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Grappling with tech-fueled disruptions in the retail industry

By Francis Anthony T. Valentin, Special Features Assistant Editor Technological innovations have turned the world of retail upside down. More and more consumers are using their...

Reyes Tacandong & Co. (RT&Co.): Trailblazing a path toward digital transformation

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer Technology has already made itself integral to modern business. From fields of health care, to automobiles, to agriculture,...

Navigating a more dynamic world

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer The local finance and accounting industry continues to thrive on the back of the country’s growing economy and...

The present and future of insurance brokerage

It only makes sense that as an economy grows, the need for insurance also increases. For instance, consider non-life insurance. As the average household...

Finding comfort and guidance in disruptive times

MORE AND MORE industries are facing disruption as digital technologies continue to evolve. Traditional business models are crumbling, and transformation is prevalent in the...

Five disruptive global retail trends

KPMG, one of the world’s biggest professional services firms, argues that disruption — which is often portrayed as something “that is coming” — is...

DBM warns against digital disruption as it renews call for government...

DAVAO CITY -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has alerted local governments and national agencies to be ready for digital disruption as...

Turning disruptions into opportunities

By Romsanne R. Ortiguero Oftentimes, disruption is negatively defined as a disturbance or a problem that interrupts an event, activity, or process. In this day...

BusinessWorld Economic Forum 2018 tackles realities of disruption

Last May 18, BusinessWorld, the most read and most respected business newspaper in the Philippines, triumphantly staged the third edition of its annual BusinessWorld...

Big data, a good or bad omen for Philippine business?

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer The fourth industrial revolution is heralding a world of rapidly transforming business landscapes. Across all industries, from media...

The customer-centric story of disruption

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer In a trajectory of rapid improvements, buoyed by disruptive technologies, consumers are becoming more demanding and discriminating. Emerging...

Dennis Uy to deliver keynote speech at BW Economic Forum

THE TWIN FORCES of innovation and disruption are sweeping the country’s current business landscape, and industry leaders must be quick to adapt or be...

A day in the life of Uber and Grab drivers

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltram, Special Features Writer Before becoming an Uber driver full-time, Ismael Mamaril Villanueva spent 30 years working for the government at the...

Charging away anxiety over electric vehicles

Filipinos are receptive to the idea of purchasing vehicles running on electricity, even more so than their Southeast Asian peers. That’s one of the...

When bamboo becomes a transport disruptor

By Romsanne R. Ortiguero Growing abundantly in the Philippines and the rest of Asia, bamboo is known for its versatility, multi-functionality, sustainability, and even for...

Disruption Down the Road: What Banks Are Facing And What...

By Jonee C. Bilasano So much chatter has been going around regarding the state of the banking industry. Some say it is about to undergo...

Powerful technologies

Digital technology is revolutionizing the real estate business everywhere, forcing industry players to rethink their ways of doing business and make necessary adjustments. And...

Disruptions in the local property sector

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer One of the most talked-about phenomena happening in the world of business right now is disruption. Times are...

On the streets, a culinary revolution

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran Special Features Writer It’s surprising to think that a few years ago, the most foodies can expect for a unique and...

The perils of overtourism

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino Special Features Writer The Philippines, which boasts of a colorful history and culture, rich biodiversity and stunning attractions, has continued to...

New flavors and food trends for 2018

By Romsanne R. Ortiguero The emergence of different food concepts every now and then as well as the Philippines’ hosting of international food events such...

Travel agencies’ digital dilemma

IN an age when practically anyone with a smartphone, a stable Internet connection and a credit card can book a flight and hotel room...

Start-ups transforming business landscape in the Philippines

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE START-UP ecosystem is blossoming in the Philippines, and conglomerates may be just what they need for their lift-off. A...