By Ma. Teresa Diaz
From a roving salesman of everything from bath soaps, laundry detergents to toothpaste, Frank Sevilla rose to become the highest ranking Filipino at Lloyds Bank—one of England’s oldest banks— when it first opened its office in the Philippines in 1977.
Starbucks said Thursday its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other food offerings helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes.
Internet retail titan Amazon on Thursday reported a money-losing quarter despite impressive growth in sales, sending shares plummeting by more than nine percent.
An industry association expects sales of electric vehicles in the country to reach P4.44 billion by 2015, about 20 times higher than the P214.2 million recorded in 2013, as the country continues to makes a push for this energy-efficient and eco-friendly transportation.
Vehicle importers and distributors continued their winning streak in June as sales surged by 21 percent to 2,973 units, driven largely by the double-digit growths posted by both the passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments.