billboards

Trendspotting 2022 and beyond

At the recently concluded 12th Mansmith Market Masters Conference, we asked three seasoned marketers – Kakam Gabunada, Vice President of Nestle Philippines; John Rubio, Country Director of Facebook; and Steven Tan, President of SM Supermalls in the Philippines and China – about trends that will emerge in 2022 and beyond. Here is a summary of…

manufacturing

Factory output surged 539.7% in Aug

The finished goods churned out by the country’s factories soared 539.7 percent year-on-year in August due to the base effects from lower output amid last year’s stringent lockdowns. The Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) monthly integrated survey of selected industries (Missi) report for August released Thursday showed a dramatic reversal of the 82.2-percent drop in the…