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Digital banking to boost financial inclusion in PH

Digital banking is transforming the traditional financial landscape. There are now 249 digital challenger banking players globally, comprised of dynamic digital upstarts and transitioning legacy operators. The Philippines offers an attractive opportunity for this expanding market. The release of the Digital Banking Guidelines in April this year, swiftly followed by agreed licenses for Overseas Filipino …

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Impact of the pandemic to mental health

Millennials, Gen Zs see a better world emerging from COVID-19 crisis

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that wreaked havoc on the economy and the lives of millions, Filipino millennials and Gen Zs remain optimistic that the world will be able to conquer the crisis and emerge victorious, according to a recent study by Deloitte. According to Deloitte’s “2021 Global Millennial and Gen Z Survey,” 85 percent of …

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Rebuilding the economy through the essentials

Megawide is no stranger to crises. Since we started operations more than two decades ago, we have developed key insights that have helped us navigate through the different cycles and thrive amid the most difficult times in our company’s—and country’s—unfolding history. We were born during the 1997 Asian financial crisis and started out as a …

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What CEOs expect marketers to do post-crisis

We asked three CEOs from different industries what they expect from their marketers during (and eventually after) the COVID-19 crisis. These three CEOs — Aleli Arcilla, President and General Manager of Reckitt Benckiser Philippines (better known as the maker of Lysol, and Strepsils); Johnlu Koa, Founder and CEO of French Baker; and Jet Parma, President …

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Consumers, they are a-changin’

Increased dependence on technology, new concepts of identity, a demand for real experiences and a rise in consumer rating are some of the top priorities of consumers in the next 10 years, according to the Dentsu Consumer Vision 2030: The Age of Inclusive Intelligence, a futuristic study by global marketing services group Dentsu International. Drawing …

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