SME Archive

Growing Cabbage in Lowland Farms

Farmers in the upland and mid-elevation areas of the country used to be the only successful growers of the highly nutritious high-value vegetables brassicas or crucifers. But the development, production and commercial distribution of heat-tolerant, lowland-adaptable hybrid varieties of cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Chinese cabbage, and kai-lan by progressive vegetable seed companies have enabled lowland farmers

How to Start a Pharmacy

Medicine is one of the basic needs of every society. This explains why drugstores continue to flourish in sales despite the economic crisis. In the Philippines, for instance, the market for pharmaceuticals is over P110 billion. You will notice, too, that drugstores nowadays are not exclusive to medicines but have expanded to selling health and

Starting a Money Changing Business

There are many places that have a strong demand for a money changing business. The growth of tourism and our large OFW population has guaranteed a huge market to be tapped by money changers. This is one opportunity you may not want to miss. It is a simple business if you know how to start

Tips in Starting a Laundry Business

Do you want a simple business that has a growing demand and high profit potential? A laundry shop may be your dream business. Reliable “labanderas” are getting harder to find and busy people often have no more time to do their own laundry. Below is short list of the steps you need to take to

The Importance of Point-of-Sale or POS System

Technology is moving business forward. If you’re a retailer who refuses to upgrade your point of sale methodology, it’s quite possible you’ll be left behind in a world of calculators, printed receipts and late night inventory checks. POS systems provide retailers with a user-friendly means of bringing their company into the 21st century. One of

Breeding and Culture of Angelfish

SCIENTIFIC NAME : Pterophyllum scalare Angelfish are one of the most beautiful tropical fish that is relatively easy to care for. They belong to the family Cichlidae. These species are endemic to the Amazon River basin in tropical South America. Naturally, they can be found in soft, acid warm water (around 28° C) most of