Top 5 Clothing and Boutique Franchises in the Philippines
Although we Filipinos are often seen as people who wear simple clothing, there is no doubt that many of us have specific tastes as well. From the increasing exposure from other cultures, in particular the westernization of the Philippines, their fashion has rubbed on us as well and because fashion is always in constant these franchises have won the Filipinos by their quality, adorableness, or by their specific lifestyle. Why not join and start a franchise of one of these businesses, after all, they are profitable!
Originally founded in 1987 as a retail store for selling t-shirts for men, today it is now an established name in the Philippines for its passion of displaying local creativity, consideration for the proper attire for the hot weather. Consider franchising with Bench if you want to support our local brands!
There are no disclosed information pertaining to the investment costs and franchise fee. You must contact them with the information below to tell them you are interested and wanting to inquire further.
Address: Bench Tower 30th Street Corner Rizal Drive, Crescent Park West 5, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines
Facebook Page: facebook.com/benchtmofficial
Telephone no.: (02)777-7888 loc. 120
Fax no.: (02)777-7888 loc. 307
If McDonald’s rival is Jollibee, then Penshoppe is the main competition of Bench. Opened in Cebu in 1986, it gradually made an image of itself for its sophisticated designs, dominating the clothing industry of the Mindanao and Visayas region. Now for more than 20 years, they have proven to be consistent in providing quality design and still become a trendsetter. They have since then opened globally, and with the experience they have, wouldn’t you want to start your own Penshoppe franchise?
The cost is not disclosed but is said to be P8M to P10M and includes all the necessities in starting up. You must contact Penshoppe with their contact information given below to inquire more about the real costs.
Contact Person: Jannette Caoili-Sagun, Business Development Manager
Telephone no.: (632) 366-7151 to 58 loc. 183
Fax no.: (632) 361-4111
3. Folded & Hung
Another local brand, it was established in 1998 to create clothing specifically for clubbing but later on ventured to other attires for partying, runway and streetwear. Their existence has proven quite successful as they changed the quality standard in clothing!
Total investment cost: approximately P3.5 (depends on store size and rent)
The oldest among the lists, Le Tanneur started in 1898, it designs and sells luxury leather bags and luggage for men and women alike. They offer international deliveries for a specific fee, and starting in the 1990s, they have expanded and opened up their doors for franchising to entrepreneurs passionate about the retail business.
Contract: 5 years
Capital contribution: € 100,000
Franchise fee: € 20, 000
Required lot size: minimum of 90 sqm
Total investment cost: € 100,000
Royalty fee: 2% of gross monthly sales
Preferred site: Malls and commercial areas
Address: Unit 2807 Jollibee Plaza, F. Ortigas, Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines
Telephone no.: (02)634-0586, (02)634-3717
Mobile no.: 0920-983-0247, 0917-881-6999
A true entrepreneurial idea, TOPS is unconventional in that it doesn’t place its stores in high foot traffic areas such as commercial areas. They instead place them in obscure areas. How do they profit? With this kind of marketing, they are able to manage their discounted merchandise and maximize their profits at the same time since they do not compete with other brands.
Capital Expenditure: P800,000 to P1M for a 100 sqm store
Initial order of merchandise: approximately P1.2m
Refundable deposit: P300,000 guaranteed
Royalty fee: 5% of gross sales
Labor, utilities, rentals, and local marketing expenses
High standards for business integrity
Advertising and marketing support
Geographical marketing plan
Management training program
Staff training program
Operations and sales support
System and inventory management support
Marketing and Website exposure
On-going support by management team
Address: Unit 1001-02, 10th Floor, Richmonde Plasa, San Miguel Ave., Ortigas, Pasig City, Philippines