TGP conducts its quarterly Kape at Kwentuhan (Coffee and Storytelling) to further build capacity among its franchisees. Covering various topics and panel discussions on Finance, Employee and Franchisee Rights, and Marketing, the event was held this year at Clark, Pampanga last September 6, 2019. It convened a total of 71 franchisees from seven provinces across Luzon, namely Tarlac, Bulacan, Pampanga, Zambales, Pangasinan, Bataan, Benguet and Mountain Province.
With the goal of steady expansion and bringing affordable medicines to more Filipinos across the Philippines, Kape at Kwentuhan is one of the ways TGP shares knowledge and support to its franchisees, along with other activities such as the TGP Summit.
Gordon Mines, who is based in Nigeria, flew in to attend the Kape at Kwentuhan at Clark. A multiple franchise owner, he and his wife own and manage four TGP branches in Pampanga. Their initial investment funded their first TGP branch, whose profits in turn funded their subsequent three stores.
TGP, which has close to 2,000 community drugstores nationwide, believes in continuous engagement with its partner franchisees so they remain agile and responsive to relevant developments of the sector.