Monday, December 6, 2021

How A Bajaj Three-Wheeler Turned A Former Snack Vendor Into A Big Time Franchisor

How A Bajaj Three-Wheeler Turned A Former Snack Vendor Into A Big Time Franchisor


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In the city of Calamba, Laguna, Bajaj Philippines, exclusive distributor of the Bajaj Three-wheeler, met Apple Mercado who shared her inspiring business success story.

According to Mercado, she started selling french fries, fishballs, kwek-kwek (tempura-like Filipino street food), and siomai (dumplings) when she was just in college. Diligence, perseverance, and passion in entrepreneurship is the reason why she continued doing this business. This mindset helped her establish a well-known milk tea shop in Laguna.

Mercado credits the success of her business endeavors to her innovative approach towards it. For instance, what used to be sold using a bicycle, Apple now uses a rolling store made of Bajaj Maxima Cargo to sell ice scramble.

The customized Bajaj Maxima Cargo rolling store became very popular with her customers, in fact, Apple’s customers now refers to her rolling store as ‘Queen Scrambie’.

Larger [body and 236.2 CC engine], more gas efficient [Fuel Injection System], availability [800+ dealer stores] and affordable service [700+ parts and service shops] are some of the features Apple cited as her top reasons why Bajaj Maxima Cargo is her to-go three-wheeler.

Within half a month or 16 days and with a capital of only Php 400,000.00, Apple’s rolling store now generates almost Php 25,000.00 per day.

Although diligence, perseverance and passion play a key role in the success of small businesses, adding innovative solutions such as reliable and efficient vehicle will take one’s business to another level.

Apple Mercado left a statement for those who are planning to start their own business saying “Like me, the Bajaj Maxima Cargo can also carry you to the ascent”.

Trimotors Technology Corporation is the exclusive distributor of Bajaj Three-wheelers here in the Philippines that has over 800 outstanding authorized dealer stores and 700+ parts and service shops nationwide.

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