If asked to say something about himself, Randy Sayson Binondo would simply say that he is “laki his hirap” – that he grew up struggling, so he is used to hardships, challenges and poverty. during his childhood.
Hailing from Naga City, Camarines Sur, Randy is the most enterprising of his 22 siblings. As a child, he sold everything he could in his small hometown of Camarines Sur to get by. Once he grew up, he traveled to Metro Manila hoping to find a much more comfortable life.
However, living in the concrete jungle of Manila turned out to be more difficult. There was even a time when he had to live and sleep under a bridge.
As relentless as he is, Randy found an opportunity in 2009 to become a Filipino Overseas Worker (OFW) in Dubai. Fast forward to 8 years later, his first business upon returning home was to start a burger franchise which he called Two Guys Burger House. His food business has been a resounding success. Eventually he was able to branch out and open more joints in Antipolo City, Baguio City, Silang, Cavite and – in a nice gesture of closing the loop – Camarines Sur.
The difficult period of the pandemic and the big comeback
Three years of success in the food business all but disappeared in 2020, when COVID-19 hit the country. Refusing to resign, Randy took on job after job, no matter how “risky” it made him feel. He eventually got the chance to become a Zumba fitness instructor, where he met several lifestyle brand distributors. This fueled his interest in the world of online distribution and sales and the health and beauty industry could be his opportunity.
“I had no knowledge and had reservations as this was my first foray into health and beauty,” Randy admits. “But I studied it, and eventually I made acquaintances who would buy abroad and become my partners.”
Thus, Johnrev Skinceuticals was born.
The goal of this new business venture is to be a one stop shop for pampering. “If a consumer buys from us, I want them to feel pampered from head to toe,” says Randy. And indeed, the success of his business rests on the mantra ‘you name it, we have it.‘
More than that, Randy’s business can also provide reliable, affordable, high quality health and beauty products to many different countries – United States, Canada, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Australia. and Europe, among others.
How did Randy find himself coming full circle and selling all things health and beauty under the big yellow sun? With the help of a big yellow machine, DHL Express.
Big Yellow Machine in Shiny Armor
Carrying over 500 brands and shipping to over 20 Filipino-run home stores around the world, having a reliable shipping partner was the obvious next step for Randy. As if the stars aligned for him again, DHL came along and finally helped him open an account.
“I used to do everything myself, but with DHL I can really feel how much they care about their customers. They know what they’re doing and find ways to make it happen, ”comments Randy. In just 24 hours, his business’s shipping requirements were set up. “My international customers often praise our company in terms of delivery because my products arrive quickly and without damage,” he adds. Using international express service, he built a physical store – with plans for a larger bonded warehouse underway.
Randy has since appreciated DHL’s exceptional shipping services and everything that goes with it: paperless commerce, fast delivery, secure packaging, value-added DHL webinars, on-demand deliveries that keep sellers and customers up to date with their needs. packages, market information, and more.
“If I didn’t have an account, I would probably look ‘haggard’ – like I didn’t own a health and beauty business – because of all the fuss. I am grateful to DHL because I can proudly say that Johnrev Skinceuticals products can be shipped anywhere in the world!
Find a goal
If asked to say something about himself, Randy Sayson Binondo could tell you that he is now a strong supporter of local businesses. His business reflects this, as he acquires locally made products to collect and distribute to his loyal customers. Packaging designed by local artisans may even be in the works. It is simply a testament to Randy’s relentless willingness to help others as he has been helped; to let others taste the success of a hasty bustle worthy of an entrepreneur in the health and beauty industry.
He reminds aspiring entrepreneurs like him that while life is difficult, it is not impossible to make your dreams come true. You can be successful, help people and have fun with the right opportunities, the right skills and mindset, and the right partners to help you reach greater heights.
To learn more about JohnRev Skinceuticals’ wide product line, please visit Johnrev Skinceuticals on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/johnrevskin
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