Information has become a major form of wealth and computer has a major way of communicating that information. Information storage and retrieval systems store records relevant to each request, retrieve the data and provide the information to the one requesting. The purpose of such system is to help access and use knowledge that has been recorded. An effective information system stores a large number of records and retrieves desired records rapidly and accurately in response to the request. In general usage, the term applies to computer-based system. Nowadays, many offices and organization have the computer-based storage that provides users with retrieval capabilities There was once a time in the Philippine Clothing Industry when a man had to go out of his way to have a decent Suit or Barong Tagalog made. It was a working mechanism back in the days when the populace was less, traffic was a breeze, time was abundant, and made-to-order rates were within every name’s reach. In the 70’s and 80’s however, the scenario gradually and progressively changed: time became such a precious and a limited commodity, vehicular traffic became daily nightmares, people who specialized in tailor-made clothes for men was a rare find, and the rates have gone way above the means of the ordinary man. These observations crystallized in the minds of a young married couple in 1991. Armed with a clear vision of meeting the growing demand in the ready-to-wear (RTW) market and also, a childhood and teenage experience of helping manage a family owned tailor shop, they launched a garment manufacturing and retail company which was later registered under the existing laws of Securities and Exchange Commission. The company was named after a biblical character in the New Testament (from the letter of St. Paul to Philemon) who was once a runaway and a useless slave, but was dramatically transformed by Christ to live a life befitting his beautiful name which means “USEFUL.” Inspired by...
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