Christine of Fu Wah department store has been in business for 25 years. A veteran in the beauty retail space, she doesn’t just keep up with the beauty trends but also keeps up with the digital age. She has gone online because she believes in serving her customers wherever and whenever they need her products. By going digital, she is not constrained by her physical...
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Ryan Ho used to travel frequently as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and he would always marvel at the interesting activities overseas that are unavailable in Singapore.
He and his then-girlfriend (now wife), Natasha, got intrigued when they noticed a viral vid eo of people playing soccer in inflatable...
glance, ToTT Store and Sia Huat seem like competitors, slowly encroaching on
each other’s market territory. ToTT – that’s Tools of The Trade – sells
kitchenware and tableware, while Sia Huat sells foodservice equipment. ToTT’s
main audience are homeowners, private cooks and bakers, mostly the public who
are interested in hosting at home. Sia Huat, on the other...
misconception about healthy food is that it is one of two things – not tasty or
Goodness! (that’s their real name) is combating these exact issues.
Born out of
a need to make gluten and dairy-free food more accessible and affordable,
founder Ramya Ragupathi started Oh My Goodness! focusing...
Dr Tan and Partners’ are making a bold attempt to answer a simple primary healthcare question – “wouldn’t it be convenient for you to go to a clinic in Jakarta that had access to the same medical records as the clinic you went to a few days ago in Singapore?” Their answer – A network of clinics with the same branding and same quality. Scaling primary healthcare for growth...
There are many trends
in today’s zeitgeist. Sustainability and eco-friendly sourcing of products,
health-crazes like the Paleo Diet, and everything underneath the sun on ethical
business. Terry Peh founded his company, Good Dog People, on a whole amalgamation
of these points. Sourcing products from
reputable brands, quality-controlling their products and maximizing...
Truly good sushi demands a premium.
Not just in price, which is a given, but in skilled hands to create, in palette
to appreciate, and especially in time required to source. Unfortunately, not
being amid the hustle and bustle of Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji fish market means
that those in Singapore looking for high-quality sushi are at a loss....
Modern-day marketing, bridging connections in
the influencer landscape Brigitte
Chua, co-founder of Hype and Seek, holds onto a very interesting business
premise, one that is both very millennial, and very niche. In fact, it is
treading new ground on the changing marketing and advertising world, yet Hype
and Seek is barely into its second year of...
KeepWear, an underwear fashion
wants his drawers to be in everyone's drawers.
retail start-up, KeepWear, sells exactly that. Unmentionables. Intimates.
line of fun, fashion skivvies is the direct result of a conversation Kenny had
with his business partner.
Zeemart, making Food and Beverage supply more black and white
An interesting statistic that founders of Zeemart, Keith Tan and Neeraj Sundarajoo, will share with you is 50% of Food and Beverage (F&B) start-ups do not survive beyond 3 years in Singapore.
Couple that with a staggering 90% do not survive beyond 5 years, and suddenly reasoning why the turnover of...