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Swiss-born Singapore residents expand SaladStop! to Seoul and Barcelona

On top of chicken rice, curry puffs and kaya, Singapore can add to its list of culinary exports the salad and the wrap.

New name, new look to grow aromatherapy business globally

TEN years ago, Singapore entrepreneur Cheryl Gan, 40, dived into the aromatherapy business - despite it being already dominated by players from Australia, Thailand, UK and the like. In fact, for...

Turning obstacles into opportunities

NOW in its 18th year of operations, Oilfield Services & Supplies Pte Ltd (OSS) is a Singapore company that manufactures, services and provides rental of tools and components for the oil, gas...

Flying high in a niche business

ON THE SURFACE, WingsOverAsia Pte Ltd looks like what its managing director Ng Yeow Meng describes as a "country club for aviation enthusiasts". The firm's Seletar Airport site - which it moved...

Futuristic manufacturing system helps firms ride automation wave

BEHIND the drawn metal doors of a nondescript factory at the northern tip of Singapore, A4-sized smart carts moved autonomously on small monorail tracks that could change tack on its own, while a...

He got inspiration for startup from being girlfriend's courier

IT started with him being a courier for his girlfriend's goods. As Cai Li travelled frequently, his friends began to request him to help them purchase products exclusively found in those countries...

The Duck that lays the Golden egg

SALTED egg, a craze that has survived decades - from salted egg seafood dishes to salted egg yolk tarts, the rich flavour has seen it all. For The Golden Duck, its unconventional attempt at...

A-Plus doesn't come easy for this homegrown firm

CARVING out a niche in food and e-commerce has helped A-Plus Automation make a name for itself in the materials management industry.

Paying Homage to the elderly in Singapore

IN HER first 10 years, Gillian Tee was cared for by elderly people. As a child, she lived with her grandmother, and her direct caretaker until she was 10 was a woman in her sixties.

Digital strategy nets fish retailer bigger catch

DishTheFish straddles a wet market stall in Beo Crescent and an e-commerce platform, with plans to expand into a mall next month. Husband-and-wife team Jeffrey Tan, 32, and Angeline Ong, 29, speak...

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