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Castlery plugs a gap in furniture industry

AFTER various attempts at startups, Castlery Pte Ltd co-founder Declan Ee finally found success in the form of e-commerce designer furniture.

Hectic life of a mumpreneur

Bouncing off the walls. That is how VLV chief executive Dolores Au describes her hectic life.

From bumboat man to cruise towkay

Png Yiow Beng, the founder of Singapore River Cruise and Trishaw Uncle, owns a fleet of 25 electric bumboats and 100 trishaws which ferry tourists daily around interesting areas in downtown...

Timing, luck and the right people behind PS.Cafe's success: Peter Teo

The new PS.Cafe at One Fullerton was meant to open just before National Day. But a week after Aug 9, Peter Teo, one of its three co-founders, was still standing in what he called "a building site...

Secretlab brings its customisable leather chairs to Europe

JUST gaming chairs? Not at Secretlab. The makers of the premium customisable leather chairs have seen success in their chairs with a diverse range of customers - not exclusively from the gaming...

A tailor to movers and shakers

Up on a back wall of local bespoke tailoring house Joe's Tailoring is a lone, framed picture of American singer Peter Cetera, of Chicago fame.

Family-run logistics business stresses service amid labour, tech challenges

HUB Distributors Services' tagline "We Believe in Service" may seem like an ordinary marketing catchphrase, but the owners of the company say that building a good relationship with their customers...

Singapore skincare brand blends beauty with tech

Nearly a decade after Ms Sabrina Tan started one of Singapore's most successful home-grown skincare companies, the feisty 43-year-old shows no signs of slowing down.

Beppe de Vito goes from floor-sweeper to top restaurateur

"Excuse me," calls a voice from a corner table at Aura Sky Lounge, the roof-top dining space of upscale Italian restaurant Aura at the National Gallery Singapore.

Stepping up its game in the halal business

SINGAPORE'S biggest up-and- coming halal industry player My Outlets Express Pte Ltd is stepping up its game with expansion activities in Japan, China and Korea, but the heart of its business still...

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