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What worked, and what didn’t, for remote workers

The way we work changed dramatically as the world adapted to remote working. By Teck Wee Lim, Regional Director, ASEAN, CyberArk

Going with the flow

THERE was a time when Lim Kian Chun was your garden variety angel investor. Armed with a "small" fund, seeding fintech, consumer and media tech startups.

Lunch Actually: Hearts grow fonder amid Covid-19 isolation

BEING unable to socialise during the pandemic only made people thirst more for interpersonal connections. It was this that drove the demand in...

Far East Flora: A blooming online business

DIGITAL readiness on both the front and back ends helped Far East Flora push through the difficult circuit-breaker period and pandemic pressures...

Cicheti Group: Oven-baked pizzas make for fiery sales

The Cicheti group of Italian restaurants owes a big part of its success in 2020 to one food item: pizza.

Most of Cicheti’s food-delivery...

Prime Group: Stockpiling, shortages test supermarket’s reflexes

LIKE most Singapore supermarket operators, Prime Group’s sales jumped by 15 to 25 per cent as people stockpiled groceries and necessities at the...

X-Inc: After surviving, it is time to thrive

IT is full steam ahead for X-Inc, after having branched out from its food-services business FoodXervices to enter the co-working spaces and shared...

Secretlab: Gaming chairs draw new following

GAMERS have been Secretlab’s traditional market since it launched in 2014, but work-from-home arrangements propelled its ergonomic chairs from...

Ninja Van: E-commerce surge was both a boon and challenge

FOR courier company Ninja Van, the transformation of e-commerce into a lifeline for companies and consumers in 2020 was a boon for business, but...

Phoon Huat: Riding a pandemic-fuelled baking frenzy

“LOCKDOWN baking” took the world by storm in 2020, and Singapore was no exception. “Circuit bakers” snapped up ingredients such as flour, sugar...

SF Group: Staying on track for growth

SF Group recorded double-digit topline growth last year, even though the pandemic halved the 40 per cent growth rate it had enjoyed over the last...