Towkays Speak

Having corporate experience helps with the job, says Lim Kee's next-gen leader

HAVING corporate experience helps with the job, says Ang Khim Wee, who - with two sisters - is part of the next generation helping to run the...

Hard work key to Koufu CEO's success

FROM school dropout to street hawker, coffee shop owner and, finally, founder of a local food-and-beverage empire, entrepreneur Pang Lim's journey - spanning five decades - was one marked by sheer...

Humility, managing people are key to the role, says Mothercare's Pang Fu Wei

AS successor to the Pang Kim Hin Group, known for bringing British baby goods brand Mothercare to Singapore, Pang Fu Wei says humility and the art...

Joey Yap, Feng Shui Master

WHEN JOEY YAP speaks, everyone listens. He commands an audience of thousands at his popular seminars and workshops, and when he's hired for a...

Wanting to be own boss, brothers take plunge into F&B business

WANTING to be their own boss, three brothers have given up corporate careers and dived full-time into an F&B (food and beverage) business....

Betting big on technification in South-east Asia

THERE has never been a better time than now to be a tech investor in South-east Asia.

Even Rasel Catering has had its bad bets

RASEL Catering generates millions in turnover these days, but it has had its share of bad bets and low periods.

In 2003, the homegrown...

i.Jooz gives fresh twist to vending machines

With over 400 machines deployed in Singapore and having expanded overseas to 20 countries though machine distribution or loose partnerships, Fruits Vending Pte Ltd attempts to fulfil its mission...

Ditching corporate life to start you tiao business

IT was 2017 and Audrey Chew was looking for something new to do. She had returned to Singapore after five years of working for a Brazilian mining company in China.

"I went to fintech, AI (...

Successes that grew out of setbacks, missteps

WHILE breaking into their respective new markets and forging ahead, Udders co-owner Wong Peck Lin and Jean Yip group managing director Mervin Wee both faced their fair share of challenges during...

Irvin's Salted Egg was born out of a bleeding business

LOCAL snack brand Irvin's Salted Egg may be a regional empire now, but its famed chips were once a stopgap solution to bolster a struggling...