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Roulette spin leads cousins to leave jobs, now they run Asia’s largest medical aesthetics chain

The white ball bounced off slot after slot, chasing down the spinning roulette wheel that it had been set upon. It was getting...

Prive Group's Yuan Oeij: Learning to love oysters

Passionate about food, the owner of The Prive Group of eateries feels he has a duty to acquire a taste for all foods - despite having grown up hating oysters.

Popular CEO on a mission to sustain bookstores

SINGAPORE - Even as Popular Bookstore starts stocking its shelves with gadgets like drones to combat a long-term decline in revenue from books, the chain's long-serving chief, Mr Chou Cheng Ngok,...

Riding the "democratisation of aesthetics" wave

Novu Medical Aesthetics' Jennifer Loh wants ordinary, working-class folks to be able to enjoy beauty and wellness treatments without burning a hole in their pockets.

'Wizard' who went from creating window displays to mega visual spectacles

SINGAPORE - When Adrian Goh started his window display and exhibition company Mozz Creation in 1997, the first business he got was from gift retailer Cards n Such, to dress up a store's window...

Mighty Jaxx's toy story is one of guts and glory

For Mr Jackson Aw, toys are certainly no child's play.

Brothers with vision

Brothers Silas and Shamus Hwang could have coasted on the success of their family's eyewear business, but instead, they decided to take a risk - revamping the company and launching a new brand....

Saybons founder Daphane Loke on her affair with food

Ms Daphane Loke, the founder and executive chef of Saybons, a French-inspired food brand, did not like food as a child.

Putting faith and effort in beauty and wellness

Now that her beauty and wellness business has grown by leaps and bounds, Ms Wendi Chan would like to help individuals who are keen to be her franchisees as well as other start-ups.

Sprint Cass setting up its first stores overseas in HK airport

A HOMEGROWN electronics distributor is opening stores in Hong Kong International Airport next year in its maiden overseas retail venture.