How Hope Technik went from free-spirited start-up to rigorous engineering firm

TRANSFORMATION is often seen - if erroneously - as an exercise meant for traditional firms which have not yet made the leap from old methods to future-ready approaches.

An engineer’s rules for running a business

Peter Ho sold everything he had to make his business a success; 10 rules guide his thinking

Maximising new opportunities in an old trade

JEWELLERY collections and designer handbags fill the shop window. Indoors, friendly staff wait behind glittering display counters.

BreadTalk's George Quek on conquering the world, one loaf at a time

Today, BreadTalk Group - where Mr Quek is founder and chairman - has nearly 1,000 stores spread over 100 cities in 17 countries. It is aiming to have 2,000 by 2022.

How Michelle Yong expanded her family’s construction business

Michelle Yong, 39, comes from a family that is known for building some of Singapore's most iconic developments, such as Gardens by the Bay and UOB Plaza 1 and 2.

Why Krystal Tan left law to set up luxe travel boutique Blue Sky Escapes

How her vacation breaks as a lawyer has helped her create unique experiences for her travel boutique Blue Sky Escapes

How does Italian fashion brand Kiton sell its $50,000 suits?

Keeping things fresh for customers who already have everything is key, says CEO Antonio de Matteis

Family-run for 200 years: champagne house Billecart-Salmon’s success story

Keeping it in the family has been a strength, says Antoine Roland-Billecart

Modern twist on old trades: what 5 business owners are doing to shake things up

In an age where most people live in a throwaway society, and anything bright, new and shiny is preferred, it is hard to believe anyone would want to spend money on second-hand goods. But step into...

Nanotech’s Shi Xu took 60% pay cut for 2 years to keep company afloat

Now executive chairman of the multinational firm, the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year talks about the embattled journey and lessons learned.


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