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Pre-owned, unworn, big business: used watch dealers go big time

For the curious passerby, or the shopper after a new, coveted timepiece, it doesn't help that many of the used-watch shops are found right next door to these high-end boutiques.

SK Jewellery launches lab-grown diamond line of products

SK Jewellery on Thursday launched a new line of lab-grown diamonds (LGDs), catering to millennials and changing demands in the diamond industry.

Head honcho of watchmaker Audemars Piguet unfazed by strong reaction to its new Code 11.59 collection

SINGAPORE - Mr Francois-Henry Bennahmias straightens up in his seat, squares his shoulders and thrusts out his chest.

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...

Former bodyguard is now towkay of his own security firm

SIMON Ng spent most of his life being a security officer, and has now built a company training people in the security field - and doing it quite successfully, too.

Crafting IYUNO's success story

IYUNO Media Group, which provides subtitling and dubbing services, now employs some 700 people globally and counts Softbank Ventures Asia among its biggest backers.

Driving EtonHouse with 4Ps

PRE-SCHOOL operator EtonHouse International Education Group founder and managing director Ng Gim Choo has led the business for the past 24 years but is now happy to pass the baton to her son.

A business that almost wasn't

CITYNEON Holdings executive chairman and group CEO Ron Tan now runs a company worth some S$700 million but it might have never been.

Unlocking the hidden joy in pawnbroking

LIKE most entrepreneurs, Yeah Hiang Nam prioritises a quality customer experience to help his brand stand out from the crowd.

Furthering a philanthropic vision

WHEN it comes to entrepreneurship, it always helps to have the backing of one's family. And what better foundation is there than a family of successful entrepreneurs?