All posts by Visakan Veerasamy

Visa is CandyBar's blog editor. He's a 3-time Quora Top Writer, and he's working on a project to write a million words. Hopes to someday enjoy a glass of scotch from beyond the Earth's atmosphere.

The CandyBar Launch Party – How We Got Started

In October of 2017, the ReferralCandy team launched CandyBar, a digital loyalty app for small businesses. Our engineering, product and marketing teams all came together to organize the launch event,...

/ January 16, 2018

11 Of The Best Restaurant Menu Examples

Your menu is one of the most important parts of your restaurant or cafe. It’s also true for nail salons and massage palours. It has a measurable impact on how...

/ December 13, 2017

Thinking Of Printing Loyalty Cards? 3 Reasons Why You Should Reconsider

Are you looking to print loyalty cards? Maybe your customers have been badgering you for a loyalty program. Or maybe you’re just thinking it would be a nice way to...

/ November 10, 2017

How To Choose Your Loyalty Rewards: Suggestions And Best Practices

So, your customers have been asking about your loyalty program, and you’re thinking of setting one up. Problem is, you’re not quite sure what the loyalty reward should be. How...

/ November 2, 2017

Merchant Spotlight: Mission Juice

Mission Juice is a modern cold-press juice store in sunny Singapore, located at 12 Gopeng Street #01-29, along Anson Road at Tanjong Pagar. Their juices have been featured in articles...

/ October 27, 2017

How To Compete With Starbucks

A question that’s always interesting to ask people who run or manage cafes: how do you compete with Starbucks? This is a question that’s been tackled several times. Here are...

/ October 26, 2017

Merchant Spotlight: Matchaya

Matchaya is a Japanese confectionery and tea outlet in Singapore. They have two locations, one at Icon Village on Gopeng Street, and another at The Cathay. They also do popup...

/ October 26, 2017

Merchant Spotlight: Artistry Cafe

Artistry is a popular cafe and art gallery in central Singapore, at 17 Jalan Pinang in the Bugis area. It was launched in 2012 by co-founders Prashant and Marcel. They...

/ October 20, 2017

12 Secrets of The Most Successful Coffeeshops

Here’s a popular question on Quora: What’s the secret to a successful coffeeshop? There’s a great answer by Peter Baskerville, which we’ve reproduced here with some light editing: 1.Consistently serving...

/ October 10, 2017
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How Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Used Millennial Marketing to Build a $500M Franchise

There are a lot of coffee shops in this world. In spite of this fact, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CB&TL) has managed to dominate the industry. The brand is...

/ October 5, 2017