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All posts by Cheryl Chia

Bao Cyprus:
A Mission to Bring Cosmo-London to Nicosia

Bao Cyprus: A mission to bring cosmo-London to Nicosia

Andreas and Katerina Pyrishi missed London so much they decided to recreate their favourite restaurant in Nicosia, Cyprus. Here is the Merchant Story of Bao Cyprus  A cosmopolitan city like...

/ April 26, 2021
Mak Tok – Bringing Sambal to Sheffield

Bringing Sambal to Sheffield: Mak Tok’s successes in the UK

A saucy story – William Chew’s journey to starting Mak Tok in Sheffield with the ultimate goal of taking care of his family financially, took him through The Dragons’ Den...

/ April 19, 2021
Dou Ji Artisanal Beverages – A thirst for success

Dou Ji Artisanal Beverages – A thirst for success

Pamela and William set out to quench the thirst of Shanghai, one bottle at a time, by starting Dou Ji Artisanal Beverages. Here is their Merchant story. Like many other...

/ February 1, 2021
Upskill your employees to keep them motivated

Upskill your employees to keep them motivated

In these difficult times where companies are retrenching staff – sometimes in less than savoury ways to cut costs – morale in the workforce is generally low and employees typically...

/ January 25, 2021
Khadi London - Fabrics with
a difference

Khadi London: Fabrics with a difference

Kishore Shah always had an interest in changing the world for the better. Here’s how he found the power to make an impact by starting social enterprise, Khadi London. Here...

/ January 21, 2021
Hungry Nerds: Darren’s path from foodie to chef

Hungry Nerds: Darren’s path from foodie to chef

Darren’s passion for food led him to leave his radio job to focus on putting smiles on customers’ faces. Here is the story of Hungry Nerds. When Darren Wee started...

/ December 23, 2020
Cambodia Knits: Helping one stitch at a time

Cambodia Knits: Helping one stitch at a time

Monika wanted to make a direct impact on the impoverished villages around her in Cambodia. To make a difference, she started social enterprise Cambodia Knits. Here’s her Merchant Story. Originally...

/ December 16, 2020
Succeed in influencer marketing on the first try

Succeed in influencer marketing on the first try

Traditional media is dead. Long Live the Influencer. With many brands realising the fledgeling hold of conventional media (i.e. newspapers and print magazines) on its audiences and the changing ways...

/ October 22, 2020
Writing the Perfect Press Release

Writing the Perfect Press Release For Your Small Business

Buy this, look at that, follow this! With all this noise surrounding the mediascape, how would a small business cut through the cacophony with a press release to create a...

/ October 15, 2020
How to Join a Food Delivery Platform and Thrive

How To Join A Food Delivery Platform And Thrive

In recent years, restaurants realised that customers would love to have quality meals right in their own homes, resulting in an increasing number of brick-and-mortar stores joining food delivery platforms....

/ September 5, 2020