Category: Merchant Stories

Riff Raff: Successfully juggling business and family

Emma started a business to contribute financially to the family. Starting her own business helped her take better care of her family, as well as other families. Merchant Stories: Real...

/ March 11, 2020

Mula Cake: Starting a Business to Inspire At-Risk Youth

Dexter saw crime in his community getting worse. Starting a successful retail business let him become a positive role model to the youth in his community. Merchant Stories: Real stories...

/ March 4, 2020

Charlie’s Project: Businesswoman chooses son over career

Anna felt torn between taking care of her son Charlie’s special needs, and her job obligations. Starting her own business let her provide for Charlie while always having time for...

/ February 25, 2020
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Kittea: Taking the Path Less Travelled

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner.  Here’s Inez from Kittea, and how a sketch turned into thriving eCommerce business. We’ll...

/ December 3, 2019
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Letting Her Style Bloom — PoPPy Flora and Nature Studio

On Instagram, you can find pictures that seem like digital paintings – too pretty to exist in real life. PoPPy Flora and Nature Studio is an artisan flower shop in...

/ October 15, 2019
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The Milky Way: A Family Business where they treat you like Family

Singapore is home to a plethora of ice cream joints. From Udders to Creamier to The Daily Scoop, many of these cafes are well-loved and well-established – and even homemade...

/ October 15, 2019
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How Wicked Garlic Grew To 3 Stores In 4 Years By Improving 1% Every Day

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner.  In an industry where 28% of F&B outlets close in their first year, The...

/ September 10, 2019
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Finding Her Own Way: Shoe Mo

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner. We’ll let the story do the telling. Here’s Ginny from Shoe Mo, and how...

/ August 28, 2019

d’Good Cafe: Doing good, For Good

Stepping into d’Good Cafe’s flagship shophouse at Holland Village, this is one of the first things you’ll see: A wall of words, detailing the inception of this humble establishment, which started...

/ August 21, 2019
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Stay True To Yourself: How Park Bench Deli Made Their Mark

Big, bold and beautiful. It’s not just how the gourmet sandwiches are like at Park Bench Deli, but the story of the founders hwo went looking for trouble and founded...

/ July 12, 2019