Category: Merchant Stories

Hyde & Co: How To Reinvent Your Restaurant To Capture New Audiences And Grow Your Business

Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. First published in 1886, it is a classic novel about a London lawyer who investigates strange occurrences between his friend, Dr Henry Jekyll and the...

/ December 14, 2017

How Relentless Customer Obsession Helped A Poke Theory Grow Its Business

At 24 and 26 respectively, Joey and Vannessa are as young as the waiters and waitresses they employ. Yet, they are already owners of 2 successful restaurants – A Poke...

/ November 22, 2017

Timothy Ong: The Palmary’s Founder Shares The Story Behind The “Most Humbling Phase” In His Life

Tim was the classic “Singaporean ah beng” story. He skipped school, smoked, skated, and had poor grades. At a young age, he was already condemned to be someone who will...

/ November 15, 2017

How Katto Grew Their Business By Listening To Their Customers

The age 27 is not an age you typically associate with owning a restaurant. Yet, Gabriel Liong, together with his brother Mathieu, are the proud owners of Katto, a poke-bowl...

/ November 6, 2017
Coffee Bean Store

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