Author: Raz

5 Things You Should Consider When Starting A Restaurant Business In Malaysia

Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures, especially when it comes to food. The local culinary talents are a dime a dozen, where many dream of opening their own restaurant. With that said, building a restaurant is no easy task. As eating-out in Malaysia is a common thing, customers are easy to come by – and that means secure revenue. The right restaurant in the right location has a high chance of gen...

5 Quirky Aspects Of Malaysian Work Culture

Every country has their quirks in cultures and practices. With Malaysia being the cultural melting-pot that it is, distinctive features of its’ working culture have been noted, some of which may make you go “that’s so us lah!”. 1. Don’t worry, I’ll do my best! The culture in Malaysia is simple. If you hire someone to do something, you will be assured that they will do their best. What they don’t t...

4 Recommendations for Singaporean SMEs Seeking Rapid Growth

The digital economy presents us with problems and opportunities. Small companies now have an unprecedented reach with their customer base. This shift in business operations is transforming industries and offering new ways to overcome constraints that were previously untenable. The downside to this, is that the restructuring of internal and external affairs means a difficult time for businesses. As...

Need a Fuss Free Office Space? Here’s 5 co-working spaces in Malaysia!

It was only a decade ago that in order to set up an office one would need to source for a space, set up in the interior, install necessary infrastructure and furniture, employ cleaners etc. Co-working spaces have become a huge hit, with most reporting an occupancy rate between 80-90%.  Check out these fuss free co-working spaces that are sure to not only brighten your mood when you head to work bu...

Music In Your Malaysian Store: What To Know About Licensing

Music is an effective tool to create the right ambience and setting for your establishment. It sets the tone for customers and tells them what kind of business you are from the second they walk-in. Furthermore, studies have shown that playing music is beneficial for the well-being of a person in many ways, directly affecting the moods and motivations of your staff. So, it’s simple, right? Get a sp...

Lessons from the Dolce & Gabbana Backlash in China

Dolce & Gabbana products are being shelved by Chinese e-commerce sites amid a spiraling backlash from their advertising campaign. Celebrities and netizens have been quick to label the ad as “racist” and “insensitive” to the Chinese community. The ads, released earlier last week, were meant hype up an upcoming fashion show in Shanghai. Featured in the ad was a Chinese woman struggling to eat pi...

The Routine Of Self-Made Millionaires

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a self-made millionaire? Contrary to appearances, it isn’t always about the prestige and glamour that is associated with being a millionaire. It really boils down to discipline, self control and dedication. These little things are the secrets to their hard-earned success. Read on to find out more about the routines of self-made millionaires and how you...

Lessons from the Dolce & Gabbana Backlash in China

Dolce & Gabbana products are being shelved by Chinese e-commerce sites amid a spiraling backlash from their advertising campaign. Celebrities and netizens have been quick to label the ad as “racist” and “insensitive” to the Chinese community. The ads, released earlier last week, were meant hype up an upcoming fashion show in Shanghai. Featured in the ad was a Chinese woman struggling to eat pi...

3 Things Singaporeans Can Learn from What To Eat’s Failure

A Singaporean food delivery company, ‘What To Eat‘, became unreachable after failing to pay their merchants for services provided to them. What To Eat was founded in 2013 and was one of the first food delivery services to gain popularity in Singapore, alongside Deliveroo and Foodpanda. The owner, 40 year-old Benson Lo, had seemingly disappeared when a reporter tried to reach out to him...

4 Quick Strategies To Help Singaporean Small Businesses Make An Impact

Branding is always hard to get across. How do you maintain the fine line between being a business and being relatable? If you want your business to rise above the digital noise, you’re going to require a substantial investment in branding. To get consumers to talk about your product or service, you need to make a strong, memorable impact on them. While trying to be individualistic and creative com...

5 Small Business Problems And What Malaysians Can Do About It

Small companies are faced with many challenges in their initial years. It’s easy to see why folks tread carefully during the first few years of business, as there are so many things that could go wrong. From finding customers, generating leads, creating an email list to hiring the right staff and balancing growth and quality, Scaling a business is one of the toughest things for a business. However...

3 Things You Must Know Before Running a Food Truck

One of the quickest way to enter the restaurant business with a low startup cost is by setting up a food truck. Running a food truck business is a lower-cost alternative to your usual brick and mortar restaurant. Similar to operating a traditional restaurant, the marketing, menu, and location are essential ingredients of a successful food truck business. While it may seem and sound easier to set u...

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