Is literally everyone shopping online these days? Are brick-and-mortar stores headed the way of the dodo? And if so, what else will unsentimental millennial or Gen Z shoppers drive to extinction next?
What happens when China – both ground zero of the epidemic and the locomotive of the global economy shunting the world’s fortunes — grinds to a halt? Luxury players brace themselves for a world of hurt.
Building a castle is difficult; defending and maintaining it is harder still, so goes an Asian proverb. How do Singapore’s leading entrepreneurial families keep it going while getting ahead of the curve — by diversifying, digitalising or devising a solid succession strategy?
“We want to turn Singapore into a major bird’s nest trading hub using AI and blockchain technology.”
“We’re always creating new concepts. Now we can even refresh pre-loved or heirloom pieces for our clients.’
A 100-year-old horticulture business tells us what they do to keep their great-grandparents’ company running — even in an increasingly digitised world.