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Seng Hup

Seng Hup’s lights of hope Light symbolizes hope. At Seng Hup Lighting, this message shines brightly through the variety of lights ranging from modern, classical to vintage. While the larger chandeliers are popular among owners of high end bungalows, the smaller range of chandeliers and lights are sought after by the young generation of condo […]

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Grafiti Angel

Thriving on a bright outlook “Shine bright like a diamond,’’ goes the lyric of a song. For Bludiamond founder Lilian Lo, it is not only the diamonds that are sparkling; everyday for her is a day of smiles. “I’m happy to be in this line; people look for me on joyous occasions. So you see […]

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HareNet

A line of business born out of Mother’s Love She was shopping for baby products for her three young children when it suddenly occurred to HareNet Marketing co-founder Ammie Chong that these could be a line of business too. “Seeing myself buying and discovering new baby products for my children inspired me to venture into the baby […]

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Corvan

Online sales strategies intensified by MCO Sales had dropped 98% at the start of the Movement Control Order (MCO) period for smart home appliances company Corvan Asia, but it fought back and doubled up on its online marketing. The result was a ‘drastic’ jump, of more than 30% in its online sales, which picked up […]

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Candle Pit Stop

Challenges in online selling of scented candles The whole shopping dynamics for scented candles has changed, post the Movement Control Order (MCO) period. No longer can they just be displayed on shelves where customers can touch, smell and feel them, it is now all about getting a ‘total scentsorial experience’ online. How is that possible? […]

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Enclode

Starting a smart clothing line in Malaysia Arising from Covid-19, the concept of safety in clothing may go beyond what is usually applied in personal protective equipment used in hospitals and the workplace. Coming up with its range of eco-friendly, anti-bacterial and anti-odour clothing, textile engineering driven brand Enclode, looks set to change the apparel […]

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e-gift

High demand for e-gift vouchers during MCO The demand for e-vouchers from DCR E-Gift Vouchers had shot up during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, benefitting  organisations that could offer these e-vouchers. “Those organisations that offered the e-vouchers had twin advantages in this pandemic; orders just kept coming in and DCR could fulfil them without delay, […]

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Bling Bling Paradise

Proving the critics wrong When Sharen Ting of Bling Bling Paradise, which is well-known for its handcrafted phone covers, started her business 11 years ago, very few thought she could make money from these products. But she stuck to her belief and vision that one day, she will make it and prove them wrong. Over the […]

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Sweet House Bakery

Enjoying the challenge of finding new tastes When she made her first honey cheese cake three years ago, Jescar Yu of Sweet House Bakery felt very happy and excited. That feeling has now turned into a sense of challenge to find new tastes for her cakes, and to make the perfect cake. “I just want to bake […]

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Marshall

Building on gadgets he likes Gadget lover Alfred Khoo of Maudire, must like the product first before he develops it for sale. Instead of first assessing the market for the product, he starts from his own liking for it. “When we like the gadget, we will have the passion to build the product well,’’ said […]

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Papeleria

A business blooms from passion for fine paper stationery While helping her husband’s business which involves printing books for global markets, Foong Yin wanted to create their own special product, which they can claim to be their own brand, proudly made in Malaysia. Her venture started with designer friends coming over to help with the […]

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DCR

Moving onto the next digital challenge During the Movement Control (MCO) period, it was not only online shopping that saw an increase but also online redemptions. The trend of working from home, communicating through online Zoom calls and feeling ‘bored with nothing to do,’ had penetrated Malaysian lifestyle. This has presented a good opportunity for […]

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Yellowshorts

Moving on despite the challenges Yellowshorts Consulting may have lost a lot of profits at the time that the Movement Control Order (MCO) was announced, but it is determined to rebuild its business via online channels and in new critical areas. Clients whose budgets may be squeezed, are still keen on training in business continuity, […]

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Digifiv

Helping businesses to transform and thrive Since the Movement Control Order (MCO) period started in March, software company Digifiv has experienced growth in the pipeline of 50%, riding on the surge in demand for digital transformation. With the new emphasis on safety and social distancing, businesses that once relied on traditional methods are desperate to […]

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Smart Robie

Smart trading and info app from Trade VSA. During the first three months of the Movement Control Order (MCO), Trade VSA that utilizes a digital model for trading on Bursa Malaysia, has seen its transaction volume increase by about 20%. In line with the trend for computerized investing ideas and generated trades, first time investors […]

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Scholarships2U

Helping to find more scholarships. With lockdowns worldwide, the demand for online learning and in tandem with that, the search for scholarships, is set to increase. “We will make available more learning options and scholarships on our enhanced website which will be re-launched end of the month,’’ said Scholarships2u CEO Matthew Gan. So far, a […]