Retail Planning: How to Handle the Holiday Surge

With school holidays and the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) approaching, crowds of customers will be clamouring to get their hands on some good deals. As a small or medium business owner, it can be hard to prepare without the resources larger businesses have. However, there are several things you can still do with a bit of retail planning.

5 Ways You’re Losing Your Retail Customers

Customer loyalty and retention are key for your business. Losing customers means losing sales, revenue and maybe even your reputation. But why is customer retention so important? Well, the probability of successfully selling to a new customer is about 5-20% as compared to the 60-70% to an existing customer. That is an incredible difference!

9 Best Luggage Stores in Singapore For All Your Travel Essentials

Throw your hands in the air if you also love to travel! Wandering the world and exploring new destinations is always so exciting, but before you go, there are some essential things to consider. One of them being your luggage, of course! Quality, durability and lightweight—the three things you should always look for in luggage. After all, you don’t want to lug around a heavy suitcase or worse, have your belongings damaged when travelling! So, where can you find these travel essentials? Begin right here at these 9 travel stores to buy the best luggage in Singapore!

5 Ways You’re Losing Your F&B Customers

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Are you losing customers in your restaurant? Or maybe you’re not getting enough customers to come in, whether they are new or returning. Customer retention is essential for any business in the F&B industry. Loyal, returning customers are literally your key to better business, more sales and as a result, more revenue.

12 VTL Countries to Vacation Away From Singapore

If you’re excited to venture out of Singapore and search for that new adventure, you’ll be happy to know that Singapore’s borders have opened up to many countries for quarantine-free travel. With the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between several countries, you can freely travel between these destinations for an exciting vacation. What are the best places to travel to? Well, whether you’ve got that wanderlust, a thirst for adventure or just a desire to relax, you’ll find your escape in one of these VTL countries!

Why PayNow and E-payments Are the Future of Business

It is without a doubt that e-payment methods have gained significant traction in Singapore. Rather than carrying around cash, cheque books or even countless credit cards, people are adopting digital payment methods using PayNow, QR codes, online banking, mobile phone applications and even smart watches.

Best Mothers’ Day Celebration Ideas

mothers day singapore

The time of the year for us to show appreciation for our mothers has come around again! This year, Mother’s Day falls on the 8th of May, Sunday. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic may have dampened our spirits during Mother’s Day the past two years, we’re more prepared than ever this year to give our mothers the treat they truly deserve! So, check out our recommendations below on what to buy, where to go and what to eat this Mother’s Day, here in Singapore!

The Dummies Guide to POS Systems, Vol. 2

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Why should you have a POS system? The purpose of a Point-of-Sale (POS) system is to ease the tedious processes of running a business that you just simply don’t want to do. These processes take time, manpower and money. Why bother when there’s a simpler way? Your POS is an investment that will help your business increase sales, decrease costs and eventually, grow.

14 Best Places to Prepare for Hari Raya Puasa 2022

Hari Raya Puasa (also called Eid-al-Fitr or Aidilfitri) is coming up soon and this year, it falls on 3rd May 2022! As a major yearly festival for Muslims, it celebrates the end of the fasting month, Ramadan, and is a time of forgiveness and strengthening bonds between family and friends.