This 27-year-old S’porean makes vegan tempeh bak kwa – has thousands on her order waitlist

Plant-based protein alternatives have been trending recently, but what were vegans eating before the likes of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat? E-commerce entrepreneur Angeline Leong, 27, struggled to find a wholesome and natural plant-based protein suitable for daily consumption as a vegetarian. Before the early 2000s, Singapore was already home to meat alternatives, which were…(Continue Reading)

S’pore retailer Naiise acquired by Weststar Group, helmed by ex-honestbee CEO Ong Lay Ann

Following the news of homegrown multi-label retailer Naiise’s online comeback, it announced today (September 16) that it has been acquired by Weststar Group for an undisclosed sum. The WestStar group is a highly diversified enterprise. While the automotive sector has always been the mainstay of the group’s core business, The Weststar Group has sizeably built…(Continue Reading)

Naiise to see you again: S’pore retailer makes a comeback with website relaunch after closure

Earlier in April, homegrown multi-label retailer Naiise closed its last and largest outlet at Jewel Changi Airport as it struggles to repay its vendors, some of whom are owed about S$10,000. Naiise has been defaulting on payments since 2016 and earlier in January last year, some homegrown brands were pulling out of its online and physical stores…(Continue Reading)