This is article was first published in Focus Malaysia Property Section in the Oct 26 – November 1, 2019 edition. Should you have any queries you can contact the writers at firstname.lastname@example.org Today’s article is based on a topic which we shared during the recent Council of Asian Shopping Centers (CASC) 2019 Conference held in
If you take a walk around most malls today, chances are you may come across a fair bit of empty lots which have not been rented out. Rather than looking at these as a reflection of the state of things, we look at these empty lots as opportunities for mall owners to tap upon a
We all know that running a restaurant business is hard. In fact, a study shows that failure rates of restaurants to be about 60% in the first 3 years of their business. That means more than half of all restaurants that open in year 1 will be shut by year 3 of their operations. Why is that?
Note: This was an article which we wrote and appeared first in a publication called “Focus Malaysia” for their August 25 – 31, 2018 issue. Do get it in news stands and bookstores such as MPH. Shopping… some would call it the favourite past time of most Malaysians and that could be a fair assessment of
No matter how you look at it, we have a problem here in Malaysia, there are too many developments which have or are planning to have a retail component within their development plans. Couple that with a recent Star newspaper article which stated that for 2017 retail sales in Malaysia were down 1.1% in Q3.
Success in your restaurant or cafe business can sometimes be a difficult thing to grasp but in general, success is defined simply as more customers = more success for your restaurant business. As a retail coach I have seen too many situations where restaurant and café owners do not focus on this basic fundamental question,
Food. It brings people together, it tears them apart and occasionally it forces people to take sides. People have really strong opinions about their choice of food and restaurants which they visit. So whether you are running a restaurant or planning to do so, its important for you to understand these 3 elements which in
by Tim Liew I am sure we are all not strangers to cards like these which offer rewards for your continued support of their food and beverage or retail establishments. As a Retail Designer, I have personally come across so many of these and I must say that though they are an excellent way to
Recently I got contacted by a someone over Linked-in indicating that they wanted to get connected with me. Less than 10 minutes after I approved the connection, they sent me a message introducing their business. I politely indicated that I was not interested and proceeded to delete the message and remove my connection to this person. Then