Looking For Custom Cakes and Sweet Treats? The Cakery Malaysia Has Got You Covered

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Malaysian stand-up comedy producer Vinodh Menon found himself left in the lurch. There were no events to host, no shows to produce. But rather than sit around and wait for the situation to get ‘better’, Vinodh saw an opportunity for business: so he sets up an online bakery. Since it started earlier this year, The Cakery has been gaining a … Continue reading Looking For Custom Cakes and Sweet Treats? The Cakery Malaysia Has Got You Covered

Loka Made: A Homegrown Creative Promoting Malaysia Through Art

It’s not easy to turn your passion into a business, whilst also spreading a positive message in the process. Meet the folks from homegrown creative Loka Made, as they highlight the beauty of Malaysia and its people, one inspiring artwork at a time. When Chong Fei Giap and Audrey Chew first thought of  publishing an artbook back in 2015, they never intended to create a … Continue reading Loka Made: A Homegrown Creative Promoting Malaysia Through Art

The ‘Death’ of the Physical Bookstore? – MPH to Close Multiple Outlets Across Malaysia

While the company has yet to make an official announcement, local bookstore chain MPH seems set to shutter multiple outlets this weekend (June 6, 2020). Netizens have posted photos of clearing out sales and empty shelves in several locations, including MyTOWN Cheras, JB City Square, Kinta City and MYdin MITC Melaka. More are expected to follow suit in the coming weeks. MPH (an acronym for … Continue reading The ‘Death’ of the Physical Bookstore? – MPH to Close Multiple Outlets Across Malaysia

How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic

What with travel and movement restrictions worldwide by the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitality and travel industry is undoubtedly one of the most impacted. But while many hotels struggle to stay afloat and running despite empty rooms and cancelled reservations, one company in Sabah is proving that it pays to diversify. Formed in 2007 in Kota Kinabalu, Echo Resorts – a family business which owns Gayana … Continue reading How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic

Change or Be Changed: The Marketing Mantra in Today’s Business World

First published in EFY Magazine Vol.3 2016 Adapt, or lose out. This is the philosophy when it comes to marketing in today’s world, according to Celcom Axiata Berhad chief executive officer Dato Sri Shazalli Ramly. Speaking during the recent Asia Pacific Marketing Congress (Appies), he shared his insights on marketing in a fast-driven, rapidly changing consumer market. By Eris C Business today is not like … Continue reading Change or Be Changed: The Marketing Mantra in Today’s Business World

Penang Design Village – First Outlet Mall in Malaysia’s Northern Region

Avid shoppers and bargain hunters in Penang must feel like Christmas came early to town! The much anticipated Penang Design Village is finally open, and it promises bargain prices on branded goods, all year long. As the first outlet mall in  the Northern Region, DV boasts some 150 shops over 25 acres of space, with brands such as GAP, Sacoor Brothers, Timberland, Superdry, Esprit, Guess, Levi’s and … Continue reading Penang Design Village – First Outlet Mall in Malaysia’s Northern Region

Upcoming Event: Cafe Malaysia 2016

*first published on efy.com.my on January 6 2016  Jan 14 – 16 | 10am – 6pm | Matrade Exhibition and Convention Center | Did you know that Southeast Asia is expected to consume up to 28mil to 30mil bags of coffee by the year 2020? Now that’s a LOT of coffee! This is due to increasing urbanisation in countries such as Malaysia, which has nurtured a … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Cafe Malaysia 2016