Bangkok’s Time To Shine

THE TROUBLES in Hong Kong could have a lasting impact on the luxury watch trade in Asia. Depending on how the demonstrations are resolved, there could be longterm disruptions to...
WatchBox founders

Open Your Drawers For The Watch Men

THE HOBBY of watch collecting has grown stale. There must be millions of watches lying in drawers, when they could be keeping the hobby ticking along nicely. While a few...

Your WiFi Could Be Making You Sick

WHAT used to be clear head space is now cluttered with invisible matter that whizzes by and possibly through you; unseen infiltrators of your personal space which could threaten...
Ricoh (S) Office

Ricoh – From Copiers To Innovators

IN THIS age of appropriate behaviour, how does a company that makes photocopiers that spit out paper deal with the demands of a sustainable world that is going digital? Ricoh...
Rajeev Raja, Mogo

Make MOGO Your Brand’s Mojo

WE automatically associate images with brands. The prancing stallion of Ferrari, the five rings of the Olympic Games, the bitten fruit of Apple, Nike's Swoosh, or the golden arches of...

Focused On The Future

WHEN it comes to new concepts, Audi isn’t a brand that leaps to mind. But when it does get into the race, the German brand focuses its efforts on...
Arthur Chua

Goldbell — Ringing In The Future

HERITAGE companies travel a path of uncertainty in these confusing times. The likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Airbnb have swooped in on industries that have painstakingly built their business  up over...

Have En Bloc Sales Hit The Wall?

THERE are mixed sentiments about en bloc sales. There are those who wouldn’t mind the extra cash some of these en masse sales deliver, but there are those who are...

Bid For A Limited-Edition Azimuth

AS THE clock ticks down towards the Bangkok Independent Watchmaking Exhibition, the various brands involved are putting their timepieces together. The BIWE takes place at Gaysorn Village from September 4...
Raffles Hotel

No Shortage Of Tipples At Raffles

WHILE many stand at the entrance of The Raffles Singapore and wonder what’s changed, it must be noted that the renovations and upgrading run deeper than what our eyes...