Inspired by our brand essence: savouring happy moments, we desire to share The Grumpy Bear experience with a wider span of guests and business partners island wide; and eventually across the region. Birth of The Grumpy Bear Before the birth of The Grumpy Bear café, we franchised two well-known brands. One of them offered ready-to-eat … Read more

Steps for Franchise Development – A Holistic Approach to Start Franchising Your Business Franchising is a viable strategy to grow your business both locally and in new international markets.  Business owners with aspirations to franchise their businesses for expansion and growth should take specific steps to enhance the viability and the long-term sustainability of the … Read more

Imagine a life where you know exactly what you know your strengths, your perfect ideal career choices are. How much more you can achieve? The courses that we offer at UCMHP Educentre  help to unlock the hidden codes to achieving success in all areas of your life, including your health, wealth, career, relationships, family, academics, … Read more

Ryan’s Grocery is Singapore’s premium alternative gourmet, organic, allergen-friendly, and preservative-free specialty foods store. The company’s journey began in July 2015 when founders Sebastian and Wendy Chia learnt of their son’s – Ryan – intolerance to gluten, dairy, nuts, soy, egg, and yeast. They searched local markets for products and produce, and even made personal … Read more

JUMBO Seafood is where it all began. Our most prominent brand had humble beginnings in 1987, operating from a single outlet (now our flagship restaurant) in East Coast Seafood Centre. The restaurant soon gained a loyal following, garnering a reputation for serving only the freshest seafood cooked to perfection, with iconic dishes such as the … Read more

A good restaurant franchise is so much more than ’just’ the brand it carries; it’s the systems and processes that have been put in place and the people behind them driving them that count. It is the creativity and market knowledge applied to its interior design and operational setup, as well as the level of … Read more

TreeAMS is an integrated operations excellence management system designed to optimise company wide performance through systematic Operations, Training, Audit and Onboarding implementation across multiple outlets and multiple territories. The most successful brands take a holistic approach to managing their business operations. This means managing BOTH Financial and Non financial quality operational aspects of the business … Read more

Astreem Consulting is a boutique consulting firm that specialises in providing quality business growth solutions to help business owners grow their organisations through Business and Brand Transformation Implementation, Franchise Strategy development and Franchise management implementation and Business Matching, both locally and overseas. We bridge business growth and valuation in our key Brand Growth methodology, the … Read more

This is a question that all budding entrepreneurs would have planned for even before they decide what food to serve on their menu. Some people would say that price is a huge deciding factor, while others rival that argument to say it is important to be “insta-worthy”. Take it from a team that has been … Read more