Lessons learnt from global trends and what is the future of franchising in Asia? What lies between the current status quo and building of a future proof franchise? Where is the next pot of gold in franchising? Moderator: Rachel Kelly, MONEY FM 89.3 Presenter, SPH Radio Speaker: Joe Canterbury, Founder, Chaucer Global

As we are drawing closer to 2022, retailers are fully embracing the notion of omnichannel as the new retail format moving forward. What are some of the challenges that retailers and brand owners have faced during the adoption of an omni-channel format and what it takes to succeed in the New Digital Retail 2.0. Hear … Read more

Hear from leading child education franchises on some of the challenges that arose from the COVID-19 pandemic such as centre closures, digital limitations, and lack of engagements between teachers and students due to online learning. The role of franchisors in helping parents to adapt to the unavailability of services i.e. closure of centres Actionable strategies … Read more

Having a strong brand name and reputation is important for any organisation, in any industry. For homegrown brand MindChamps, it has been hailed as a global education movement by New York Times and Wall Street Journal #1 bestselling author and is the only preschool to be named as Brand Finance’s Top 100 Brands in Singapore! … Read more

The retail and F&B sector is a major catalyst for economic development in Malaysia and has shown firm GDP growth over the past few years. The change in consumer behaviours during the pandemic and what’s next beyond the pandemic, especially in Malaysia’s fastest growing industries – F&B and retail Effect of digital transformation on Malaysian … Read more

The franchising sector in the GCC region remains buoyant and represents a significant development opportunity especially for brands considering international expansion. Why Southeast Asian brands should look at development opportunities in this region The challenges & opportunities inherent to developing a franchise business in this region Gain understanding of the competitive landscape for your business … Read more

A candid discussion with a diverse panel of industry experts on their real life experiences and current challenges faced by leaders of today. Examples of how franchising is evolving over the years How has COVID-19 affected brands and franchising businesses How can leaders evolve to cope with the unprecedented time Ways to continuously foster relationships … Read more

The continued repercussions of frequent shutdowns and changes in safe management measures due to COVID-19 cases require wellness operators to change gears and reimagine their products, services and business model to regain profits fast and sustainably. In this session, we will discuss winning strategies adopted by wellness operators in response to the disruptions and challenges … Read more

The COVID-19 crisis and the resulting lockdowns have forced the change of training behaviors and fitness demands around the globe. Starting from apps, online live courses, wearables, and more, how have fitness centers adapted to the accelerated industry digitalization, and what’s next in the drawing board? Implications of the pandemic to businesses and daily operations … Read more

In recent times, the utilisation of cloud kitchens by restaurant brands and multibranded restaurants has augmented the growth of the cloud kitchen market. What are some of the key operation costs business owners need to take note of when considering the cloud kitchen model What is the role of technology when managing a cloud kitchen … Read more