LAGOS/LONDON: Four months ago, Abolaji Odunjo made a fundamental change to his business selling mobile phones in a bustling street market in Lagos: He started paying his suppliers in bitcoin.
In May, Nicholas (not his real name), 27, received an email from the food and beverage (F&B) company where he was employed as a quality control officer. It was during the circuit breaker measures which saw many businesses stop operations, and he and his colleagues had gone on no-pay leave.
In an interesting new study of overweight adults, those who donned a weighted garment for three weeks dropped pounds, without consciously changing their diets, moving more or otherwise altering their lives.
From F&B to retail and fitness, winning Singapore businesses know they must shift gears and rethink their business models to thrive in a pandemic economy, says NUS Business School’s Lawrence Loh.
You may have noticed that Executive Condos (ECs) are often located in the suburbs. Out of 69 ECs launched and built so far, all but one – Bishan Loft – is located within 10km of the CBD.
While plastic face shields can be used in place of masks while out and about in Singapore, experts advise that surgical or reusable masks should be worn as well for effective protection.