• Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Lopburi couple charge up business ambitions with expansion of biomass fuel venture
    A COUPLE from Lopburi province are scaling up their biomass energy venture after spending Bt30 million on a new production plant that they hope will this year triple the Bt10 million revenue achieved for last year.
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Friends’ plan to serve up bugs for export creates a buzz
    FIVE years of research paved the way for a group of friends to realise their dream of producing a protein-rich range of food products sourced from crickets.
  • Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Dishing out growth with Japanese treats
    A LOVE of Japanese cakes put Vathunyoo Chutisilp on the path to opening a Japanese cake and bakery store business that has grown swiftly to seven outlets in recent years.
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    How entrepreneur followed the signs to success in business
    CHAI Phad Phand Co Ltd, which produces signage and operates a solar farm, plans to invest up to Bt20 million in a hydroponics plant near its solar farm in Pathum Thani province and tap strong demand in the market, the company’s founder and managing director Vanchai Panvichean said.
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Laundry makes a clean break with past
    JAKKAPAN Noonpong has drawn on youthful energy and a Bt200,000 bank loan to make good on his plans to revitalise the laundry business he inherited from his parents.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Veerasa palm leaf plates appeal to eco-friendly customers
    AFTER building its business to national success in producing and selling eco-friendly plates made from the leaves of the areca nut palm, Phinyovanich Co Ltd is looking this year to export the plates under the Veerasa brand to Dubai and German customers to boost sales, the company’s founder and managing director, Sumalee Phinyo, said in a recent interview with The Nation.
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Carer robot wired to succeed after Japan market breakthrough
    BREAKING into the Japanese market proved a turning point for the robotics company founded by software-company employee turned entrepreneur Chalermpon Punnotok.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Grower tastes success after mushroom farm revamp
    MUSHROOM grower Pornchai Janimit, after almost 35 years in the business, decided on a complete overhaul of his production system in 2016 that has led to an increase of up to 50 per cent in production capacity and sales growth.
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Couple scale up to success in fish patties venture
    THAWATCHAI and Rungjit Moonrungsi put their savings of Bt50,000 behind an idea to make fried fish patties for sale at the Thanommit fresh market in Watcharapol-Ramindra Road.
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Franchise plan builds on growth momentum
    HAVING enjoyed success importing and distributing information technology (IT) accessories for notebooks, personal computers and mobile phones, Kronghatai Mukprom, the managing director and owner of Cyber Batt Co Ltd, decided to set up a franchise business for an IT repair service.
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Franchise model shines as growth platform
    ZARINA GROUP Plc expects its total revenue to reach Bt1 billion in 2020, up 80 per cent, thanks to strong market demand for gold bars and gold jewellery under its franchising business, the company’s managing director Kosin Srisaksakul said in an interview with The Nation recently.
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Ex-market vendor spices up life with som tum business
    AFTER 20 years as a vendor in a fresh market, Somkid Intharabut hit upon the idea of producing preserved fruit and vegetables.
  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Student’s idea to help the blind proves a perfect fit
    BUSINESS student Jira Chana-boriboonchai put Bt100,000 in prizemoney from a university entrepreneurship competition to work in establishing a social enterprise to help blind people in 2015.
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Venture squeezes out full potential of switch into farming
    PIYANUCH Tuttapranee traded in the stability of life as a housewife for the uncertainties of starting out in business with a plan to grow karandas and later market both the herbal fruit and its juice.
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Accounting graduate dyes her way to high growth online with eye on exports
    BUILDING on her initial success producing and distributing tie-dye dresses and clothes for average revenues of Bt100,000 a month through her web page and Facebook, Rinrada Kmoll, now 37, is planning to export her products overseas with a focus on European and Asian markets.
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