Emily Tan Mei Shan
Sparrow Publishing House (002543263- P)
THEY DID IT! Inspiring Malaysian Business Stories
This book covers 10 inspiring Malaysian entrepreneurs who have set up their businesses against much odds and their stories should inspire many ordinary Malaysians to attempt what may seem quite impossible. They are Datuk Henry Yip of Dragon-i restaurant group, Andrew Yap and Jacqueline of BookXcess, Noor Neelofa of Naelofar Hijab, Dato’Sri Dr Richard Ong and Dato’ Dr KH Wang of Smart Reader Worldwide, Mohd Nizam Abdul Razak of BoBoiboy (local animation superhero), Han Chong of London’s Self-Portrait, Datuk Zang Toi of New York’s Zang Toi, Dato’ Sri Phillip Siew of Oriental Group of restaurants which is now part of Navis Capital, Haji Burhanuddin Md Radzi of animated kampung twins, UPIN & IPIN and Tan Chong Kim’s Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul.
The Book also has a franchise section that covers two convenience store franchises in Malaysia : 7-Eleven (USA) under Berjaya Corporation and FamilyMart (Japan) under listed QL Resources Berhad. Several international restaurant franchises like Nobu, Hard Rock Café, and Tony Roma’s are also included.