It has been more than a decade since Jebson Tan opened The Corner Shop at Far East Plaza, which is still surviving—and thriving—amid the e‐commerce boom and the pandemic. So, too, is the 45‐year‐old’s other retail concept, The Lucky Shop, which has two physical stores. “I’m living my childhood dream,” says Tan, whose shop aesthetics and products are inspired by Chinatown in the 1980s and Hong Kong films. Like the brands his stores carry, Tan is not one to shy away from prints and colour. We hear him loud and proud.
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