Two Movies You Should Not Miss Out

Tickets to these two films that are set to hit Singapore cinemas on July 4 are expected to sell like pancakes. Make sure you get to watch them while they are still on the big screen.

Despicable Me 2

This animated comedy film for the family is the sequel of the movie that captivated not only young kids, but also those young at heart.

The plot centers on how Gru, together with his assistant Dr. Nefario, Margo, Edith, Agnes, and his minions will save the world. In this movie, Gru is no longer a villain and has a rather calm and unexciting new life. However, he takes an unexpected turn when Lucy Wilde and Silas Ramsbottom recruited him to the Anti-Villain League. He then discovers that a new villain, Eduardo, is on the loose.  Because he was once a villain, Silas wants him to help them fight Eduardo.

The Lone Ranger

This action-adventure film distributed by Walt Disney Pictures is sure to appeal to those who seek a fusion of cowboy action and humor.

In this film produced by the filmmaking team behind the epic Pirates of the Caribbean series, the famous masked hero is finally brought to life. Armie Hammer as John Reid and Johnny Depp as Tonto learn to work together in fighting against greed and corruption and in bringing justice in the American Old West, with Tonto narrating the untold stories that transformed John into a legend of justice. The film is filled with epic surprises and thrilling adventures that will surely make you love this movie.

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Singapore’s Top 5 Grossing Films as of 2012

Singaporeans are known to be moviegoers. Every once in a while, between their hectic schedules, they still find time to go to the cinemas and watch a movie.

Here is a rundown of the movies that landed on the first five spots in total earnings as of 2012. As you can notice, the records date back to year 2008 until we arrived at the Top 5 grossing films of all time in Singapore.

2008: Five years ago, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ranked first with total earnings of S$7.9. It is followed by Spiderman 3 with S$7.4, Transformers with S$7.1, Titanic with S$6.5, and Transformers with S$6.4.

2009: In 2009, Avatar grabbed the spot as the highest grossing movie with its total earnings amounting to S$10.3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has moved to the second spot with S$7.9. Then it was followed by Spiderman 3 with S$7.4, Titanic with S$6.5, and Transformers is on the fifth spot with S$6.4.

2010: A year later, Avatar still topped the list with total earnings of S$10.65, followed by Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with S$7.9. Not moved, Spiderman 3 was still on the third spot with S$7.4. Transformers now took the fourth spot with S$7.1, while Titanic moved down with S$6.7.

2011: For 2011, Avatar still topped the list with total earnings of S$10.65. Then it was followed by Transformers: Dark of the Moon with S$10.25. Kung Fu Panda 2 made its way to the third spot with S$8.54. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was on the fourth with S$7.9. And on the last spot was Spiderman 3 with S$7.4.

2012: For 2012, first on the list was Marvel’s The Avengers with S$12.92, followed by Avatar with S$10.65, Transformers: Dark of the Moon with S$10.25, Kung Fu Panda 2 with S$8.54, and The Dark Knight Rises with S$8.33.

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Love Droplets a Stunning Floral Decorator

If you want to have a unique celebration of your wedding, the floral decoration is one of the most important aspects that you have to consider. Do note that flowers are relatively more expensive as compared to many other forms of decorations, so you have to be prepared for fork out some amount for the flowers. Professional decorator Love Droplets is based in Singapore and is one of the popular floral decorators in Singapore. Having done many weddings in the past 5 years of her establishment, it is no wonder that she is highly sought after by couples to decorate their wedding venue.


The decoration of the venue is often one of the most important aspects of a wedding, as it forms the backdrop by which the wedding photographs will be taken. Many people do not really understand its importance, and leave the decorations to be done by themselves or by those who do not understand how to do it well. If you want to save yourself a lot of time in doing up the venue, hire a floral decorator in Singapore like Love Droplets, you will be pleasantly surprised at the quality of work that she produces for her clients.

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Is Branding Costly?

Perhaps the most common misconception. And it couldn’t be further away from the truth. In
fact, branding does not cost a single cent. Branding does not need anything outside what a
respectable business would do anyway. Therefore no extra expense is need. For example take
the various elements of a branding project: At the start Brand Audit does research into what
the target needs, the current market and the competitors. All this are data that is required to
evolve services and products that are viable to consumers. As a result, all the data gathered can also be used when you want to create a relevant brand positioning.


After gathering all this data comes the next step. How do I make my brand unique, solid and
attractive to my target audience? This is something that is decided anyway although in some
cases it is built up unknowingly through the whole business process.

A name, a logo, a corporate direction and motto. This are some elements that are needed for
business cards, signage and uniforms so more thought put into all those elements can better
define and explain the marketing strategy of the company and ultimately the brand.


Countless good positionings have suffered due to bad experiences or because the brand has
not been expressed into every touchpoint where it be business or consumer interacts with the
brand. And at the forefront of this interaction, your staffs are ambassadors and have to be
properly trained and have the drive and motivation to showcase the correct image for your


Ask yourself. Could you or your staff do all of this without any outside help? Possible
but they are most likely more skilled in other areas and probably have their hands full
with developing your business. Bringing in a branding consultant to help you with your
positioning might be more advantageous. It would incur extra expenses but there are
government schemes like BrandPact from Spring/IE Singapore which come complete with
grants to assist SMEs who are interested in developing a marketable brand.

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Business Awards Accreditation in Singapore


Our goal is to present distinguished awards to businesses and companies in Singapore who have done well in the service sector of different industries. Customers are often looking for good service these days and there are companies out there who deserve to be recognised for their effort in providing excellent services.

There are awards for different categories. We look at companies that provides quality service with friendly staff for the Best Service Award category.

Other awards such as Fast Service Award category are for companies that offers fast and efficient services that gets the job done fast.

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