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Spa, skincare business caters to the busy

Ikeda chief executive Eric Tan left a bank job to focus on the spa business. From 2012 to 2015, Ikeda's revenue grew 53 per cent. Now, skincare is expected to bring in more revenue than its spa business, and the company has plans to expand overseas.
Ikeda chief executive Eric Tan left a bank job to focus on the spa business. From 2012 to 2015, Ikeda's revenue grew 53 per cent. Now, skincare is expected to bring in more revenue than its spa business, and the company has plans to expand overseas.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Ikeda Group offers products and services that fit customers' hectic lifestyles

For the working woman of today, time is of the essence. Gone are the days of tedious skincare routines - as the Americanism goes: "Ain't nobody got time for that."

Spa and skincare business Ikeda Group is one small and medium-sized enterprise that is capitalising on this need for speed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2018, with the headline 'Spa, skincare business caters to the busy'. Print Edition | Subscribe