5 vanishing trades in S’pore and how they are being kept alive amid Covid-19

Mr Jimmy Mah, owner of Jie Bakery (Tai Seng) in Upper Paya Lebar.
Mr Jimmy Mah, owner of Jie Bakery (Tai Seng) in Upper Paya Lebar.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO

SINGAPORE - Between April and July last year, sales at Mr Jimmy Mah's bakery in Paya Lebar plummeted by 60 per cent because of Covid-19.

Even before the pandemic struck, the business had already shrunk by half over the past two decades.

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