Milestones

Milestones

1936

Business commenced as a goldsmith shop on the 25th of December at 454 North Bridge Road by our founder, Mr Ho Yew Ping

1941

Relocated to 251 South Bridge Road and acquired Kwong Yik Goldsmiths

1949

Acquired Nan Jing Goldsmiths.

Incorporated as a private limited company.

1989

Bedok Town Central Branch was opened.

Participated in the Diamond of Distinction program organized by DeBeers.

1994

New Bridge Road Branch commenced business.

1999

Acquired the adjacent unit at South Bridge Road, then owned by Malayan Banking Berhad (MBB).
Headquarters at South Bridge Road expanded and reopened, forming the largest showroom in Chinatown.

2004

First jewellery retailer to receive the Quality Jewellers of Singapore Scheme (QJS).

2006

Honoured with the SPBA Heritage Brand Award.

2007

Embarked on a major rebranding exercise and repositioned as a premier brand.

Invited by STB to join the Singapore Service Star Scheme.

2008

Received Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA).

2009/2010

Top Performers of Singapore Service Star Award.

2011

Received BizSafe Level 3

2012

Honoured TAFEP Exemplary Employer Award and “Outstanding Workplace for Mature Employees”

2013

Embarked on Customer Centric Initiative, committed to service excellence and to take the lead in raising service standards in jewellery industry. Received 3 Silver Awards in SRA Excellent Service Awards (EXSA)

2014

Awarded Singapore Service Class (S-Class) for business excellence.

Received Singapore Health Bronze Award

Received 3 Gold and 2 Silver Awards in SRA Excellent Service Awards (EXSA)

2015

WSQ Most Supportive Employer Award (Retail SME) 2015

WSQ Outstanding Alumni Award

Premium Service GEM 2015 for Luxury Watches and Jewellery/Premium Gifts

Received CASETRUST certified status for the Company

Received 2 Star, 2 Gold and 17 Silver Awards in SRA Excellent Service Awards (EXSA

2016

Finalist of HRM Awards 2016 for the categories of SME Employer of the Year, Best Silver Talent and Re-employment Practices, Best C-Suite Leader and Best HR Manager.

Embarked on a new brand identity

Embarked on CultureSAFE program, committed to workplace safety and health (WSH) and to take the lead in cultivating the right WSH mindset and attitudes in jewellery industry.
Received 2 Star, 17 Gold and 6 Silver Awards in SRA Excellent Service Awards (EXSA)

2017

Managing Director Mr Ho Nai Chuen receiving award from Mr President Tony Tan – SkillsFuture Employer Award 2017

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