The Food Services and Retail sectors

The Food Services and Retail sectors
Jobstreet content teamupdated on 10 March, 2022

js-industry-1117-masthead's Industry Nites-Jointly brought to you byWorkforce Singaporeand theNational Library Board, we invite you and your friends to join us for an enjoyable evening together with other professionals at the National Library. Offering you the opportunity to listen, discuss and network with fellow industry professionals, the evening promises to be a light and informative session.

This month's topic and speakers:

Ignite your passion for service

- Be part of the transformation journey in the Food Services and Retail sectors

Mr Ng Buck Seng, Digital Advisor, Amici Enterprise Pte Ltd
Mr Foo Yong Hong, Head of Operations, Han's (F&B) Pte Ltd
Mr Leo Lim, Restaurant Manager, Fei Siong Group
Mr David Lee, Digital Commerce Lead, senior consultant and lecturer, Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS)

In recent years, we have witnessed the transformation of many retail and F&B enterprises investing heavily in capability development like digital services and automation. With the shift to more technology-enabled operations along with, the Skills Framework initiatives that are supported by various Government bodies and industry stakeholders, employees can now look forward to new and better job opportunities.

Food Services

From affordable fast food outlets to upmarket fine-dining restaurants, Singapore's vibrant Food Services sector offers diverse cuisine and numerous dining experiences to both residents and tourists alike. With about 7,000 establishments, the sector currently employs 170,000 workers. As the sector moves towards innovative and productive concepts, the career opportunities in the Food Services sector will be diverse and vast.


Contributing 1.4% to Singapore's GDP with $33 billion in operating receipts and employing 170,000 employees nationwide, retail is a key sector in Singapore's economy. Singapore's vibrant retail sector has made the country a leading shopping capital in Asia Pacific. The retail landscape has been greatly enhanced with the opening of new malls in both town and suburban areas. In the longer term, with the proliferation of digital retail technologies, the retail industry will continue to provide exciting job opportunities.

Come join us for the evening to hear first-hand from our industry speakers as they take you through the transformation journey of the food services and retail sectors and learn how you can take advantage of the many programmes and schemes in place to help you transform and grow in your careers.

If you know of anyone who shares the same interest, please invite them along for this informative networking session with


Date:Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Time:7.00 pm - 8.30 pm

National Library Building,
Multipurpose Room,
Central Public Library
100 Victoria Street
Singapore 188064

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To register, send an email to [email protected] with the subject " Industry Nites:The Food Services & Retail Sectors".Indicate your name and the number of guests attending. Our acknowledgement will be sent to you byMonday, 13 November 2017.

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