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Investment Notes

An interesting read on Tiger Balm.

“…they chose a hexagon because “it’s a very auspicious shape” – and it’s easier to grip than a round bottle.”

“Last year, Tiger Balm sold 66 million units of its products, a 16 per cent increase over 2016. It is now available in about 100 countries and trademarked in 145.”

“There are about 100 workers in the Singapore factory…”

http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-beauty/article/2133311/tiger-balm-story-how-ointment-every-ailment-was-created-fell

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Investment Notes

The product is strong for a few reasons. It’s a 100 year-old formula that works, we sell 50 million units a year – and 50 million people in more than 100 countries worldwide can’t be wrong. Sixty per cent of the product is made from active ingredients – it’s not all wax and petroleum. That’s why a jar last between six and 10 months, as only a little is needed each time.

http://www.mumbrella.asia/2015/04/the-thinking-behind-the-asian-global-brand-that-works-where-it-hurts/