Big Wheels

Lim, Noelle
March 2010
Forbes Asia;Mar2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p34
The article presents information about wheelchair-bound Lee Thiam Wah, owner of the convenience chain store 99 Speedmart Sdn Bhd. Lee, also known as the King of Mini-Marts in Klang, Malaysia, owns 175 stores, with annual turnover of more than 150 million dollars and employs 2,000 people. He started his business at the age of 23 with a small grocery shop and learned the skill of retail trade. He opened the first mini-mart in 1992.


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