12 Jun '13, 1pm

Thye Hong Hokkien Mee: Have Hokkien Mee will Travel So have you tried out this Hokkien Mee stall?

Thye Hong Hokkien Mee: Have Hokkien Mee will Travel So have you tried out this Hokkien Mee stall?

You know, considering rental, opportunity costs and other factors, it takes quite a bit out of the hawker to close shop and go on holiday. Hawkers earn lots but don't get much rest time, as we all know. To go on a trip to the US to fry more hokkien mee/other foods might not be their cup of tea. For more adventurous and younger souls of course it represents a great marketing opportunity, plus a good life experience. But the older folks might prefer to not step out of their routine that they have maintained for decades. They don't really need the extra business, for the more established hawkers. Their output is already limited by their work hours/supplies, and not be the amount of customers. So really, in terms of marketing there really is not that much of a benefit for them. STB needs to offer nice financial incentives, if they don't already do.

Full article: http://ieatishootipost.sg/2008/10/thye-hong-hokkien-mee-h...

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