In case you didn’t know, Poptron was launched in September 2020 that features a curated list of local microbrands, all of which were carefully selected by the Poptron team. No longer will it be a hassle in terms of shopping for unique artisanal gifts for your loved ones. Because with this new shift, the team are bringing a traversing row of stalls at the local art bazaars to your fingertips.
Before the pandemic, pop-up bazaars used to be the weekend highlight for many, frequented by people from all walks of life, looking for high-quality local products offered from the many local micros and emerging brands. The Movement Control Order (MCO) however has put this fun weekend activity to a halt.
But with a list of 100 different micro and emerging brands and over 1,000 products ranging from personal care, fashion items, arts and crafts, to pets necessities and home & living, Poptron allows lovers and collectors of high-quality lifestyle and artisanal products to browse through all of their uniquely crafted offerings in one platform with a highly intuitive interface.
These may not be brands that you’re familiar with however it’s always great to know that you can support local brands when you can along with being assured that these products do come in the highest of quality.
Poptron has recently gone live with their latest update that features an elevated on-the-go shopping experience providing a clean, intuitive layout. The platform also provides free essential e-commerce tools for microbrands to manage the order to fulfilment process and can look forward to a slew of new tools and integrations that will enable them to grow their business regionally.
So now, local microbrands are able to reach audiences and boost their business potential from all over the world.
Here’s a list of brands that can be found on Poptron:
Based in Kuala Lumpur, the minimalism statement-making jewellery brand was established by two entrepreneurial women a couple of years ago. Being part of the jewellery industry, the team wanted to capture their passion and inspiration from the places they have visited and share it through these beautiful pieces. The beautiful ideas in the form of pieces of jewellery are now made into intricate, unique, and modern pieces by Cindertoella’s for today’s women.
The team at Kapas understands the importance of an individual’s good night’s sleep. And with that in mind, they have come up with sheets that are made luxuriously and feel absolutely soft to the touch. They assure us that their products are made from the finest materials that aren’t priced at a premium.
There’s nothing more truly Malaysian than our local delicacies. Over at Pantun, the brand celebrates our culture by crafting an array of limited edition enamel pins.
This locally premium made brand specialises in personal care and hygiene. Featuring shower gels that are formulated with fragrances from Fragrance House, Switzerland, Mandi also is popular for their fluoride-free toothpaste consisting of various flavours.
The Two Pineapples
A homegrown brand that was founded by two sisters who has a background in the food and healthcare industry. They realised that it’s important to get their children to eat healthily when they are still young. To break out of the unhealthy cycle, The Two Pineapples promote good healthy habits by making all-natural fruit snacks that do not contain sugar, chemicals, preservatives and colouring.
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