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Online shopping looks hot - but 80% of e-tailers are in the red

ONLINE retail may now seem like a sure bet for aspiring retailers, with more consumers buying online amid the coronavirus pandemic, but industry players warn that this segment of retail has more...

Some nightlife businesses struggle, with no end in sight

Kloud Karaoke Lounge has not been able to reopen for about half a year since the two-month circuit breaker that started in April, on account of government concerns that nightlife settings such as...

Asean must keep trade flowing to beat virus: Koh

There is a need to keep global trade flowing to ensure the supply of essential goods and services in order to overcome the Covid-19 crisis, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon...

Over half of SMEs blame digitalisation delay on virus

While many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here have strategies in place to go digital, the take-up rate has been slow with firms blaming Covid-19 for causing delays in their...

Luring tourists here with 3D models of Singapore icons

Prospective tourists will soon be able to view 3D models of Singapore icons like the Merlion from their living room, as part of an augmented reality (AR) push by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB...

Cousin of Mustafa boss says dad cried 'like a baby' after making will

A cousin of Mustafa Centre boss Mustaq Ahmad told the High Court yesterday that his father came home crying "like a baby" one day in 2004, after making a will stating that he held a 15.12 per cent...

CDL director quits after clash with board, management

A longstanding director of City Developments (CDL) has abruptly quit after clashing with the property giant's board and management.

Some nightlife businesses in Singapore struggle with no end in sight amid Covid-19

Things are getting dire for some nightlife operators, with no certainty on when they can reopen.

Rotimatic gets new breadwinner

ZIMPLISTIC, the Singapore-based company behind Indian flatbread-making machine Rotimatic, has been fully sold to an entity called Light Ray Holdings, a special-purpose vehicle incorporated in the...

Rapid Covid tests give hope to organisers of larger events

EVENTS businesses are welcoming the use of Covid-19 rapid tests to enable larger gatherings, such as weddings, conventions and live shows.

Building organisational resilience

WHEN the Covid-19 outbreak led to safe distancing restrictions being implemented in Singapore, retail and F&B outlets faced a surge in contactless transactions. To navigate this changing...

 

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