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Prime Group: Stockpiling, shortages test supermarket’s reflexes

LIKE most Singapore supermarket operators, Prime Group’s sales jumped by 15 to 25 per cent as people stockpiled groceries and necessities at the...

X-Inc: After surviving, it is time to thrive

IT is full steam ahead for X-Inc, after having branched out from its food-services business FoodXervices to enter the co-working spaces and shared...

Secretlab: Gaming chairs draw new following

GAMERS have been Secretlab’s traditional market since it launched in 2014, but work-from-home arrangements propelled its ergonomic chairs from...

Ninja Van: E-commerce surge was both a boon and challenge

FOR courier company Ninja Van, the transformation of e-commerce into a lifeline for companies and consumers in 2020 was a boon for business, but...

Phoon Huat: Riding a pandemic-fuelled baking frenzy

“LOCKDOWN baking” took the world by storm in 2020, and Singapore was no exception. “Circuit bakers” snapped up ingredients such as flour, sugar...

SF Group: Staying on track for growth

SF Group recorded double-digit topline growth last year, even though the pandemic halved the 40 per cent growth rate it had enjoyed over the last...

Top International: Diversifying business streams is key

THE company, which counts mining as its core business, was largely spared by the pandemic, even though demand for commodities was hit by lower...

Cross-border collaborations a beacon for SMEs amidst COVID-19

Even as the pandemic has inspired a more protectionist world, SMEs should look at expanding overseas and adopting global technologies to grow and thrive. By Tan Bin Ru

Removing barriers to cross-border payments could be the key to unlocking Southeast Asia’s economic potential

There needs to be a continued and stronger focus on facilitating cross-border digital payments to ensure that SMEs will be able to access business opportunities, as well as participate in a much...

Metro seeks deals in industrial property, student housing, suburban malls

METRO Holdings plans to "scale up" its investments in industrial property and student housing, as well as in suburban malls, as the pandemic turns up good deals or new assets for sale this year,...