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Clothing rental is picking up steam

Shopping has slowed to a trickle for self-confessed shopaholic Olivia Victoriana since she started renting outfits.

Beijing gym opened by Singaporean wins top award

The fitness centre, Zwyn, won the Red Dot Award for product design last month - the first commercial gym to be given this distinction.

Singapore's economy to grow by 'around 2.5%' this year: PM Lee

THE government expects Singapore's economy to grow by around 2.5 per cent this year, which would be higher than last year's growth of 2 per cent.

Red and white show of cars

A USED car dealership is celebrating National Day with a special red and white automotive theme.

Cashless future? S'pore needs bolder, overarching plan

JULY was a good month for e-payments in Singapore. PayNow, the long-awaited, bank-agnostic fund transfer service supported by seven banks here, was launched. Stripe, the San Francisco payments tech...

Building ties in pharma industry 'just like courtship'

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the last instalment of a four-part series, Chia Yan Min speaks to Dr Gideon Ho, co-...

Forum Letter: Rules must be more accommodating of new ideas

The Internet and the sharing economy have enabled the entry of new business models into unregulated and, sometimes, even forbidden areas.

Celebrating Singapore's entrepreneurial spirit: Leading light of family's solar energy business

Having taken over the reins of the family's business in solar energy, Mr Frank Phuan, 40, considers himself a second-generation businessman. But there is no denying his entrepreneurial spirit...

Celebrating Singapore's entrepreneurial spirit: The Ninja way to efficient delivery

The sight of a red-shirted, parcel- carrying ninja appearing on their doorstep just two days after placing an order online has become the norm for many cyber-shoppers here.

Jumbo's Q3 profit edges down 1.1%

RESTAURANT group Jumbo on Tuesday posted a 1.1 per cent dip in its net profit for the third quarter ended June 30 to S$3.37 million.

 

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