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DBS business customers can now track cross-border payments live

SINGAPORE - Companies big and small in Singapore and Hong Kong can now track their cross-border payments in real time via DBS, helping them manage their cash better.

Vietnam's Dropfoods launches initial coin offering to grow vending machine business

SINGAPORE - Dropfoods, the largest smart vending machine operator in Vietnam, is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) on Sept 21 to raise US$9 million (S$12 million), the company said on...

Singapore retail sales rise 1.8% in July

SINGAPORE - Retail sales in Singapore continued to modestly improve with a slightly stronger-than-expected 1.8 per cent rise in July from a year ago, as the majority of categories enjoyed growth...

E-commerce platform Zilingo raises US$17 million in funding

Singapore-based online retailer Zilingo has raised US$17 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Burda Principal Investments.

Q4 business sentiment dips but industry watchers remain upbeat

BUSINESS sentiment among local companies has eased for the fourth quarter of 2017, but still remains in positive territory, according to the latest Business Optimism Index study by the Singapore...

Family-run logistics business stresses service amid labour, tech challenges

HUB Distributors Services' tagline "We Believe in Service" may seem like an ordinary marketing catchphrase, but the owners of the company say that building a good relationship with their customers...

Making a mark in the printing industry

IT IS hard to picture the humble origins of local printing giant Print Lab when it is now equipped with a full suite of state-of-the-art printing machines and occupies more than 30,000 sq ft in a...

Linked firms vying for same public contracts

BUSINESSES with directorship or ownership links to each other are submitting bids for the same government contracts.

New tech, innovation networking club set up

A new business club has been set up to help growth-stage companies access funds, consultancy and business opportunities.

Help for South Korean medtech firms to expand

South Korean healthcare and medtech companies are getting a leg up to expand into Singapore and South-east Asia.

 

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