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Dishing it up - The SME Magazine, May/June 2017 edition

BELIEVE it or not, we are almost halfway through the year. This issue, we look at the thriving food and beverage (F&B) scene in Singapore and what companies in that industry are doing to stay...

Small builder teams up with major developer to use novel material

In this productivity-focused era, large companies can benefit from working with some smaller, home-grown firms to develop new, high-tech methods of production. City Developments, a major Asian...

What's next for Singapore's retail landscape?

What are the emerging retail trends of a future shopping mall? How should retailers adapt to the paradigm shift?

Orchard Road conserved state property up for tender; SLA to consider both price and quality when deciding on operator

SINGAPORE - The conserved state property at 26, 28, 30, 32 & 36 Orchard Road is up for tender. And for the first time both price and quality are being taken into account.

8 old-school Singapore firms that re-invented themselves to survive

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in his May Day Rally speech, stressed the need for local firms to upgrade themselves, build new capabilities and expand.

Opportunities for Singapore companies to invest in Laos, says its PM

SINGAPORE -Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has flagged business opportunities in his country for businesses here, especially in agriculture and renewable energy.

Singapore's Apple Store to open in May after construction delays: Report

SINGAPORE - After several false dawns, Apple's first retail store in South-east Asia could be set for a May opening.

What SMEs should consider when adopting new technology

The main concern for smaller businesses is often over whether they are equipped to seize the opportunities that technological disruption brings and if they are able to tackle any unexpected...

Tech skills, adaptive mindset critical in digital economy

THERE is plenty of talk about the potential mass displacement of jobs to automation and technology in the digital future. Clearly, the world is experiencing unprecedented change which is touching...

Disruption: How to deal with it and is it really that disruptive?

The Business Times posed four questions on disruption - a phenomenon through which new technologies can create economic displacement or opportunities for new economic sectors to emerge - to five...

 

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