Preparing Singapore SMEs for the digital transformation journey

SINGAPORE is one of the most technologically-advanced nations in the world. We took pole position in the World Economic Forum’s 2016 Networked Readiness Index, which measures how well an economy...

SMEs prioritising tech investments over other assets: survey

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and across the region are prioritising tech investments over assets such as factories and machinery, according to a new survey.

Firms optimistic in Q4; outlook for next 6 months also brighter

BUSINESS conditions improved and firms turned optimistic at the end of last year, according to The Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences (BT-SUSS) Business Climate Survey for the...

VIEWS: Singapore's manpower conundrum

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore's foreign manpower curbs be relaxed for certain sectors? How might businesses raise the productivity of their staff?

Wholesalers tap technology to extend market reach

All it took was 10 minutes for business development manager Abbie Chen to put in an order online for threadfin and salmon, and a day for it to reach her doorstep.

Brothers take Three Legs Cooling Water to modern times

Behind today's Wen Ken Group, whose signature product is the popular drink said to relieve "heatiness", are a pair of third-generation brothers determined to modernise the 81-year business.

DBS SME Banking sets up new retail F&B coverage team

TO cater to the financial needs of Singapore-based retail food and beverage (F&B) and food manufacturing companies expanding overseas, DBS said on Sunday that it has established a dedicated F...

Duo nabbed for importing fakes of clothing brands

Two people have been arrested for importing and possessing counterfeit products, the Singapore Police Force and Singapore Customs said in a joint statement yesterday.

Fear is not an option

A former life in the ghetto gives insurtech CXA Group's founder the guts to tackle healthcare woes here

No more WhatsApp for trade loans market

CCRManager wants to correct unwieldy practices, and profit off that


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020