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Apple store in Orchard ripe for opening soon

Apple fans probably will not need to wait much longer for the first retail store in South-east Asia by the Cupertino tech giant.

4 stalls at Toa Payoh hawker centre flooded with waste water

SINGAPORE - Four stalls at a hawker centre in Toa Payoh were affected by a blocked pipe, with waste water flooding the stall premises on Wednesday (May 3) morning.

Charisma: how important is this to business leaders?

This power to engage and appeal to strangers – charisma, in short – is even more crucial today with the power of social media, as right or wrong, the message is amplified and critiqued around the...

Up to S$150m boost for Singapore's artificial intelligence push

UP to S$150 million will be committed to AI.SG, a new national programme that seeks to boost Singapore's capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI).

How Watsons aims for retail omnipresence

WITH decreasing brand loyalty among today's consumers and an increasing number of mind-boggling options, health and beauty chain Watsons is opting to be omnipresent in the retail realm.

Bata's rejuvenation: new shoes, new stores

"First to Bata, then to school." That nostalgic slogan from Bata triggers flashbacks of school days and the white canvas shoes that children wore in decades past.

Singapore's retail landscape: 6 ways tech could change shopping malls

With Singapore's retail market facing a challenging period amid an economic slowdown and declining sales, the spotlight has fallen on the emerging trends that can shape Singapore's future shopping...

New AI and data science initiatives to solve Singapore's 'grand challenges'

Under the initiative, Singapore-based research institutions, start-ups and businesses dealing with AI will also work on smaller projects that can have end-user benefits quickly, and invest in the...

IE Singapore paves way for SMEs to break into India market

WHEN local food manufacturer Tong Garden wanted to build a manufacturing plant in the Indian state of Gujarat, the company turned to SKP Business Consulting, an Indian professional services firm, for...

Ingrained innovation culture needed for SMEs to reap benefits

Companies that effectively involve their entire organisations in innovation and which coordinate their innovation with a strategic, globally driven approach to marketing can realise real revenue...

 

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