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Kino Biotech: Easing the entry into China for SMEs through e-commerce

Fierce. China's online retail shoppers are that, scooping up everything from toilet rolls to hairy crabs. Their insatiable appetite rang up US$758 billion in 2016, nearly twice the amount...

Robotic automation key to Singapore's advanced manufacturing

SINGAPORE has identified advanced manufacturing as one of the key growth areas to maintain the country's standing in an increasingly competitive landscape.

Star 360: Stepping up digital efforts in B2B footwear

Asics. Nike. Onitsuka Tiger. Ever heard of these footwear brands or own a pair or two? Now imagine you're the distributor behind these brands — plus another 20. In addition to having a grip on a...

MoneyMax: Adapting to digitalisation, the B2B way

All around us, technologies connecting people, data and devices are disrupting not only the way we live but also how businesses are run. From wet-market seafood stalls to newspapers, traditional...

How SMEs can draw and retain young tech talent

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are at the heart of Singapore's economy. SMEs make up 99 per cent of our enterprises, employ two-thirds of our workforce, and account for nearly half of...

AI: The next frontier of marketing

GONE are the days when marketing used to only involve traditional channels like TV and radio advertising, or printing brochures and flyers. The paradigm shift has seen marketing evolve by leaps...

Singapore businesses must engage with Gen Z consumers

WITH different influences shaping their attitudes and values, how do young Singaporeans under 20, or "Gen Z", respond to advertising and what should businesses be doing to ensure they connect with...

Embrace change - and thrive

"TO DEAL with change, change" seemed a good way to open a discussion on the subject recently. I might as well have opened Pandora's Box. There was uproar. Everyone was already doing that, they...

Don't trip up over business travel

ONE of the main growth strategies for booming SMEs is to venture overseas - a particularly important process for firms looking to outgrow Singapore's lean consumer base. Local SMEs are...

Eight tips for SMEs to avoid cyber attacks

THERE is a common misconception that the smaller you are, the smaller target you are to a cyber attack. This might have been true some years ago, when hackers (also known as "threat actors") went...