The SME Magazine (November/December 2017)

The fashionista who can

Pek Lay Peng, founder of SocietyA and director of Shingda Group, is a steely woman who cut her teeth in the male-dominated construction industry before taking on the competitive world of retail...

Towards a better customer experience

"CLOSER and further” is what Anthony Poh, managing director of Chee Fatt Co Pte Ltd, wants to achieve with his clients.

How SMEs in Singapore can navigate these common employment law pitfalls

EMPLOYMENT law issues, if handled wrongly or poorly, may cause a business and its owners to suffer a range of unpleasant consequences - from crippling law suits to investigations and sanctions...

SME Outlook: Fengshui, the contemporary way

DESMOND NG and Jason Chan are fengshui masters, whose understanding of their field goes way beyond the ancient divination classic I Ching and other writings on Chinese astrology and date selection...

SME Outlook: Building a lifestyle empire

KENNETH LIM took over EpiCentre Holdings last October, determined to breathe new life into a company that had fallen on hard times. The company at the time was focused on reselling Apple products...

Newly registered companies (July-August 2017)

A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.

Spreading it out

Instead of cramming all their major new launches for the year at industry mega exhibitions, many of the brands owned by Richemont and Swatch are spreading out their 2017 releases.

SME Outlook: Smile Inc leans on overseas expansion and innovation amid challenging market

LIKE MANY other small and medium enterprises, dental chain Smile Inc faces multiple challenges in the form of high rental costs, shortage of skilled manpower and strong competition in Singapore...

SME Outlook: A heart for his work

AS A BOY, Julian Tan was inspired to a career in medicine after he watched his paediatrician father go to the hospital at odd hours in the night to help sick children. He also binge-watched...

SME Outlook: Looking ahead to 2018

This year has been a mixed bag for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore; the economy seems to be on a steady upward trend, but challenges still abound for businesses.

Property data

A list of asking rents for office and industrial spaces, and sales caveats.