RETAIL

Stepping into a men's world: Shoemaker Nita Chauhan wants to help Singaporean men dress better

SINGAPORE - Nita Chauhan is on a quest to help Singaporean men dress better, starting with their shoes.

Earning her pinstripes: Tailor Sheryl Yeo wants to help women fit better into shirts, suits and trousers

SINGAPORE - Sheryl Yeo barely knew how to work a needle when she started her two-year tailoring apprenticeship in 2016.

Singapore retail sales slide 6% in December for full-year 0.7% drop

WHITHER the festive spirit? Retail sales in Singapore fell in December 2018, although eateries did better, according to the latest data from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) on Tuesday.

The man who sold Thai Express returns

THAI Express co-founder Dellen Soh sold the home-grown restaurant chain to Thai-listed hospitality group Minor International in 2008.

Look to India for growth, ESG urges Singapore consumer firms

THE size and structure of India's economy make it an attractive market for Singapore's consumer players, even amid fears of a global downturn.

Grab inks one-year rewards tie-up with CapitaLand

SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing company Grab is partnering property group CapitaLand for a one-year loyalty programme tie-up.

More services for SMEs and consumers on e-commerce portal 99%SME

SINGAPORE - Consumers can now search for nearby stores selling the products they want and choose from more delivery options on the revamped e-commerce platform 99%SME .

Black Friday sales fail to keep Singapore retail growth positive in November 2018

SINGAPORE retailers' performance turned negative in November 2018, despite some uplift from Black Friday shopping, according to figures from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) on Friday.

The answer's in the cloud

AS THE year comes to a close, consumers in Asia-Pacific have flocked to popular e-commerce sites to maximise deals from hefty discounts, since the Singles' Day in November to "12.12" and then...

Embracing artificial intelligence for industry

OVER the past year, we have witnessed a growing number of businesses in Singapore adopt artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge. Be it...

Singapore retail sales inch up by 0.1% in October as growth tapers off

RETAIL receipts in Singapore inched up in October on the previous year, in a sharp slowdown from the previous month’s growth, according to data from the Department of Statistics on Wednesday.