Singapore companies

IE S'pore: Internationalisation 'core' to sustaining country's growth

LOCAL e-commerce Shopback is busy spreading its wings across the Asia-Pacific, with Indonesia and Taiwan among the latest additions to the marketing platform's global footprint.

Internationalisation key engine of growth for local firms: IE Singapore

INTERNATIONALISATION has become the key engine of growth and transformation for Singapore companies, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore said on Thursday.

Nearly 30% of S'pore small firms likely to hire this year: Survey

About 29 per cent of small businesses in Singapore expect to increase employee numbers this year, a higher proportion than the 20 per cent of respondents who said they added headcount last year...

Budget 2017: Short-term help with costs top on firms' wish list

Help with rising manpower costs and soaring rents, better incentives for research and development (R&D) and a more collaborative approach to regional expansion.

Attention to culture makes a difference

I started the company in 2002. We began as five people, and we had all been colleagues at Arthur Andersen, which had been one of the big five consulting firms. Today, we have about 33 people and...

Compliance costs a new, growing worry: Poll

Operating costs and manpower- related challenges have been perennial issues for companies and remain key concerns, according to a survey out yesterday.

Poll: 48% of firms pessimistic about 2017

The economic climate in Singapore deteriorated this year, said the majority of companies polled in a new survey, with almost half of them expecting the coming year to be even worse.

US's investment appeal intact despite Trump's win: IE Singapore

THE United States will remain an attractive investment destination for Singapore companies, even as the world's largest economy prepares for life under Republican president-elect Donald Trump's...

Going regional the way forward for businesses

THE outlook for 2017 might be downcast but it is not all doom and gloom - business leaders have pointed out that in adversity lies opportunity and Singapore companies, particularly small and medium-...

For Singapore firms, getting onboard Industry 4.0 is crucial

MOST Singapore manufacturers are not even at Industry 3.0, and market observers say they will need a leg-up to mount Industry 4.0 as they grow and internationalise.