Singapore SMEs

Money FM podcast: Mind Your Business: Top risks SMEs face

According to a recent survey by AON, the inability to meet evolving customer needs and increasing competition are the top risks for Singapore SMEs.

Digitalising businesses from inside out

FOR businesses looking to thrive in today's digital age, new and transformational technologies should run in parallel with a change in operation and mindset. However, that's easier said than done...

A plan for the Singapore of tomorrow

THE world in 2030 will likely look very different from today. Within a little more than a decade, the global economic centre of gravity will shift toward the East and remain centred there.

New award to honour foreign brands in Singapore

A NEW award category was launched on Tuesday to honour foreign brands that have been growing their presence in Singapore, as part of the Singapore Prestige Brand Awards (SPBA).

Marrying function and fashion

COMPARED to other similar companies in the same market, Faire Leather Co prides itself on going the extra mile for its customers.

Employees should come first in Singapore's new digital economy

SINGAPORE has an exceptional enabling environment for innovation and digital transformation. It is a magnet for innovation centres and a testbed for imaginative people working on some of the most...

SICC aims to raise awareness of the circular economy

THE Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) on Thursday identified raising awareness on the circular economy as one of its three areas of focus for this year.

Customising AI strategies through experiments

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) is not being implemented optimally in South-east Asia. While AI adoption rates across the region have risen to 14 per cent in 2018 from just 8 per cent the year before...

Helping SMEs' long-term growth

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) seeking short-term measures to relieve upward cost pressures or labour market challenges might have come away disappointed from the Budget 2019 announcement. While...

Local SME Tee Hai Chem sells 51% stake to German MNC, teams up to go global

SPECIALITY chemicals distributor Tee Hai Chem on Thursday sold a 51 per cent stake to German chemical distribution giant Brenntag for a sum estimated to be S$200-300 million.

SMEs to be given help to digitalise and venture abroad earlier

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) said on Thursday that it will embark on a new strategy to grow and develop local businesses, with an emphasis on helping a broader base of small and medium-sized...