Singapore SMEs

SMEs going global open door for banks to grow corporate credit cards

AS LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) venture overseas, the travel and spending habits of SME towkays have caught the eye of several banks here.

Schneider Electric launches automation starter pack for SMEs

SMALL- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting more help to automate their businesses, in the form of an automation starter pack of services, hardware and software launched by Schneider...

Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic environment; and unmanned store concepts are one way in which some local enterprises...

Temasek's Heliconia takes stake in gaming chair firm Secretlab

TEMASEK-OWNED Heliconia Capital Management is taking a minority stake in home-grown gaming chair brand Secretlab, in a deal estimated at S$200 to S$300 million.

Amex reaching out to SME sector

AMERICAN Express (Amex) is often seen as an imposing brand, but it is looking to change that perception as it reaches out to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with tailor-made financial...

Tag-team tack keeps Singapore businesses sustainable, fighting fit

AS companies recognise the need to innovate and transform their businesses to remain sustainable and competitive, partnerships between traditional enterprises and innovative tech startups are...

Positive moves to tackle shortage of Singapore MNCs

GETTING local companies to venture overseas to build the "external wing" of the Singapore economy is nothing new. But ever since internationalisation was proposed as an economic strategy back in...

Scale-up SG to groom promising local firms to be world powerhouses

A NEW initiative to turbo-charge the growth of promising local enterprises to become international names was launched on Wednesday, as part of the government's efforts to grow more companies that...

oCap taps AI, machine learning to offer short-term loans to SMEs

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will soon have a new financing option that leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC

THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook...

Doing more with less could be the way forward with lean thinking

BLINDLY doing more does not guarantee more value for an organisation, and failure to define the value of a product or service from the stakeholder's perspective could result in unproductive...