Singapore SMEs

Naiise to close remaining store at Jewel Changi Airport amid financial issues

HOMEGROWN retailer Naiise will close its Jewel Changi Airport store - its last and largest in Singapore - this Sunday, amid an ongoing struggle to pay its vendors.

Businesses unfazed by Jobs Support Scheme error, say situation 'understandable'

THE government's error in distributing certain payouts meant to support businesses during the pandemic is understandable, businesses said, even as they wait to find out if they are affected and...

2,500 on-site participants expected for major trade show at Marina Bay Sands

SINGAPORE'S largest trade show since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic will welcome 2,500 on-site participants and some 5,000 online visitors, paving the way for larger business events to take...

Certification programme launched to ensure safe resumption of Mice events in Singapore

THE Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) has launched a certification programme to ensure hygiene benchmarks and safe-distancing best practices are...

Chip shortage putting the brakes on Singapore car dealers, part makers

SOME manufacturers of car parts and car dealers in Singapore are facing trickle-down effects as some of the world's largest car makers pause or cut production amid a global semiconductor shortage...

Running a business is a marathon, not a sprint: Joe & Dough co-founder

TWELVE years on, Joe & Dough is still standing in Singapore's highly competitive food and beverage (F&B) industry. The key to it is realising that running a business is not a sprint, but a...

Suez Canal closure expected to raise producer prices, worsen container shortage

AFTER being blocked for the past six days by a massive container ship in the Suez Canal, a key global shipping route looks set to reopen soon, as the Ever Given was refloated on Monday.

Laminaar Aviation Infotech to deliver new software for Changi Airport ground handling

GROUND-HANDLING provider dnata Singapore has engaged Singapore-headquartered Laminaar Aviation Infotech to deliver next-generation application software for its operations at Changi Airport.

Mice industry to see boost from higher capacity cap of 750

THE relaxation of measures for events, particularly commercial ones, will see a boost to local demand, even as some industry operators await more clarity on whether travel processes will be...

The cream of Singapore's business crop

THE Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards was established in 1995 by The Business Times and KPMG to recognise the 50 most enterprising privately-owned local companies in Singapore.

SMEs to get help adopting PayNow Corporate from providers

IN an effort to get more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adopt digital payments, payment service providers (PSPs) who handle credit card transactions for such firms are being roped in...