Singapore SMEs

Embracing technological innovations to stay ahead

DOTTED across Singapore are building facades constructed by Seiko Architectural Wall Systems Pte Ltd (Seiko Wall), whose works are also found in other First World cities across the globe.

Contactless payments the new normal post-Covid, says Adyen

CONSUMERS increasingly favour technological retail experiences, a development that has been hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic.

DBS offers SME customers quicker audit confirmation via digital platform

DBS has rolled out the banking industry's first digital audit confirmation solution, DBS Audit Confirmation, on its online corporate banking platform DBS Ideal.

Eight chicken suppliers in Singapore get reduced penalties after successful appeal

EIGHT distributors of fresh chicken had their penalties reduced upon appeal for their roles in a case of price-fixing and non-competition agreements involving 13 traders and distributors.

Trial reopening of nightclubs and karaoke joints put off amid rise in community cases

THE reopening of selected nightclubs and karaoke joints under a pilot programme has been postponed till further notice, amid a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the community.

Laid off during crisis, she went on to found a company worth S$8m

AT the height of her career, Shi Ru Xin was retrenched as a result of the global financial crisis of 2008. About 100 unsuccessful job applications later, she decided to take the plunge and start...

Not-so-festive season for food manufacturers with supply crunch, missed opportunities, higher costs

ONGOING supply chain issues and unpredictable demand due to the coronavirus pandemic are making it hard for food manufacturers and suppliers in Singapore to do their usual roaring business during...

Margin squeeze puts F&B players in a spot over food delivery demand

FOOD delivery looks set to become a more permanent source of revenue for food and beverage (F&B) firms in Singapore, but its related costs are also increasing firms' overall operating costs,...

Singapore F&B sector braces for labour, cost squeeze from MCO

MALAYSIA'S latest Movement Control Order (MCO) will exacerbate a manpower shortage and cost issues that have plagued food and beverage (F&B) firms in Singapore for nearly a year now, companies...

Nurture Education Group grows its preschool family

WITH its acquisition of G8 Education Singapore last October, Nurture Education Group is achieving its goal of becoming one of Singapore's largest private preschool operators, with a total of 54...

Providing the finest IT products and best customer service

STARTING a business is never easy but the idea of being an entrepreneur has always been on the mind of Eugene Ang.