Singapore SMEs

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).

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Tee Hai Chem sells 51% stake to German giant Brenntag as it 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.

Resilience can help Singapore private equity leapfrog to pole position

SINGAPORE'S recent budget announcements have been trade focused. Simplifying regulations, the launch of a US$5 billion private markets programme to encourage global private equity investment, and the...