Singapore SMEs

Swee Kee and Ka Soh start next chapter

AT Swee Kee Eating House in Amoy Street, the homegrown family restaurant business marking its 80th anniversary this year, there was always a fair chance that customers would get to see a fellow...

HSBC Singapore sets its sights on SME segment

HSBC Singapore is no longer taking the back seat when it comes to the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) banking segment here, with plans to raise its share in its target SME market from the...

Heritage businesses caught between wok hei and productivity

SINGAPORE'S heritage businesses in the food and beverage (F&B) industry are finding it a challenge to strike a balance between raising productivity and retaining the authenticity of...

Tech adoption linked to better performance in firms

THE adoption of more digital technologies by firms, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), is linked to better performance in terms of value-added and productivity, according to a...

Busting myths that discourage SMEs from securing themselves

WHEN it comes to IT security, the largest stories that make the headlines tend to be of larger multinational corporations, or very well-established organisations. However, that doesn't mean that...

Wiselink focuses on the future

DATA analytics are key to Wiselink Technology's new developments in productivity.

Singapore firms scramble to mitigate trade war fallout as orders dive

SINGAPORE businesses across various sectors from manufacturing to trading to services are feeling the heat from the extended US-China trade war as new orders dive - with some bracing for a decline...

Cybersecurity talent crunch drives SMEs to embrace AI

FOR all of Singapore's technological achievements and innovations, the city state still faces the same talent shortage as the rest of the world when it comes to cyber defence.

Aik Moh's digitalisation lifeline

WITH a sprawling setup including three factories in Singapore and multiple overseas sales offices, Aik Moh Paints and Chemicals now employs over 100 people in the Asia-Pacific region, and has...

Secure connectivity the new growth strategy for SMEs

SINGAPORE'S march towards becoming a Smart Nation remained one of the key themes of Budget 2019, which saw measures introduced to help local firms build deeper digital capabilities and solutions...