SMEs

SMEs take local aerospace industry higher

THIS February, Singapore will host more than 1,000 companies from over 50 countries at the biennial Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest international aviation and defence event. With Singapore's...

Canon unit aims to be one-stop shop for companies

A SURVEY of 615 SMEs conducted by United Overseas Bank found that half of the respondents indicated implementing productivity measures as a top priority. Reducing costs, as well as seeking new...

Rising rents, tighter financing put pressure on retailers' cash flow

LOCAL lifestyle and design retailer Naiise's reported payment troubles may be a sign of liquidity challenges facing the retail sector at large.

Home-Fix gets High Court nod for debt restructuring

HOME-FIX will now undergo debt restructuring for the next six months, after financial woes pushed the home-improvement retail company to shutter all its retail stores in Singapore last month.

Home-Fix gets Singapore High Court nod for debt restructuring

HOME-FIX will now undergo debt restructuring for the next six months, after financial woes pushed the home-improvement retail company to shutter all its retail stores in Singapore last month.

Brothers gave up corporate careers to be their own bosses in F&B

WANTING to be their own boss, three brothers gave up their careers in the corporate world and dived full-time into an F&B (food and beverage) business.

Trade deal not changing Singapore firms' outlook yet

THE initial trade deal signed on Wednesday in Washington may spark hope of improved Sino-US relations, but Singapore companies across sectors are unlikely to change their outlook just yet, with...

Shift priorities from short to long-term issues: SBF chief to firms

A SHORT-TERM view may be leading businesses to overlook more significant, long-term issues, Singapore Business Federation (SBF) chief Ho Meng Kit lamented on Tuesday.

Singapore firms want Budget to address rising business costs, wages: SBF

FACED with rising business costs and wages in a challenging operating environment, companies want those issues addressed in this year's Budget.

Africa, Central Asia par for the course when Singapore firms go abroad

SOUTH-EAST Asia, the traditional market for outward-looking Singapore businesses, is no longer the only market for firms venturing overseas.