The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singtel and DBS recently rolled out a new 99%SME e-commerce platform (99sme.sg) that aims to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore easily adopt digital technologies and provide their customers with omni-channel experiences. The new platform was launched by Sim...
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of global transportation company FedEx Corp, has enhanced its remote pickup (RPI) service, reducing the response time from 24 hours to as few as two hours. This promises increased control and reliability to the global supply chain of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) importing from markets within Asia...
PropertyGuru, announced on 12 March its expansion into home finance with the launch of its mortgage marketplace, ‘PropertyGuru Finance’. Through this venture, PropertyGuru aims to assist Singaporeans in saving money on their home loans in the long term, as well as simplify their...
Standard Chartered announced on 28 January 2020 its investment into Contour, a blockchain-based open industry platform that will initially focus on digitally creating, exchanging, approving and issuing Letters of Credit (LCs), following the full commercialization of its offering and appointment of CEO Carl Wegner.
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI) Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) have launched the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic for businesses, especially SMEs. Championed by ASME and SBF, the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic serves as a convenient one-stop platform...
The K-Startup Centre (KSC) in Singapore, the first Korean startup centre in Southeast Asia, was officially launched on 8 July by South Korea’s Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS). It is a reflection of the strong interest among the Korean startups to anchor in Singapore to drive...
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and KrisShop, Singapore Airlines’ flagship retailer, have announced a three-year partnership to jointly market home-grown brands and grow their e-commerce reach, as well as create seamless experiences for their local and international customers. Joint marketing campaigns and e-commerce expansion
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact businesses, one important lesson is to adapt through quick thinking and workarounds. This has been experienced by mc.2, a brand with a strong reputation for its smart blinds and curtains in Singapore, which caters to both homeowners and business space...
Information and support on global trade opportunities will help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore internationalise and grow, according to research from accounting body Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The accounting body's report revealed that nearly half of respondents in its latest survey would like to receive such...
foodpanda has entered a strategic partnership with Xiaomi to offer a wide range of consumer electronics and appliances for on-demand deliveries on foodpanda shops in Singapore and Thailand. In addition, the foodpanda app is pre-loaded in new Xiaomi mobile phones in 10 markets across Asia.