SHOPLINE has launched the “Retail Revolution: Three Easy Ways to Succeed in the New Retail” campaign to educate and assist SMEs considering entering the emerging social commerce space. The campaign will run from 1 to 30 September, including three free webinars for the...
More IP resources have been announced for enterprises to grow their businesses and emerge stronger from the pandemic. This was announced by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law Mr Edwin Tong at the launch of the annual Intellectual Property Week (IP Week @ SG...
WorldFirst and Alibaba.com have entered a partnership to help Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) bolster their digital presence and expand their sales internationally, overcoming the constraints brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.  WorldFirst will become Alibaba.com’s official channel partner in Singapore, helping local sellers...
YouTrip registered an 84% year-on year increase in online overseas purchases by Singaporean users from July 2020 to June 2021. This builds on the previous spike in overseas spending recorded by the company in the first half of 2020, reflecting a greater appetite for...
hoolah has announced a regional partnership with Jumper.ai to offer merchants across Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong a BNPL solution accessible through social and chat networks. Through this partnership, merchants have can offer hoolah’s Buy Now Pay Later solution to their customers regardless of platform...
With the advancement of technology, Malaysia is increasingly becoming a digital economy. Malaysia is a developing Asian economy that aspires to expand in a technology-driven and high-tech production-based pattern. A press release by Signitory, an e-signature provider who leverages blockchain, noted that with in-person...
The Australian Border Force (ABF), the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), and Singapore Customs, along with industry participants, have concluded a blockchain trial to prove trade documents can be issued and verified digitally across two independent systems, reducing cross-border transaction costs. The...
Xero  and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants, have extended their partnership to help future-proof Singapore’s next-generation of accounting professionals. The partnership will continue to support ACCA Singapore members and students in strengthening their digital expertise to meet accounting...
For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are manpower-lean, upskilling is one of the ways to optimise productivity especially amidst the pandemic. However, according to NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB)'s recent Employer Skills Survey 2021, when asked about their intention to send their staff for training,...
New research from OpenText reveals the extent to which the pandemic has changed customers’ expectations of brands, and the increasingly important role of a streamlined digital experience post-COVID. The new data – from a survey of 1,000 Singaporean respondents – reveals that 71% of...