Nearly four in five (78%) consumers in Singapore will be shopping for the holidays this year despite the pandemic, according to the 2020 Visa Back to Business Study, Holiday Edition. With more than half (56%) planning to shop at local retailers, small and medium-sized...
The Coordinating Committee for Cybersecurity (CCCY) is scheduled to publish a Cybersecurity Standards Roadmap next year to support Singapore’s digital transformation efforts. This roadmap will look into enhancing cybersecurity resilience in Information Technology and Operational Technology systems for users, processes and technologies. This...
NTT Ltd. has announced its collaboration with Lions Befrienders (LB) to educate senior citizens on adopting safe cybersecurity practices. The security division of NTT in Singapore is forming a team of volunteers to contribute to the online safety of seniors in Singapore.  In its...
Sage, a company offering cloud business management solutions, and Standard Chartered announced on 8 November a new partnership to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with access to tools, knowledge and funding that will simplify SME banking and support them in making more timely and insight-driven financial decisions at critical stages...
Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Group”) announced on 27 May a cooperative effort with Intel to make it much easier and more cost-effective for SMEs to lease IT equipment, leveraging the application of blockchain technology to strengthen transparency and build a system of trust.
Fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, ZALORA, has announced that it will be launching its first E-Commerce Booster Package in partnership with Enterprise Singapore, to help local Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and sellers diversify and scale their operations online. The E-Commerce Booster Package was first introduced...
As part of this year's National Day festivities, Amazon is recognising small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Singapore and showcasing their success stories with a dedicated 'Shop Local' storefront on Amazon.sg. The storefront features deals from SMBs across categories including home and home improvement, electronics, kitchen and dining,...
International standards and collaboration are needed to unlock digitalisation’s full potential to drive efficient, resilient and green shipping. This was the message at the “Future of Shipping - Digitalisation” webinar jointly organised by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
For close to a decade, innovation in digital payments has helped close the gaps and address the challenges faced by both consumers and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Spearheaded by Fintechs globally, the creation of effective, low-cost, customer-centric solutions, has made financial services more accessible and helped...
While the pandemic has curtailed international travel, Singaporeans remain spoiled for choice in the variety of restaurants serving a vast array of global cuisines. And, while necessary measures to safeguard public health have meant a more challenging environment for those in the food and beverage industry, technological...