The SME Magazine (September/October 2015)

TOP STORY

Presenting your best side

SMEs need to realise the importance of creating a credit profile early on in a business' life and building financial resilience.

GENIUS is one per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration, said Thomas Edison back in 1929, and it is a formula that has been widely applied across industries.

TOWKAYS

Sakae Holdings founder Douglas Foo has ingrained cross-industry pollination into the company’s culture.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Founder and designer Christina Lim shares the inspiration behind Blackfrangipani's unique designs and versatile yet timeless quality jewellery.

CUTTING EDGE

Singapore’s food and beverage sector is notorious for being fickle and competitive, but Bake King has over 60 years fostered a brand that is now a household name.

SPACE

Changi will continue to hold its strong position as a key logistics centre because of it close proximity to Changi International Airport.

SPACE

A list of asking rents for office and industrial space, and sales caveats.

LEGAL ADVISOR

An important preparatory step before expanding into Myanmar is to understand the local labour laws and the consequences of falling afoul of such laws.

TECHNOLOGICAL EDGE

Adopting technology will help F&B and retail companies cope with manpower challenges, boost service excellence and better serve their customers.

TECHNOLOGICAL EDGE

Adding a human touch to the technology helps customers adjust to using new DIY solutions.

SMART CAPITAL

SMEs need to to incorporate design and technology to differentiate themselves from the competition, widen their product offerings and create closer relationships with their customers.

LIFESTYLE

Expensive watches are still flooding the market despite uncertain times.

NEWBIZ

A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.