The SME Magazine (September/October 2019)

TOP STORY

Going by design

In a competitive market, user-centric design sets a product apart from its competitors and helps a brand stand out.

The Times They Are A Changin', the Nobel-Prize-winning singer-songwriter Bob Dylan once sang. He couldn't be more right. Music has definitely changed over the years - from how record companies market their artistes to the devices on which we listen to songs.

TOWKAYS

Two years after he handed over Atlas Hi-Fi, Michael Tien returned as CEO to get the company back on track in a changing world and a shift in consumers' preferences.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

mc2 started in 2004 as an information technology retailer but has since been reinventedinto a smart blinds supplier.

SPECIAL FEATURE

Imagine a green hub of smart offices, shops, restaurants and even a hotel with an MRT station right at its doorstep: presenting work, live and play all in one package.

CUTTING EDGE

Media firm GHY Culture & Media and sportswear brand Puma have seen their consumers and respective industries evolve over the years. GHY is coming up with new ways of creating content and marketing to stay relevant. Puma is not resting on its laurels as an established, global brand but is working with influencers, among other efforts.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Emerging technologies are shaping the future of entrepreneurship in Singapore.

SPECIAL FEATURE

For many years, firms large, medium and small have been using Private Branch Exchanges (PBXs), which serve as a company’s private telephone network for both internal and external telecommunications. 

BUSINESS INSIGHT

If you are finding the current business landscape hard going, there are growth hacking tips that may help.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

SMEs can embrace the digital economy without increasing digital risk.

SPACE

Cultural infrastructure is important in building international competitiveness and providing a fresh identity.

SPACE

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

SPACE

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