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Making the most of Asia intra-regional trade

The many opportunities that Asia intra-regional trade brings to small business leaders are here to stay.

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Essilor and Luxottica to create global eyewear powerhouse

Essilor and Luxottica say they will be focusing on boosting sales in Asia and Latin America as well as eCommerce post-merger.


Fitch Singapore appoints design team leader

Fitch Singapore has appointed an executive creative director for north and Southeast Asia.


Element Fresh plans Asian franchise roll-out

Chinese restaurant brand Element Fresh is seeking franchisees across Asia.


Alibaba Group raising stake in SingPost

Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba Group has been given the go-ahead by Singapore’s stock exchange (SGX) to raise its stake in Singapore Post (SingPost).

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Christmas music ‘driving shoppers mad’

Retailers warned: if you want shoppers to spend up in your store this festive season, be sure to play the right Christmas music.


Singapore retail sales almost back on track

Real Singapore retail sales rose in October month-on-month – but slipped year-on-year.

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Tourists visiting Singapore chase bargains, not baccarat

Retail has displaced gambling as the single largest drawcard for tourists visiting Singapore.


Puma Singapore launching concept stores

Puma Singapore is launching its new Forever Faster 2 concept stores, in Bugis+ and Paragon.


Delivery Hero takes control of Foodpanda

Food-ordering service Delivery Hero has acquired Emerging Markets Online Food Delivery Holding, the parent of the Foodpanda business.


Singapore chosen for Citi Pay ewallet debut

Citi bank customers in Singapore are the first to be offered its new digital wallet, Citi Pay.


Easyship raises more funding

Logistics startup Easyship has raised an undisclosed amount of pre-series A funding from 500 Durians.


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