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Create omni-channel experience for retail growth

CONSUMERS are spending more money shopping online and businesses should use technology to transform the retail experience into one that is more expansive and relevant for their customers.

New breed of grease monkeys

Second generation infuses aftermarket group with new ideas and strategies

Its own name: Lim Tayar has always relied on its own brand rather than push other tyre manufacturers to the fore.

Deadline for SOBA extended

COMPANIES hoping for a chance to be recognised at The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) 2018 will have more time to prepare their applications as the submission deadline has been extended to Oct 26.

Developing an investment tool to reach the market

DEVELOPERS build homes. But Orando Holdings Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Dr Eng Wei Chun says he is building a lifestyle.

Right target: Getting the right kind of buyers is just as important to Eng as getting the sales. - filepic

Startup hub taps Seoul’s advantages for a targeted approach

AS THE largest startup incubator in South Korea, Seoul Startup Hub is ready to foster entrepreneurship for foreign and local innovators through its all-in-one platform.

Small firms plead for same relief as Apple

Businesses finding it a challenge to get replacement supply amid Trump’s tariffs

Higher cost: The Trump administration has threatened more duties on top of the three rounds of tariffs announced earlier. — AFP

P2P platform to raise funds on ECF

PEER-to-peer (P2P) platform Fundaztic is looking to increase its paid-up capital to RM15.5mil through an equity crowdfunding (ECF) campaign via pitchIN.

Digital transformation the way forward for SMEs

OWNERS of Malaysia’s small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) are embracing a digital future in the hope of becoming more competitive for long-term advancement in the marketplace and being able to meet the ever-changing needs of customers.

Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry secretary-general Datuk Dr A.T. Kumararajah (left) moderating a discussion with (from second left) Aemulus chief executive officer  Ng Sang Beng, Supahands sales vice-president Greg Meehan and Digi chief business officer Eugene Teh during the Star SMEBiz ThinkTank 2018 at New World Petaling Jaya Hotel. — Photos: SAMUEL ONG and AZMAN GHANI/ The Star

A smarter fleet tracking system

FOR interior flooring solutions company Floor Culture, getting drivers to arrive at a client’s location on time was a challenge.

Monitoring movements: iFleet enables businesses to track their fleet in real-time.

Leverage data to go further

Industry leaders share insights and experiences at SMEBiz Think Tank

Data driven: (from left) Moderator MAICCI secretary-general Datuk Dr A T Kumararajah discusses the use of data with Ng, Meehan and Teh.