Entrepreneurs

Fashion start-up Le Tote lays off one-third of corporate staff

San Francisco • Fashion rental service Le Tote is laying off about one-third of its corporate workforce as it tries to eke out a profit in the increasingly ...

Stuck in the middle of digital transformation

ON RETURNING home from an overseas trip, I had the pleasure of being driven by Vijay, a cabbie whom I have known many a year.
Before too long, the ...

Real-time retail payments platform a potential game changer

The services can transform all mobile phones into mobile wallets, emerging as a lifestyle solution for the wider public
By HABHAJAN ...
Team PINE Malaysia

Tapping start-ups early through multiple platforms

Microsoft runs the Imagine Cup, the world’s student technology competition. This year, a Malaysian team topped the Asia-Pacific rounds
By HABHAJAN ...
Veerinderjeet

Tax regime faces digital economy sweep

Issues like BEPS, ESR and e-commerce will be deliberated at 2-day Malaysian Tax Conference 2018 in Kuala Lumpur
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE ...

Demand for programmers hits full boil in US

WASHINGTON • Ouliana Trofimenko and Annie Rihn, who work for different technology companies on the West Coast, are both on the front lines of one of the ...
MSME

How to prepare a business plan and sharpen the pitch

Without guidance and use of a template, many hopelessly optimistic entrepreneurs assemble an unrealistic or incomplete business plan
Creating a ...
The Snoo Crib

Forget raises, firms are turning to RM4.5k cribs to woo talent

NEW YORK • Any best-in-class employer worth its salt gives its employees a generous chunk of paid time off when they have kids. One really trying to brand ...
Generations Z

Tips for bosses preparing to hire Gen Z

They are cooperative, capable of working well with others, highly adaptable and con dent of dealing with change. They have a natural affinity with digital ...

Demand for programmers hits full boil as US job market simmers

WASHINGTON • Ouliana Trofimenko and Annie Rihn, who work for different technology companies on the West Coast, are both on the front lines of one of the ...

Tao Café injects innovation into retailing industry with Alibaba’s ‘staff-less’ idea

Internet retailing is changing the traditional way of shopping for many products
by HABHAJAN SINGH / pic by BLOOMBERG In the extremely competitive ...

Little guy faces cash squeeze in China as giants outperform

by BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • China has sought to promote small companies, typically the engines of job growth, while simultaneously curbing financial ...