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RedMart to mentor Singapore SMEs in e-commerce

Nurdianah Md Nur | Aug. 5, 2015
The programme, which will run from 1 September 2015, is expected to benefit 400 local SMEs.

As part of its partnership with SPRING Singapore, Singapore's online grocery store RedMart will soon be offering a six-month business improvement programme to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). 

Under the programme, SMEs will receive assistance to list and sell their products on the RedMart Marketplace, and be equipped with e-commerce skills such as inventory management, pricing and marketing. The latter will be done through trainings, performance reviews, data analytics reviews, and one-to-one coaching sessions with the RedMart team.

Four hundred local SMEs are expected to benefit from the programme, which will run from 1 September 2015 to 3 August 2016. At the end of the programme, participating SMEs could either continue as a seller on RedMart Marketplace or set up their own e-commerce venture.

"Given that the e-commerce scene in Singapore is in an exciting phase, RedMart is happy to share our experience and expertise to upskill the local retailers. We believe Singapore has great potential to become a thriving e-commerce hub," said Roger Egan, co-founder and CEO of RedMart.

Officially launched last month, the RedMart Marketplace is a platform for SMEs and independent sellers to sell food, grocery and household products online. There are currently more than 100 sellers on the platform.


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