Singtel has collaborated with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and DBS Bank to jointly launch a new e-commerce platform for SMEs.
The 99%SME e-commerce platform is designed to help SMEs more easily adopt digital technologies and deliver an omni-channel experience to customers.
The platform will allow retailers to offer last mile delivery options for online customers by allowing them to perform self-collection from stores.
It will also provide business insights and reports aimed at helping the merchants track and understand sales performance across various product categories.
SMEs will be able to list their products or services on the platform for no charge, and to sell products to enterprises via DBS' B2B e-marketplace. The platform will also provide free access to a library of copyright-free common product images and details.
Consumers will meanwhile be able to use the platform to find nearby and relevant SME stores and products based on search queries, as well as recommendations and similar products.
Singtel and DBS are concurrently operating the 99%SME campaign aimed at helping SMEs adopt digital technologies to grow their businesses.