Asian Entrepreneurs, SME’s and Small Business Blog

Blog about Micro and SME entrepreneurs in AsiaAsian Entrepreneurs, SME’s and Small Business Blog. Blog Main Page for Asian SME entrepreneurs and ASEAN and other small business, with Asian and local ideas for women, trends and strategies for new youth business. We provide information on general entrepreneurship issues. We write news about small and micro business in ASEAN (Southeast Asia), Asia (all regions) and the Middle East with all kind of business information and startup opportunities. Guest Bloggers and Contributors Welcome: Would you like to contribute to our all-round small business blog? Please just contact us.

Asian Small Business Ideas During and Post COVID-19. Millions of small-business owners around Asia have faced a difficult challenge as the coronavirus shut down much of the Asian economies and their local consumers stayed home to slow the spread of the virus. To stay afloat, owners adapted how they could and found creative ways to…

 

Asian Entrepreneurs and COVID-19 News. Entrepreneurs try to find opportunity amid the COVID-19 uncertainty. Singapore: Less than a year after opening their first business, Lee Junxian and his co-founder found themselves wondering if they should keep going or pull down the shutters. It was 2008, the Singapore economy was feeling the wrath of a global…

 

Asian Small Business, Entrepreneurs, and COVID-19 News. Asia’s SMEs Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis. Measures to contain COVID-19 outbreaks have had devastating effects on Asia’s micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). These firms have cut back production and service delivery during the pandemic. Some have had to temporarily lay off employees and have had difficulty raising…

 

Asian Top Franchises in 2021. Most Asian countries have only begun to enthusiastically embrace franchising in recent years, as their rising middle-income class becomes more affluent and gravitates towards international brands. Industry practitioners are positive about Hong Kong serving as a two-way springboard for Western franchisors to gain access to the Asian markets, and for…

 

Asian Types of Wholesale Markets: Merchant wholesalers, Agents and Brokers. Asian merchant wholesalers are the largest single group of wholesalers, accounting for roughly 50 percent of all wholesaling. Merchant wholesalers include two broad types: full-service wholesalers and limited-service wholesalers. Asian Brokers and agents differ from merchant wholesalers in two ways: They do not take title…