Tag Archives: Singapore

Singapore retail sales rise 2.2% in May

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 13, 2018) Singapore retail sales rose 2.2 percent in May after excluding motor vehicles. The year-on-year increase was driven by rising sales of furniture and household equipment – up 9.1 percent – and increased shopping before the Hari Raya festive period. Sales at petrol service stations rose 8.8 percent, due partly to higher petrol ...

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Singapore’s VivoCity mall opens basement extension


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 2, 2018) Singapore’s VivoCity mall has opened a new 3000sqm basement extension housing 10 fashion, athleisure and lifestyle brands. Mapletree Commercial Property Management VP for marketing communications Gwen Au said the new extension will allow shoppers to discover new retail concepts and expanded fashion and lifestyle collections. A new escalator lobby has been constructed ...

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SM Group looking at Singapore for expansion


(Source: ABS-CBN News | November 14, 2017) The SM group is looking at Singapore as the starting point for its Southeast Asian expansion, SM Investments vice chairperson Teresita Sy-Coson said. SM, which operates the Philippines’ largest bank and shopping mall chain, might open in Singapore “soon,” Sy-Coson said without elaborating. “As soon as the Singapore government will give us a ...

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URA reports growth in available Singapore retail space


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 31, 2017) More Singapore retail space was available during the second quarter this year following tighter availability the previous quarter, reports the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). It says there was 18,000 sqm more stock of retail space for the quarter compared to the decrease of 29,000 sqm for the previous three months. As a ...

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Google Shopping Ads roll out in Singapore


(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | 20 February 2017) Brands have a faster way to reach shoppers in Singapore with the launch of Google Shopping Ads. These show product images and information in search results alongside Google’s standard text advertisements. Brands that are using the new service include Decathlon, Mums.sg, online marketplace Qoo10 and Zalora. It is in beta mode for ...

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Louis Vuitton Singapore spruces up for 20th year


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 3 January 2017) Louis Vuitton Singapore has given its Orchard Road boutique in Singapore a makeover to celebrate its 20 years at Ngee Ann City. The maison’s signature monogram flower pattern has been reinterpreted in shiny copper with a fading effect, with the exterior façade featuring stone, glass and metal – materials that signifies authenticity ...

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Singapore’s OUE Downtown mall to offer bold retail concepts


(Source: Retail in Asia |18 July 2016) Social kitchens, lunch lockers and boutique fitness studios are just some of the new concepts launching at Singapore‘s upcoming mall at OUE Downtown. The former DBS Building is currently being redeveloped into a mixed-use project comprising offices, serviced apartments and a $195 million mall. Its landlord, property group OUE, told The Straits Times ...

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UberEats Singapore hits the road


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 27 May 2016) UberEats Singapore has launched, the ride-hailing app’s food-delivery service making its Asian debut. Using the standalone app, Singaporeans can order food from about 100 restaurants. While deliveries are initially limited to the central business and commercial area, the company plans to expand its service coverage as well as menu. Making its debut ...

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Singapore retailers to close outlets


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 8 April 2016) High costs and sagging sales are forcing Singapore retailers to close shop or rethink their game. In a move to consolidate and re-strategise, distributor Jay Gee Melwani Group says eight stores in various malls showcasing the British brand New Look and French menswear chain Celio will close in the second half of ...

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Plains and Prints goes global


(Source: Ivy Lisa F. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer | July 19, 2015) It started out literally small—in a cramped 11-square-meter kiosk in Shoppesville Greenhills, the famed tiangge haven. Roxanne Ang-Farillas just had to find a way, however small it was, to get her passion for designing out there and find an audience for her creations. “I’ve always been very passionate ...

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