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New distancing rules could be last straw for some businesses

THE latest social-distancing measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus may deal another heavy blow to frontline businesses already battered by the outbreak.

CapitaLand to give 1,000 tenants rental rebates

Mall operator CapitaLand will be giving 1,000 tenants rental rebates over two months in a move to help stores tide over the current retail storm caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Don't skimp on rent relief, Chan Chun Sing tells landlords

AS consumer businesses reel from the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing called on major landlords to "do their part" for affected tenants.

Rental rebates for virus-hit retail tenants at Starhill Global Reit's Wisma, Ngee Ann City

RENTAL rebates and marketing assistance are among support measures rolled out to Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust’s (SGReit) retail tenants at its two Singapore properties.

Online sales help some retailers cushion blow from outbreak

THE novel coronavirus outbreak may have turned wary consumers away from malls, but a corresponding shift to online shopping is providing some respite for retailers who previously took pains to...

Relief measures for retail sector do not address structural issues

RELIEF measures for retailers from the government and landlords are very thoughtful, but do not address the structural issues of e-commerce, high occupancy costs and manpower shortage that...

Frasers Property offers support to Singapore mall tenants

TENANTS at 14 malls across Singapore will receive support from Frasers Property Retail (FPR) to tide them over the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on their business.

Frasers Property rolling out support package for mall tenants

Another big Singapore landlord has announced measures to help tenants of its malls cope with the business impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Some landlords offering virus relief packages to tenants

CAPITALAND, Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT), APM Property Management and Perennial Real Estate Holdings are rolling out measures to help cash-strapped retail tenants, with initiatives ranging...

Despite e-commerce, consumers in Asia still prefer online retailers with physical stores: poll

DESPITE the proliferation of e-commerce, a number of consumers still prefer online retailers with physical stores, although they may also have...

Budget 2020: More help for 5 sectors directly hit by Covid-19

FIVE sectors – tourism, aviation, retail, food services, and point-to-point transport services – in Singapore which are directly affected by the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) will...