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Retail landlords must reinvent the shopping mall to thrive in new normal

IN recent years, retail landlords have been working to tweak their tenant mix by bringing in more activities and food & beverage (F&B) tenants, but the pandemic has shown that landlords...

The mall is dead, long live the mall

IT survived multiple economic depressions, two world wars and a catastrophic fire. But after 162 years, Robinsons will be no more.

Robinsons creditors appoint KordaMentha as liquidators

RESTRUCTURING specialist KordaMentha has been named liquidators of department store operator Robinson & Company (Singapore), according to a memorandum seen by The Business Times (BT).

Singapore retailers' reliance on local demand may not be sustainable: Amex

DESPITE the pandemic, about one in two retailers in Singapore still experienced higher sales from September to October this year than last year, but banking on local demand may not be sustainable...

Celebrating the passion behind local brands

WHAT do Eu Yan Sang, Bynd Artisan, Scene Shang and Prima Taste have in common?

Isetan Singapore expects Covid-19 to hit financial performance, no recovery in 2020

JAPANESE department store operator Isetan (Singapore) expects the ongoing pandemic to have a negative impact on its financial performance, with no material recovery expected this year, given that the...

Cortina's Sincere plan a timely move to dial into China's market

RUMOURS of its courtship has been swirling for months but like any budding romance, both parties played coy until Cortina Holdings' proposed acquisition of Sincere Watch finally surfaced in an...

11 former Robinsons staff seek help from MOM and TADM

SOME 11 former employees of Robinsons have approached the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM) for help over the payment of retrenchment benefit,...

Five shophouses, three Bukit Timah Plaza retail units for sale

MORE shophouses in Singapore have come to the market, with five along Tras Street, North Bridge Road and Balestier Road launched for sale on Monday.

Five shophouses on Tras Street, North Bridge Rd, Balestier Rd up for sale

MORE shophouses in Singapore have come to the market, with five located on Tras Street, North Bridge Road and Balestier Road launched for sale on Monday.

Frasers Centrepoint Trust is still keen on acquisitions

FRASERS Centrepoint Trust (FCT) may have just announced a sizeable deal, but the manager of the real estate investment trust (Reit) has no qualms about snapping up more properties if the right...