SINGAPORE - When the coronavirus pandemic forced fashion retailer FJ Benjamin to temporarily shut its nearly 300 stores in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, falling back on online sales was not...
SINGAPORE - Social media posts and memes of Singaporeans charging across the Causeway to sweep supermarket shelves in Johor Bahru have been making the rounds.
The streets of Chinatown, usually bustling with tourists and locals, were quiet yesterday as people steered clear of the area amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Multi-label retailer Naiise, which bucked the trend and went from being an online to bricks-and-mortar retailer, is in trouble.
The upcoming Chinese New Year may have also boosted sales.
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Meanwhile, the Singapore Manual and Mercantile Workers' Union has contacted some of the staff who are general branch members of the union.