Singapore retail

Uptick in local demand for Singapore retailers may be unsustainable: poll

DESPITE the pandemic, about one in two retailers in Singapore still experienced higher sales from September to October this year than last year,...

Wholesale, retail sectors cling to hope in 2020

SMALL- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in the wholesale and retail sectors may have been among the most affected by the US-China trade war and slowing global economy, but they still see bright...

Singapore malls evolve to stay relevant despite online shopping threat

DESPITE the threat from online shopping, it is not all gloom at Singapore's retail scene with some landlords continuing to invest and upgrade malls.

Mega sales help, but may not revive Singapore's retail sector

RETAILERS are ending the year with a bang by pulling out all the stops for possibly the last mega sale of the year. The 12.12 sale on Dec 12 comes on the tail of three successful clearance rounds...

Singapore retailers score hat trick with mega sales events

IT'S officially sale season, and while consumers are happy with the deals they scored from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, retailers are even happier with their takings at the till.

Don Don Donki not fazed by tight labour, pricey rentals here

STIFF labour conditions and pricey property rents may be the bane of retailers in Singapore, but Don Don Donki is not letting such troubles get in the way of its rapid expansion.

Singapore's tourism industry set to finish 2017 on strong note

WITH the festive period under way, Singapore's tourism industry looks poised to finish the year strong, bolstered by growing arrivals from China.

Bynd Artisan founders Winnie Chan and James Quan detail the bookbinding atelier’s success

The scented candle on their bedroom balcony is lit. Their whiskies of choice – Lagavulin on the rocks for him and a Japanese highball for her –...

MAS urges Singapore retailers to hop on e-commerce train for growth

SINGAPORE'S subdued retail sector can take a leaf out of the playbook of the manufacturing sector, which has harnessed technological advancements to benefit from the latest upswing in global...

MasterCard, IBM to offer big data analytics to smaller merchants

MASTERCARD and IBM on Wednesday said they will partner to offer smaller merchants with big data analytics.