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BreadTalk Group to buy foodcourt rival

Listed Singapore food-and-beverage company BreadTalk Group is to buy foodcourt operator Food Junction Management (FJM).

The age of disloyalty: most Singaporean shoppers open to new brands

A new study has shown that brand loyalty is low among Singaporean shoppers – 78 per cent are prepared to try new brands.

Charles & Keith opens first store on Kowloon side of Hong Kong

Singapore footwear and accessories label Charles & Keith is unveiling its largest store at K11 Musea this month.

DFS says Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession ‘not viable’

DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.

Three-way battle for Singapore Changi liquor and tobacco concessions

Three travel retail companies are in the running to take over the liquor and tobacco concession at Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Toddler dies at Urban Revivo store in Jewel Changi

An 18-month-old girl has died following an accident at Urban Revivo fashion store at Jewel Changi Airport, according to reporting in The Straits Times.

Flagship Razer store in Las Vegas to open next month

A flagship Razer store in Las Vegas is set to open next month, the gaming brand’s largest outlet anywhere in the world and its second in the US after San Francisco.

Women arrested after massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics seized

Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the importation and possession of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics and perfumes.

Commune in Singapore launches high-tech AR app

Furniture-design and lifestyle-brand Commune in Singapore has unveiled a cloud-based, omni-channel furniture retail solution and mobile augmented-reality app.

KrisShop marks rebranding by taking to the ground

Singapore Airlines’ inflight and online travel retail store KrisShop has revamped its brand and launched a new website.

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opens 130 restaurants in six months

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opened 130 new restaurants in the first half of this year, boosting sales by 59.3 per cent to US$1.66 billion.

Sugarfina plans Asian expansion

Californian luxury confectioner Sugarfina is preparing to open stores across several Asian markets after its second Hong Kong store opens later this year.

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