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FJ Benjamin’s net loss narrows to $17 million

Despite a drop in revenue, FJ Benjamin’s net loss for its latest fiscal year has narrowed to S$17.42 million.

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FJ Benjamin’s losses almost double

FJ Benjamin has deepened its losses after discontinuing some of its brands during its second quarter.


Offshore investor shows interest in FJ Benjamin

An international group is seeking to invest in Singapore brand-management company FJ Benjamin.


Manchester United stars to introduce Cafe Football

Two former Manchester United stars will open Cafe Football in Singapore as part of a venture with Rowsley.

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FJ Benjamin granted Casio Indonesia rights

Singapore-listed FJ Benjamin has gained the Casio Indonesia rights to the full range of Casio watches.

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FJ Benjamin posts third loss in row

Singapore-listed lifestyle brand FJ Benjamin has posted notice of three consecutive losses.

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FJ Benjamin secures Marc Jacobs rights

Singapore lifestyle group FJ Benjamin has secured exclusive rights to distribute the Marc Jacobs brand.


Raoul Singapore closes last store

FJ Benjamin has closed its last Raoul Singapore store and plans to focus on wholesaling for the future of its promising home-grown label.


FJ Benjamin sales fall but restructure ‘on track’

F J Benjamin, Singapore’s largest fashion and lifestyle retailer, has reported a 15 per cent quarterly sales decline, citing subdued consumer sentiment in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.


FJ Benjamin to close stores

Listed Singapore retailer FJ Benjamin says it will close some stores in Singapore and scale down others as it manages a downturn in sales.

The company’s plans – of which there were no further details – were included in the first quarter financials released on New Year’s Eve. FJ Benjamin posted an improved profit despite a massive 22 per cent slump in sales.

In the three months to September 30 sales totaled S$75.4 million, compared with $96 million in the same period in 2013. Gross prof…


Tom Ford debuts in Singapore

American fashion brand Tom Ford, in partnership with FJ Benjamin, has opened its first store in Singapore.

The Singapore store, at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, is modelled after the flagship store at 845 Madison Avenue in New York City. It offers the brand’s full range of womenswear, menswear, shoes and accessories.

The store also features the private blend Atelier d’Orient collection, a new quartet of Tom Ford fragrances inspired by the sublime beauty and exquisite luxury of Asia.


Raoul expands to Middle East

Singapore fashion label Raoul has inked a franchise deal with Chalhoub Group to expand into the Middle East market.

The agreement will see nine standalone Raoul stores open by 2017, the first two in the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next year.

The latest franchise, the third this year, will bring the number of stores in the Raoul‘s franchise network in the Middle East, China and Sri Lanka, to 37 over the next five years.

The deal with Chalhoub Group followed one with Chongqing-base…


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