Singapore 

First Apple store inside an airport complex to open this Saturday at Jewel Changi Airport, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple’s second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport opens on Saturday (July 13) at 10am and shoppers can expect to be greeted by staff who, between them, can speak 11 languages. The tech giant’s new two-storey store on the second level of Jewel employs more than 100 staff and some will even be able to converse with customers in sign language, Apple told media during a sneak preview of the outlet on Thursday. Besides Jewel, Apple is also planning to set up another store in Marina Bay…

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China 

Takashimaya to close its Shanghai store in August, bowing to the onslaught by e-commerce in China’s retail revolution

Takashimaya’s sole China department store near the Hongqiao airport in Shanghai, which has been unprofitable for the past three years, will shut on August 25, 2019, after operating for less than seven years in China’s largest commercial hub. Photo: Handout Source link

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Singapore 

Apple’s second Singapore store to open at Jewel Changi Airport on July 13, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple will be opening its second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport, according to the Cupertino tech giant. The Jewel store will open its doors on July 13 at 10am. In March, The Straits Times reported that Jewel Changi Airport and Marina Bay Sands are two locations where Apple is planning to set up new stores. No other information, such the size of the Jewel store, was provided. But visitors can expect the usual offerings of an Apple Store from the new outlet, such as iPhones to…

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Singapore 

Young man wearing fake Rolex allegedly steals two real Rolexes from store in Far East Plaza, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – He walked into a second-hand watch shop wearing a fake Rolex watch, but allegedly robbed the shop of two real diamond-encrusted Rolex watches worth about $150,000 instead. The man was supposed to be HJ Luxury’s first customer of the day when he walked into the shop around noon on Wednesday (June 12), said shopkeepers from the watch store in Far East Plaza. He asked to view a range of Rolex watches. However, after the shopkeeper, who wanted to be known only as Ms Liew, presented some watches to…

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Singapore 

Thai fashion brand Pomelo opens first overseas store in Singapore, Lifestyle, Business, Singapore News

Thailand-based omni-channel fashion brand Pomelo plans major expansion in Asia, opening up to 150 branches by 2023 from the eight branches at present, to count at least 50 million customers in the region, the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer David Jou said. Currently, the company has some 2 million customers in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippine, Hong Kong, Australia, the US, and Europe. The business expansion will focus on Asian countries like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Hong Kong, he said. “We will invest on average about Bt20 million…

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Home 

New York’s Museum of Modern Art to open flagship store in Hong Kong developer New World’s K11 Musea

Hong Kong property developer New World Development is bringing a flagship store of New York’s The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to Hong Kong this year.The 6,000 sq ft store, MoMa’s largest in Asia, is to open in August in K11 Musea, the retail part of Tsim Sha Tsui’s Victoria Dockside, which New World wants to develop as a culture and arts district. K11 Musea is expected to open in the third quarter this year.“We look forward to welcoming a wide community of Hongkongers, visitors and tourists,… Source link

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Singapore 

Find out what’s in store for your star sign this June, Singapore News

Here’s a glimpse into what the stars have planned for you. Embrace your destiny and dream big ARIES Photo: Her World Online Work Aries individuals need to be prepared, as June may prove to be a bit of a tough period. Things may not seem to be going your way, especially when it comes to partnerships. Conflicts are more likely this month, even if you’re only indirectly involved. So, avoid being nosey or giving your opinion where it is not needed. Delays and obstacles are to be expected at work…

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Vietnam 

VinMart 4.0 becomes first virtual store in Việt Nam – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Shoppers can scan QR codes of  products on VinMart 4.0 and pay with VinID. The products will be delivered in two to four hours. — Photo vinid.net HCM CITY — The VinMart 4.0 virtual store, run by VinCommerce under the Vingroup Joint Stock Company, has been launched as the first of its kind in Việt Nam. VinMart 4.0 is a new concept, providing images of more than 100 product groups which are arranged as if in a real supermarket, in public spaces for customers to scan and order. The virtual stores are…

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Home 

Google confirms that its app store will continue to function for existing Huawei device users

Google has affirmed that its Google Play app store will continue to function for existing Huawei device users, following reports that the US company will suspend business with the Chinese telecoms giant, which last week was added to a US trade blacklist.Huawei Technologies and over 70 affiliates were added to the US Commerce Department’s Entity List last week on national security grounds, restricting the company from buying parts and components from US companies without government approval.“We… Source link

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Property 

UK department store House of Fraser’s landlord serves notice on retail tycoon Mike Ashley to leave

Doubts are growing about the number of House of Fraser department stores Mike Ashley will keep open as landlords lose patience with him paying no rent while he decides what to do with the spaces.The retail tycoon said he hoped to save about 80 per cent of House of Fraser’s 59 stores across the UK and turn the chain into the “Harrods of the high street” after it was bought out of administration for £90 million last August by his leisurewear business Sports Direct.But the landlord of Rackhams in… Source…

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