• Bata's sport-style retailer AW LAB opens first store in Asia
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    Bata's sport-style retailer AW LAB opens first store in Asia

    Sneakerheads in Singapore must be having a really exciting week. The new store covers 2,630 sq ft and houses limited edition sneaker models from popular street style brands such as adidas Originals, Vans, Nike and New Balance, as well as their own fashion labels, Two of a Kind and Down UP. “We are thrilled to bring AW LAB to Asia for the first time.

  • Japanese discount chain ‘Donki’ to open in Singapore in December
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    Japanese discount chain ‘Donki’ to open in Singapore in December

    Don Quijote Holdings will open a new chain in the United States early next year to sell take-out Japanese food such as deep-fried oysters and noodles to tap growing demand for Japanese cuisine, Yasuda said on Tuesday. The signs read: “Don Quijote” (top) and “Amazing Bargains” (C). The highly anticipated Japanese discount store Don Quijote will be opening in Singapore in December with the name Don Don Donki.

  • Shop for everything Korean at Qoo10's Singles' Day fair at Suntec City
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    Shop for everything Korean at Qoo10's Singles' Day fair at Suntec City

    Online shopping company Qoo10 is looking beyond the Internet world for Singles’ Day 2017 with an offline event.

  • COURTS Megastore at Tampines reopens with a new look
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    COURTS Megastore at Tampines reopens with a new look

    After two months of renovation works, the COURTS Megastore at Tampines will officially reopen on Saturday (11 Nov) with a new look. Apart from being able to purchase appliances and furniture, the store will now offer a maintenance and repairs services counter. There is also a gaming zone, where tournaments will be held, and interactive cooking demonstration services for shoppers. For more: COURTS Megastore revamped with new gaming zone and one-stop repair service Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • 6 websites to shop your heart out at this Singles' Day
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    6 websites to shop your heart out at this Singles' Day

    Ezbuy is offering deals of up to 90 per cent off during Singles Day. Singles’ Day is officially a thing in Singapore and if you still think it’s a day dedicated to single individuals in the country, you’re wrong. Originating from China, the global online shopping festival has gained popularity in recent years – including in Singapore – and has become on par with other Western shopping festivals such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

  • You can now shop for IKEA furniture and home decor online in Singapore
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    You can now shop for IKEA furniture and home decor online in Singapore

    IKEA fans in Singapore, rejoice! The Swedish furniture giant now allows its customers here to shop for furniture and home decor online. Online delivery is available for purchases above $15. Customers can also pick assembly and installation services via the online store.

  • Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store
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    Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store

    Popular Singapore online retailer Love, Bonito opened its first flagship store in 313@Somerset on Thursday (2 November). Occupying a 4,603 sq ft space on the second floor of the mall, the store will open to the public officially on Saturday (4 November).

  • Fans of pink will like Love, Bonito's new flagship store
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    Fans of pink will like Love, Bonito's new flagship store

    Popular Singapore online retailer Love, Bonito has opened its first flagship store in at 313@Somerset on Thursday (2 Nov). Fans of the colour pink will also love "The Pink Room" that is located within the store. It will serve as a space for styling workshops and lifestyle pop-up events to be held for customers. The new flagship store features everything from their online store, from their Essentials collection to the popular bridesmaid collection LYLAS, including store-exclusive monthly capsule collections. Occupying a 4,603 sq ft space on the second floor of the mall, the store will open to the public officially on Saturday (4 Nov). For more: Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • Alibaba's Tmall turns 'Singles' Day' into a shopping festival in Singapore
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    Alibaba's Tmall turns 'Singles' Day' into a shopping festival in Singapore

    Being single generally comes with some perks, like not having to spend money on Valentines’ Day, but one Chinese company is looking to change all that for Singaporeans. Online retail site Tmall (formerly known as Taobao Mall) announced the official launch of the annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival for shoppers in Singapore on Wednesday (1 November), along with a showcase of offerings from its home and living, lifestyle and fashion categories.

  • Japan's LUMINE to open first overseas retail store and cafe in Clarke Quay on 25 November
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    Japan's LUMINE to open first overseas retail store and cafe in Clarke Quay on 25 November

    Come November, lovers of anything and everything about Japan will be able to enjoy a new shopping and cafe experience at Clarke Quay Central mall. Popular Japanese fashion mall LUMINE is set to occupy 10,000 square feet on the second floor of Clarke Quay Central when it opens on 25 November, and will feature a retail space as well as the first LUMINE Café.

  • Our favorite fashion trends for fall 2017 (and how to wear them)
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    Our favorite fashion trends for fall 2017 (and how to wear them)

    Fall is finally here! This is our favorite time of year because of pumpkin everything, warm colors, and also, it’s one season…

  • Qoo10 Singapore launches new cashless payment system, QPay
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    Qoo10 Singapore launches new cashless payment system, QPay

    Not long after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech at this year’s National Day Rally – where he spoke about the need for Singapore to go cashless – online marketplace Qoo10 has launched a new cashless payment system, called QPay. QPay lets shoppers pay for their purchases by using the Qoo10 app to scan a QR code at a merchant’s brick-and-mortar store. According to Hyun-wook Cho, country manager of Qoo10 Singapore, since QPay’s launch on 22 September, some 1,200 merchants have already signed up.

  • The One Item That Joanna Gaines Can't Keep in Stock
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    The One Item That Joanna Gaines Can't Keep in Stock

    There's a reason it's so popular.

  • New service in Singapore lets you pay someone to queue for you
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    New service in Singapore lets you pay someone to queue for you

    Queueing has always been a big part of a Singapore's culture. We queue to be the first to try the Nasi Lemak burger, to see our favourite K-pop idols or even to get our hands on limited edition branded goods. But if you really hate queuing, then you can now pay someone to do it for you. A new service in Singapore called iQueue offers "professional queuing services", which are available at practically any time of the day so long as you book a "queuer" 24 hours in advance.

  • Feeling down? Retail therapy may cheer you up
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    Feeling down? Retail therapy may cheer you up

    Next time you are in a low mood, you might want to try some “retail therapy”. According to a 2014 study by researchers at the University of Michigan in the United States, “making shopping choices can help to restore a sense of personal control over one’s environment and reduce residual sadness”. Simply thinking about the future, and the enjoyment or fun that a new possession may bring, can be mood-boosting, notes the Cleveland Clinic, in its report on the therapeutic effects of shopping.

  • What to expect from the newly-opened Dover Street Market Singapore
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    Nurul Azliah

    What to expect from the newly-opened Dover Street Market Singapore

    Renowned fashion destination Dover Street Market opens in Singapore on Sunday (29 July), offering a wide range of collections by upmarket brands such as Comme Des Garcons (CDG), whose designer is also the founder of the much sought after store.

  • First look: Dover Street Market opens in Singapore
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    First look: Dover Street Market opens in Singapore

    Renowned fashion destination Dover Street Market opens in Singapore on Sunday (29 July), offering a wide range of collections by upmarket brands such as Comme Des Garcons (CDG), whose designer is also the founder of the much sought after store. Having opened only four outlets around the world with the first launched in London in 2004 followed by others in Ginza, New York and a franchise in China’s I.T Beijing Market, its most recent outlet is located at Block 18 Dempsey Road, measuring over 12,000 sq ft and occupying only one level - a first Dover Street Market, whose outlets are typically housed in multiplexes. Full story: Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • What it’s like to shop on the new Amazon Prime Now in Singapore
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    What it’s like to shop on the new Amazon Prime Now in Singapore

    By now, you might have already heard of the launch of Amazon Prime Now in Singapore. The app by America’s popular e-commerce company Amazon was officially available from Wednesday night (26 July) and offers a variety of items for Singaporeans to shop, from groceries such as your fresh fruits and vegetables, to electronic items such as laptops.

  • MUJI's first flagship store in Singapore features open community space, custom embroidery service
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    MUJI's first flagship store in Singapore features open community space, custom embroidery service

    Popular Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI opened its largest Southeast Asian outlet in Singapore on Friday (21 July), located on the first floor of Plaza Singapura shopping mall.

  • First LUMINE store outside Japan to open at Singapore's Clarke Quay Central
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    First LUMINE store outside Japan to open at Singapore's Clarke Quay Central

    In November, the first LUMINE store outside of Japan will be opening near Clarke Quay in Singapore.

  • 12 Chic Backpacks That Can Also Hold Your Laptop
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    12 Chic Backpacks That Can Also Hold Your Laptop

    Fashion and function. From Cosmopolitan

  • Popular shoe brand Melissa opens 'world's largest flagship store' in Singapore
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    Popular shoe brand Melissa opens 'world's largest flagship store' in Singapore

    Shoppers have another reason to celebrate, because shoe brand Melissa is opening a flagship store in Singapore at Raffles City Shopping Centre.

  • 10 types of products sold at Donki stores we hope to see in Singapore
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    10 types of products sold at Donki stores we hope to see in Singapore

    Japan’s biggest discount store Don Quijote will be opening its first Southeast Asian outlet in Singapore. Pronounced as doh-n-key-ho-teh, or as it is more commonly known, Donki, the chain store has over 300 outlets throughout Japan. Here are 10 types of products the Japan outlets have, which will hopefully come to the Singapore branch.

  • Singaporean mothers share their grocery shopping secrets
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    Singaporean mothers share their grocery shopping secrets

    With Mother’s Day around the corner, we’d like to understand how mothers do one of the things they are typically experts at - grocery shopping.