When Madam Liew Kwei Chin headed to the Giant supermarket at VivoCity mall for her Chinese New Year shopping, she skipped the crowd around the fresh fish counter and headed straight for the frozen section. As the price of fresh seafood continues to climb in the final countdown to Chinese New Year, retailers and seafood associations are encouraging cash-conscious consumers like Madam Liew to consider switching to frozen. The price for fresh Chinese Pomfret, or dou chang, one of the most popular fish for reunion dinners and during Chinese New Year, has pushed past the $100/kg mark at several wet markets.
The price of Don Don Donki’s sweet potatoes in Singapore has risen to $2.90. Sweet potatoes are some of the more popular buys at Japanese superstore Don Don Donki, so it’s no surprise to see fans in Singapore feeling a little sad that prices have gone up from $2 to $2.90. According to an announcement on Facebook on Tuesday (30 Jan), the company said that the recent snow storm in Japan has affected their supply of sweet potatoes.
After their previous offline shopping event in October, "10.10 Shopping Evolution" , online e-commerce website, Qoo10, is back with a huge "Chinese New Year Super Sale". There are over 100 merchants participating in this offline event, across product categories such as household essentials, food, electronics, cosmetics, clothes, and more. Located at Suntec City Convention Centre Halls 401 to 404, the Qoo10 'Super Sale - CNY Edition' runs from 25 to 28 January, 11am to 9pm. Admission is free for all. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Yishun’s newest mall is finally ready for a soft launch on Friday (19 January). Northpoint City boasts six floors with some 400 outlets, 100 of which are dedicated to dining concepts. Just days ahead of its launch, mall developer Frasers Centrepoint gave a sneak peak into the mega-mall, which is said to be the largest in the north. It houses the former Northpoint Shopping Centre in its North wing, along with a community centre, an air-conditioned bus interchange, a public library slated to open in February and a town square as big as 10 basketball courts. ...
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Japanese discount chain Don Don Donki is set to rejuvenate shopping in the heart of Orchard Road when it opens its 24-hour Southeast Asia flagship store on Friday (1 December).
Japan’s popular discount store Don Don Donki will be opening its first Southeast Asian outlet at Orchard Central on Friday (1 December) from 10am. It will also have a “night market” concept featuring eight dining outlets in partnership with food manufacturer Hokkaido Marche. The exact opening hours for Hokkaido Marche will be confirmed nearer to the opening date.
The biggest mall you’ve probably ever seen is set to open in Johor Baru on Tuesday (28 November) – making many a Singaporean’s shopping dreams come true.
Popular fashion mall Lumine opened its first store outside Japan on Saturday (25 November) at The Central mall in Clarke Quay. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Popular fashion mall LUMINE opened its first store outside Japan on Saturday (25 November) at The Central mall in Clarke Quay. During the opening party on Friday (24 November) evening at the store, the theme was set to “I AM WHO I AM”, which is derived from LUMINE’s aim to inspire variability in fashion from Japan for Singaporean women. Lovers of anything and everything about Japan can now enjoy a new shopping and cafe experience.
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.
The highly anticipated Japanese discount store Don Quijote will be opening in Singapore in December with the name Don Don Donki. Don Quijote – also known as “Donki” in Japan – is largely known for its wide range of products at affordable prices, as well as its long operating hours. It’s flagship store in Singapore will be located at Orchard Central and will boast an eclectic mix of product offerings that are all designed and made in Japan.
Online shopping company Qoo10 is looking beyond the Internet world for Singles’ Day 2017 with an offline event.
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 .
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.
IKEA fans in Singapore, rejoice! The Swedish furniture giant now allows its customers here to shop for furniture and home decor online. Customers can also pick assembly and installation services via the online store. There are two delivery options to choose from: Parcel delivery comes with a service fee of $15, while truck delivery comes with a service fee of $70.
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).
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 .
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.
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.
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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.
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.