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Why the checkout experience is key for successful e-commerce expansion

Singapore’s e-commerce market is predicted by Statista to grow at a rate of 14.7 per cent from this year through 2013.

FairPrice stores to charge for plastic bags in month-long trial

Seven NTUC FairPrice stores will charge shoppers for plastic bags in a trial starting later this month.

Shopee opens new regional headquarters in Singapore

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee will open its new regional headquarters in Singapore at Kent Ridge.

Tea chain Heytea expands in Singapore

Chinese tea chain Heytea will open a new store at Westgate, Singapore on Saturday.

BreadTalk Group to buy foodcourt rival

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

BSH Home Appliances appoints new Apac chief

BSH Home Appliances Group has appointed Gunjan Srivastava as executive VP, head of Asia Pacific.

Luxiee secures six-figure funding from Singapore investor

Singapore-headquartered online diamond marketplace, Luxiee, has raised a six-figure investment in a private seed-funding round.

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.

Decathlon to replace Metro store at Singapore’s The Centrepoint

After five years at The Centrepoint, Metro Department Store will shutter its flagship next month.

Gong Cha secures private-equity investment to boost global expansion

International private equity company TA Associates will take an undisclosed stake in fast-growing bubble-tea chain Gong Cha.

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.

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.

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