Retail

Chart of the Day: How many workdays do you need to afford the latest iPhone?

The average Singaporean needs to work for 7.6 days to afford the iPhone 13 Pro.

Chart of the Day: How many workdays do you need to afford the latest iPhone?

The average Singaporean needs to work for 7.6 days to afford the iPhone 13 Pro.

What you see is what you get: Livestreaming gains traction in Singapore

Logistics provider J&T Express and e-commerce platform Mdada.live hope to cash in on this shopping trend.

Safety and security top concern for S’porean online shoppers

The report by Vesta surveyed respondents from the Philippines, Singapore, and Indonesia.

4 out of 10 SEA shoppers not missing in-store shopping

This will drive the push towards more personal shopping experiences in Southeast Asia.

Hidden charges cost Singaporeans more than they bargained for

A new survey reveals 70% of Singaporeans are unaware of additional fees when shopping online.

Aimazing launches retail analytics for mall operators, businesses

This will provide mall operators and retailers with data on consumer behaviour and their business performance.

You go granny! More SG seniors turn to online shopping

Approximately 30% of Singapore seniors now prefer to shop online.

Service industries' revenue sees 16.6% YoY growth in Q2

The recreation and personal services recorded the highest growth at 135% YoY. 

Domestic trades jump by 49.8% YoY for Q2 2021

The trade of metals, timber, and construction materials contributed the most, seeing a 105.2% increase. 

Diamond marketplace LUXIEE bags $5m in latest financing round

The funds will help launch its interest-free instalment facility, LUXIEEPAY.

Singapore's retail sales rise 25.8% in June

This is attributed to the low base in June 2020 when physical stores were closed. 

How can malls, retailers improve waste management?

Lendlease and WWF-Singapore recommend using technology and encouraging wider participation of customers and tenants. 

Marketing Briefing: F&B, groceries to thrive in 24/7 service

This is driven by the 2.2 billion internet users in the Asia Pacific region.

Jardine Matheson underlying profit up 65% amidst challenging conditions

Its underlying profit of $832.2m is still 17% below pre-COVID levels.

Clothes and Kpop: Singaporean overseas purchases spikes 84% by June 2021

One in two Singaporeans spends an average of $50 to $150 per online transaction.

Chart of the day: Central region retail space prices continue to plummet

Retail space prices fall by 2.8% in the second quarter, continuing a trend seen since the third quarter of last year.