retail

Travel

Living the new normal

SINGAPORE (June 5): The road to recovery is both exhilarating and unsettling. Covid-19 has spared no nation but, as long as there is life, there is hope.

Covid-19

'Live' commerce and omnichannel retailing — a new way to buy

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): Countries all around the world are slowly going into lockdown mode —citizens are required to stay home throughout the period, only leaving to gather essentials.

Global Economy

A third of the world's consumers are suddenly nervous to spend

MUMBAI/BEIJING (Oct 9): Down the street from Mumbai’s grand colonial-era Royal Opera House, Deepak Gurnaney sits in his small electronics shop in front of rows of flat screen TVs flashing Hindi-soa

Singapore economy

Singapore retail property battles online shopping exodus

SINGAPORE (July 24): Singapore’s malls are showing some resilience to the global hollowing out of physical retail by online shopping.

Broker's Calls

CapitaLand Mall Trust to deliver higher returns in near-term, but positives already priced in: OCBC

SINGAPORE (June 6): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining “hold” on CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) while raising its fair value estimate by a cent to $2.33 on the faster-than-expected ramp up of Fun

Funan to reopen on June 28 after undergoing three-year redevelopment

Property

Funan to reopen on June 28 after undergoing three-year redevelopment

SINGAPORE (June 3): The manager of CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand, says Funan is slated to open its doors on June 28 this year – two months ahead of

Results

Metro's 4Q earnings surge to $51 mil on fair value gains & share of JVs

SINGAPORE (May 28): Metro Holdings has announced 4Q19 earnings of $51 million compared to $1 million a year ago, due to higher revenue and fair value gains, as well as a surge in share of results i

US Economy

Nike, Adidas, call tariffs 'catastrophic' in open letter to Trump

NEW YORK (May 21): Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our con

Funan office component said to hit 98% pre-leasing commitment at TOP

Property

Funan office component said to hit 98% pre-leasing commitment at TOP

SINGAPORE (May 8): The manager of CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) and CapitaLand say the twin office blocks of Funan have secured a total pre-leasing commitment of 210,000 sq ft or 98% of its total off

Results

BreadTalk reports 52.4% higher earnings of $1.7 mil on higher revenue

Singapore (May 7): BreadTalk Group has announce earnings of $1.7 million for 1Q19, up 52.4% from $1.1 million in earnings a year ago on higher revenue.

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