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Robinsons Closing Down Last 2 S’pore Outlets For Good After 162 Years

Hello guys!  It’s Friday and we have to ask, what are you guys planning to do this weekend? If your typical weekend includes some long-needed retail therapy, then we have some news for you. The century-old department store in Singapore, Robinsons will officially cease its operations for good. The two remaining Robinsons outlets are located at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Mall.

Robinsons The Hereen & Raffles City Shopping Mall Closing Down For Good

According to Business Times, Robinsons Singapore is one of the ‘oldest retailers that has been around for 162 years’.  And, the main reason for its closure is due to the losses in recent years.

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In 2018, Robinsons Singapore recorded losses amounting up to S$54.4 million. Additionally, the senior General Manager of Robinsons, Danny Lim said that the “COVID-19 further exacerbated their challenges”.

Photo: @Chuyênhàngxách taySingapore (Facebook)

Back in May, Robinsons at Jem shopping mall has ceased its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, it’s set to close down the last 2 remaining Robinsons outlets in Singapore. In the closure notice, the company also mentioned that all employees will be paid in line following the next payment cycle.

Photo: @Poh Hoc Chuan (Facebook)

This Is Goodbye

It’s without a doubt that the global pandemic is causing an inevitable strain on all businesses. During this time, it’s important to lend a helping hand however we could. So, what’re your fondest memories at these 2 Robinsons outlets?

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