Singapore's home-grown retailer Naiise shuttered its remaining outlet in Jewel Changi Airport last weekend, making a sad ending to a business that was a champion for locally-designed stuff. According to reports, its founder Dennis Tay had run out of money to keep the business afloat. He is also said to have exhausted his saving, borrowed … Continue reading Not a Naiise move
I love visiting old streets – the vibrancy and the old, low-rise buildings just give them a nice and welcoming vibe. Over the past weekend, I visited such a street in Taipei City – Dihua Street. While it is not considered an old street, it certainly gave a similar vibe! Located near Dadaocheng, Dihua Street … Continue reading Dihua Street – a gem in Taipei
COVID-19 has claimed another victim. It's not a person but the iconic Robinsons department store in Singapore. When news broke this morning, social media was all abuzz with people lamenting the end of the 162-year-old retail institution. I was saddened too as it's a place that I've visited since my schooldays. The deaprtment store is … Continue reading End of Robinsons
Sixty million Japanese products. Available in 13 countries outside Japan. Free shipping for orders above U$50. This is a no-brainer. If you've missed travelling to Japan, it's time to head to Ruten Japan. For the uninitiated, Ruten Japan is a leading online shopping platform in Japan. And the e-commerce site has just opened up to … Continue reading Ruten Japan offers free shipping to 13 countries
If you've been wondering where you can get that jacket that the actress wore, look no further because help is at hand. Check out StyleCrush, which has just been rolled out in Singapore. StyleCrush is a style discovery platform that uses AI technology to let you find clothes and fashion items, including shoes and bags, … Continue reading Discover your fashion style
The circuit breaker period has just ended, and as we enter Phase 1, many shops and businesses have still not been given the green light to reopen. The lack of outdoor shopping, coupled with the fact that many of us are staying off, has resulted in, let’s say, many unnecessary online shopping sprees. I personally … Continue reading Too easy a buy from Ezbuy!
The Circuit Breaker measures are taking Singapore by storm, with a new law implemented today which prevents any form of social gathering (if the members of the party are not from the same household) in both public and private areas. While these measures still allow individuals to head out to buy groceries and food, many … Continue reading Three online grocery stores to tide over this Circuit Breaker season! (great price, quality and speed!)
The middle of the city of Melbourne sits Queen Victoria Market - a market that has been in operation since 1878! This attraction not only has an abundance of stalls selling fresh produce, but also specialty products and cafes that are peppered within the 7-hectare land! Dubbed as the largest open air market in the … Continue reading Eating your way through Queen Victoria Market
COVID-19 is sweeping the globe by storm, and many retailers are reeling from the effects of a drop in consumer spending as a result of a reduction of footfall in malls. https://videopress.com/v/aYExz6EL?preloadContent=metadata View of Jewel at night Changi Airport’s Jewel, which was packed during its opening last year, was pretty quiet last night. Considering that … Continue reading Jewel a gem even during this period!
If you are an avid online shopper, you may have heard of ShopBack which provides consumers like us a chance to save more money through cash back from purchases. I was pretty sceptical about how it worked initially but having used it for a couple of months, I have seen its benefits through the actual … Continue reading Save more with ShopBack!