Two John Little stores to close this year in Singapore according to sources

Major shake-up in fast evolving retail scene here


The UAE based company The Al-Futtaim Group which owns Robinsons, Marks & Spencer and John Little here in Singapore announced earlier this week that they will be closing a couple John Little stores alongside major revamp to Robinsons stores in Raffles City and two other Mark & Spencer stores in the same mall and Paragon.

The news came after Marks & Spencer revealed earlier that they are closing their branch in Centrepoint on 29 March. According to The Straits Times report, Al-Futtaim said was a business decision, to consolidate resources and focus on the other stores islandwide, including the flagship store at Wheelock Place.

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John Little Marina Square store will close on 26 April while the Tiong Bahru Plaza store will operate till the last quarter of the year 2015. Al-Futtaim also states that they will be focusing manpower and resources to its Plaza Singapura and Jurong Point stores.

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