04 Oct '11, 12am

Sleep deprived? At least 2 wellness companies in the CBD offer customers beds to take power naps - for a fee

Sleep deprived? At least 2 wellness companies in the CBD offer customers beds to take power naps - for a fee

Chop! Chop! Massage Express offers power naps at its Raffles Place and Marina Bay Link Mall outlets. Its customers are provided pillows, comforters and eye masks. The bedsheets and pillowcases are changed after each use. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG By Jamie Ee Wen Wei & Huang Lijie Sleep-deprived office workers now have a new solution to their midday sleepiness. At least two beauty and wellness companies in the Central Business District (CBD) are offering power-nap services, where customers can snooze near their offices. They pay between $18 and $28 for a 30-minute nap on a massage bed. The companies interviewed said the business idea came from office-worker customers who needed a place to catch some shut-eye to recharge during the day. Demand for this novel service though, has been in a slumber. An outlet receives on average just four power nap customers a month. Please en...

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