16 May '11, 1am

More than 20 retailers at the [email protected] shopping mall petition for lower rents after business struggles

More than 20 retailers at the 313@Somerset shopping mall petition for lower rents after business struggles

The crowd was thin at [email protected] last Saturday between noon and 1pm. Some retailers were given six-month rental rebates of about 20 per cent but that ended in February. -- ST PHOTO: TERENCE TAN MORE than 20 retailers at shopping mall [email protected] have banded together to petition for lower rents after struggling to attract customers - despite high numbers of people passing through. They had signed leases with premium rents comparable to those at other Orchard Road malls in the hope that [email protected]'s location above an MRT station would bring plenty of passing trade. Read the full report in Monday's edition of The Straits Times.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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