06 Sep '11, 2am

Shopper traffic at Wheelock Place plunges following closure of Borders

Shopper traffic at Wheelock Place plunges following closure of Borders

With business hit, tenants at Wheelock Place are hoping a retailer will fill the void left by Borders, which shut for good last month. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG By Ng Kai Ling Things were all going to plan for Ms Kathleen Loi. Her stationery shop, Ri Stationers, had just opened in Wheelock Place and it seemed to go hand in hand with the paper-loving crowd that bookstore Borders was attracting. The situation is less certain now for her four-month-old shop on the second floor, after the bookstore closed for good last month. 'Borders was one of the reasons that I chose this location,' the 28-year-old said. 'Business was just picking up. Now, without an anchor tenant, there are fewer people.' Background story What happened to The Heeren? SHOPPING mall The Heeren is a shadow of its former self. Once bustling with young people hungry for the latest in music and fashion, the 15-...

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anilnetto.com 05 Sep '11, 1am

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Thousands throng Singapore Expo for Borders clearance sale

Thousands throng Singapore Expo for Borders cle...

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '11, 3am

The crowd on the first day of the Borders clearance sale at Singapore Expo Hall 4B yesterday. The bookstore, which has clo...

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straitstimes.com 27 Aug '11, 1am

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todayonline.com 23 Aug '11, 11am

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Borders sale draws thousands while its Parkway ...

todayonline.com 02 Sep '11, 6am

Thousands turned up at Borders' clearance sale, this morning. The bookstore is clearing stock from its Wheelock Place prem...

(CNA|sg) Crowds throng Borders clearance sale

(CNA|sg) Crowds throng Borders clearance sale

channelnewsasia.com 02 Sep '11, 6am

SINGAPORE: Thousands turned up at Borders' massive clearance sale Friday morning. The bookstore is clearing stock from its...