FairPrice news

18 October 2022
Singapore supermarket chain FairPrice has launched its “Greater Value Every Day” campaign. It is aiming to provide value pricing schemes to allay shoppers' concerns in the face of the rising cost of living.   Greater Value Every Day campaign The initiative includes four main discount and value offerings: 1. Affordable pricing and price freezes on essentials As part of “Everyday Low Pr...
20 September 2022
FairPrice has opened two Finest stores two weeks apart: one a Flagship store on a busy shopping strip and another at a local neighbourhood. We visited the second store that opened last week to understand how the retailer flexes its offerings to meet the needs of a more residential target. This two-storey store in Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 covers 23,000 sq. ft., including a 40-pax seating capacity cafe o...
05 September 2022
FairPrice Finest has opened a new 1,550 sq.m. store along Orchard Road this week. This is its first store in the heart of the shopping of the belt, occupying a site that used to be a Cold Storage store by DFI. We share three features that stand out in the new store. 1. The Grocer Bar and BWS Set right next to the BWS category, shoppers can enjoy a specially curated selection of wines, beer,...
24 May 2022
Asia retailers are supporting shoppers by offering special prices on special days in Asia, with some offering locked prices over a longer period.     Lowering prices in Vietnam with Saigon Co.op After the COVID-19 epidemic season, the retailer recognises that essential goods is not only food, but also includes medical supplies and equipment such as medical masks . There are also diffe...
09 March 2022
People in Asia are becoming more aware of the environmental impact of excessive use of plastic bags, cutlery and straws. We look at what retailers and governments are doing in this area to attain sustainability goals in the region. 1. Foodpanda ramps up efforts to tackle sustainability challenges Foodpanda is the largest delivery platform in Asia outside China. According to the delivery ser...
08 March 2022
While not an official bank holiday, International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries. We feature four ways retailers and suppliers are recognising women and girls in Asia. 1. Hershey Philippines celebrates women through limited edition packaging, strategic partnerships and storytelling to empower women and girls. It collaborated with four women to give honour to their contribution to ...
17 February 2022
FairPrice Group has appointed Mr. Vipul Chawla as group CEO from 5 April 2022. He will be taking over from its current CEO Mr. Seah Kian Peng. New leadership to accelerate growth  Vipul Chawla has held leadership roles in Pizza Hut International and Unilever. As president of Pizza Hut International since 2018, based in Dallas, United States, he oversaw markets in more than 100 countries wit...
10 January 2022
We visited a new FairPrice Finest and Giant that opened late last year, plus a refurbished CS Fresh in to check out the latest developments at leading retailers in Singapore. CS Fresh Katong i12 CS Fresh is Dairy Farm’s premier banner. The retailer does not plan any new stores under the banner but has been revamping selected Cold Storage stores into CS Fresh. In this latest upgrade, the ret...
29 November 2021
All 167 Cheers and FairPrice Xpress stores to charge for plastic bags from 1 January 2022. Extension of plastic bag charging at supermarkets FairPrice took the lead to be the first retailer to charge for plastic bags at selected supermarkets. In two years, the initiative has saved more than 30 million plastic bags, with seven out of 10 customers willing to bring their own bags, said NTUC Fa...
08 November 2021
In recent years, Asian retailers have been stepping up their sustainability efforts. Many retailers have initiated programmes to protect the environment and support local charities. We highlight five retailers in Asia which driving sustainability in Asia in this report , covering the strategy and case studies for: A.S.Watsons AEON Central Retail CP Group FairPrice Group ...