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May 16, 2010
Rise of mall in suburbs
More heartland shopping centres opening, others are revamped or expanded, thrilling residents
By Irene Tham & Ng Hui Ying

THE flashy facades carry the logos of hip brands like Topshop, Mango, Uniqlo and Bakerzin.

Inside, the warmly lit, swanky interiors and a diverse retail mix put you in a good mood to spend.

But you are not in an Orchard Road mall.

Welcome to the bright new world of heartland shopping centres, even while their downtown cousins - Ion Orchard, Mandarin Gallery, Orchard Central and [email protected], which opened last year - may have hogged more limelight.

Suburban malls are gaining strength in numbers, with new ones slated for Serangoon, Bedok, Clementi and Jurong. Existing ones, from Parkway Parade to Jurong Point, have been expanded and spruced up.

Why the big rush to the heartland? Experts point to suburban malls' strong resistance to the effects of a recession.
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News from The Straits Times on the official opening of Northshore Plaza I & II.

You can read the full article in the source link below.

Robots that move goods from loading bays to shops among features at new Punggol neighbourhood centre
Nadine Chua
PUBLISHED JULY 24, 2022 10:40 AM SGT

SINGAPORE - Those visiting a new neighbourhood centre in Punggol can use their smartphones to browse the retail shops' offerings while shopkeepers can use robots to deliver their goods from loading bays to their shops.

These are among the new technologies in use at the Punggol Northshore district neighbourhood centre, which was officially opened by Minister for National Development Desmond Lee on Sunday morning (July 24).

source: Robots that move goods from loading bays to shops among features at new Punggol neighbourhood centre
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