Dairy Farm news

29 May 2020
Traditionally, Muslims will congregate at mosques for prayers and enjoy the breaking of fasts with friends and families in this period. However, this year, Ramadan is a quiet time of family bonding amid the lockdown in Singapore due to COVID-19. We look at how the key retailers have set up their stores to support Muslim shoppers in this unique season. Giant Hypermarket Cakes, cookies and sw...
26 May 2020
7-Eleven and Guardian, operated by Dairy Farm, have partnered Foodpanda for delivery. Delivery from selected stores Source: 7-Eleven 7-Eleven and Guardian stores in selected neighbourhoods will be partnering Foodpanda for delivery within an hour.  There will be more than 100 products ranging from ready-to-eat food and snacks to household items from 7-E...
19 May 2020
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) three months ago, retailers in Singapore have responded with urgency and empathy as the situation evolves - we will continue to update this article with the latest developments... Dairy Farm Group hires staff from hotels More than 150 from seven hotels have been redeployed to Cold Storage, Giant and Guardian stores under the Dairy Farm Group....
06 May 2020
Yonghui has posted another strong set of annual results, with total revenue increasing 20.4% to CNY84.8bn (US$11.9bn) for the year ending 31 December 2019. National coverage of China Despite increasing competition and the market’s slowdown in growth, Yonghui continues to be the fastest growing bricks-and-mortar retailer in China. To maintain growth, it continues to develop innovative format...
22 April 2020
The first IKEA store will open in Macau tomorrow (April 23). However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the store will use an appointment registration system to limit the number of people from entering at any given time. Across two levels covering 8,361 sq m / 90,000 sf ft The new IKEA store is spread across two levels, covering approx. 8,361 sq m / 90,000 sf ft. It is located in ...
21 April 2020
Yonghui, one of the fastest growing retailers in China, has announced a change in senior management.   Ms. Yang Li leaves VP role Yonghui’s board of directors recently received the resignation of Ms. Yang Li, the Vice President. In a statement released by the retailer dated, April 18, Ms. Yang Li's resignation takes effect immediately. Her replacement has yet to be confirmed, but Yonghui ci...
20 April 2020
Dairy Farm’s 7-Eleven has so far donated 70,000 food meals to families in Hong Kong. Its ‘one heart support’ campaign partners with non-profit organisations, issuing meal vouchers to support those in need. How does it work? The public can donate one rice voucher at a price of HKD15 (US$1.9) and select the organisation to donate. 7-Eleven is working with five non-profit organisations registe...
17 April 2020
Mannings has partnered with seven public hospitals in Hong Kong, allowing residents to collect their prescriptions at its in-store pharmacies. Service available to patients at specialist out-patient clinics Once patients have their application and prescription confirmed at a specialist out-patient clinic, individuals can visit a designated Mannings store to request collection. Mannings will...
15 April 2020
Taiwan has been widely recognised to have, so far, contained the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) well. However, the risk of community transmissions remains high, likewise a second wave of infections could be caused by returning residents from other regions. We look at how businesses in Taiwan have responded to the pandemic. Looking after everyone Carrefour Taiwan is providing disposable...
25 March 2020
FairPrice and Cold Storage in Singapore are setting up priority shopping hours for vulnerable groups to boost social distancing measures. First hour every Monday at all FairPrice stores The retailer has recently launched safe distancing measures, like floor markings at checkouts, to manage queues. It has also put a stop to food sampling activities for now too. It has also announced a Priori...