Orchard Road evolving into lifestyle destination: Experts

Shoppers say Orchard Road still has appeal, as both a convenient central location for meet-ups with friends and for its sheer variety of stores. ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI
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SINGAPORE - The Orchard Road shopping belt has not lost its lustre despite the impending exit of OG Orchard Point, experts have said.

While OG will join other department stores that have left Singapore's premier shopping destination in recent years - such as Robinsons, John Little and Metro - the experts said the exits are part of an ongoing evolution of Orchard Road into a lifestyle destination, with speciality stores filling the spaces left by retail stalwarts.

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