Local brands give Design Orchard thumbs up despite management Naiise's troubles

Design Orchard's retail showcase saw more than 220,000 visitors last year. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Local brands selling their goods at Design Orchard say they have not encountered payment delays and other issues faced by vendors of Naiise, though they are also represented by the multi-label lifestyle retailer.

More than 40 of the 60 or so up-and-coming labels stocked in the prime retail showcase have chosen to sign new contracts and stay on for another year.

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