Metro's flagship store at The Centrepoint to close as other tenants move out

Retailers and sales staff that The Straits Times spoke to on Aug 26 speculated that low traffic at the mall may have been behind Metro's decision to leave.
Retailers and sales staff that The Straits Times spoke to on Aug 26 speculated that low traffic at the mall may have been behind Metro's decision to leave.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Department store Metro will close its flagship store at The Centrepoint next month, after five years as the mall's anchor tenant.

Its departure comes after several other tenants also announced plans to move out, including Times Bookstores and TianPo Jewellery.

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