Retail sales not all sparkling at Jewel Changi Airport despite the crowds

Stores at Jewel Changi Airport (left) that offer unique concepts or are exclusively located at Jewel seem to be doing better than retail chains that have multiple outlets in more accessible areas of Singapore.
Stores at Jewel Changi Airport that offer unique concepts or are exclusively located at Jewel seem to be doing better than retail chains that have multiple outlets in more accessible areas of Singapore. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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Jewel Changi Airport may often be crowded but this has not translated into strong sales for all tenants.

Nine months after the opening of the 10-storey development, which boasts more than 280 shops and food and beverage outlets, some retailers say business has been slow.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 13, 2020, with the headline Retail sales not all sparkling at Jewel Changi Airport despite the crowds. Subscribe