In November 2017, a banner placed outside a discount store in Potong Pasir proclaimed it was having a "closing down sale".
Close to two years have passed, but the store - ABC Bargain Centre - is still in operation today.
Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.
We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs.