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4 February 2015

NTUC FairPrice extends operating hours and more stores to remain open during Lunar New Year

-               21 FairPrice stores remain open throughout the Lunar New Year break

-               Stores will extend operating hours from 7 February 2015

SINGAPORE, 4  February 2015 - NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) is extending the operating hours of  its stores leading up to the Lunar New Year break to meet increased demand for groceries and provide greater convenience to customers. In addition, 21 FairPrice stores will remain open throughout the upcoming festive season, an increase from 14 stores last year.

 

Mr Seah Kian Peng, CEO (Singapore) of NTUC FairPrice, said, “At FairPrice, we constantly strive to enhance the shopping experience for our customers and we recognise that many look to us for their daily needs. We are happy to celebrate the Lunar New Year festivities with our customers by extending our operating hours to facilitate their preparation for the occasion.  Over the New Year we have also increased the number of stores that remains open, so that customers can continue to have access to their daily essentials.”

FairPrice has 126 stores in various formats islandwide, of which 53 FairPrice stores operate 24 hours. From 12 February to 17 February, 24-hour stores will continue to operate round-the-clock while all other FairPrice stores will extend their operating hours, some to as late as 2am. (Please refer to the appendix for details.)

To cater to increased traffic and demand for groceries the day before the eve of the Lunar New Year on 17 February, 60 stores will remain open for 24 hours.

On the eve and first day of Lunar New Year, 21 stores will continue to remain open.

On the third day of the Lunar New Year, 21 February, all FairPrice stores will resume normal operating hours.

Customers can find out more details of each store’s opening hours on NTUC FairPrice’s website at www.fairprice.com.sg

 

Appendix:

FairPrice stores’ opening hours for Chinese New Year 2015

Dates

Opening Hours

7 February  (Saturday) to

11 February 2015 (Wednesday)

70 stores will operate as per their normal operating hours closing at 10:30pm, 11:00pm or 12:00am.  53 stores which operate 24 hours will open as per their normal operating hours. An additional 2 stores will extend their hours to open 24 hours during this period:

  • Punggol Drive
  • Jalan Kayu

12 February (Thursday) to

17 February 2015 (Tuesday)

65 stores will operate until 11pm or 12 midnight.

From 14 to 17 February, the following 5 Xtra stores will further extend their operation hours to close at 2am:

  • Ang Mo Kio Hub
  • Jurong Point
  • JEM
  • Singapore Sports Hub
  • Changi Business Park

 

The 53 existing 24-hour stores will run as per normal.   Additionally, the following seven stores will operate for 24 hours on 17 February:

  • Marine Parade
  • Rochor Centre
  • Coronation Plaza
  • Marsiling MRT
  • Kitchener Complex
  • Punggol Drive
  • Jalan Kayu

18 February (Chinese New Year Eve)and 19 February 2015

(1st day of Chinese New Year)

All stores will close by 5pm on CNY eve, and remain closed throughout Chinese New Year except for 21 stores that will remain open.

24 hour stores:

  • Blk 355 Sembawang Way
  • Blk 352 Clementi Ave 2
  • Blk 279 Bishan St. 24
  • Blk 682 Hougang Ave. 4
  • Blk 138 Tampines St. 11
  • Fernvale Point
  • Blk 41 Jalan Tiga
  • Blk 280 Bukit Batok East Ave 3
  • Blk 345 Jurong East St. 31
  • 612 Geylang Lorong 38
  • 934 East Coast Road
  • Blk 414 Yishun Ring Road
  • Blk 29B Chai Chee Avenue
  • Blk 57 New Upper Changi Road
  • Blk 110 Lengkong Tiga
  • Blk 89 Bedok North St. 4
  • Blk 37 Teban Garden Road
  • Blk 78A Telok Blangah St. 32
  • Blk 498 Jurong West St 41
  • Blk 612 Punggol Drive

7:00am-11:00pm store:

  • Changi Airport T3

20 February 2015

(2nd day of Chinese New Year)

65 stores will open for business and close earlier at 5 pm, while the following 7 stores will operate as usual:

  • Yishun MRT
  • Tampines Community Centres
  • Downtown East
  • Shaw Plaza
  • Punggol Drive
  • Changi Airport Terminal 2
  • Changi Airport Terminal 3

 

47 24-hour stores will operate for 24 hours.

 

The following 6 stores will be closed:

  • Finest at Amara
  • Scotts Square
  • Yung Kuang
  • Square 2
  • ITE Ang Mo Kio
  • Orchid Country Club

 

21 February 2015

(3rd day of Chinese New Year)

All stores will resume their usual operating hours.

 

 

 

 

The operating hours for Warehouse Club are as follows:

7 February (Saturday) and 8 February (Sunday), 13 February (Friday) to 17 February (Tuesday)

Opening hours will be extended to 11pm.

 

 

9 February (Monday) to 12 February (Thursday)

Opening hours will be extended to 10pm.

18 February 2015 (Chinese New Year Eve)

Warehouse Club will close at 5pm.

19 February 2015 (1st day of Chinese New Year)

Warehouse Club will be closed.

20 February 2015 (2nd day of Chinese New Year)

Warehouse Club will operate as usual.

 

 

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