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29 January 2016

NTUC FairPrice increases number of stores with extended opening hours during Lunar New Year; over 90 FairPrice stores to operate 24-hours the day before reunion dinner

  • 25 FairPrice stores remain open throughout the Lunar New Year break, an increase from 21 last year.
  • 92 stores will operate 24 hours on 6 February, an increase from 60 stores last year which remained opened the day before the eve of Lunar New Year.

SINGAPORE, 29 January 2016 – NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) will be extending the operating hours of its stores leading up to the Lunar New Year, to cater to demand for groceries and provide greater convenience. This year, a total of 25 FairPrice stores will remain open throughout the Lunar New Year period, compared to 21 stores last year. In addition, a total of 92 stores will operate 24 hours on the day before the eve of Lunar New Year (6 February), to cater to shoppers buying last minute necessities in preparation for reunion dinner, traditionally held on Lunar New Year’s eve.

Mr Seah Kian Peng, CEO (Singapore) of NTUC FairPrice, said, “FairPrice constantly strives to cater to the various needs of the community. We are pleased to be part of the Lunar New Year festive celebrations with our customers each year. By increasing the number of stores that remain open during such occasions, we ensure that customers can continue to have access to daily essentials and festive-related items conveniently.”

FairPrice has 132 stores in various formats island-wide, including 59 FairPrice stores that operate 24 hours a day throughout the year. From 30 January to 5 February, all 24-hour stores and an additional store will operate round-the-clock, while 58 FairPrice stores will be extending their opening hours till as late as midnight. (Please refer to the appendix for details)

Normal operating hours will resume on the third day of the Lunar New Year (10 Feb) 

FairPrice Online will continue operating until 7 February, and there will be no deliveries available on the first and second day of the Lunar New Year, after which deliveries will resume on 10 February. 

More details of each store’s opening hours are available on NTUC FairPrice’s website at www.fairprice.com.sg

Appendix:

FairPrice stores’ opening hours for Chinese New Year 2016

Dates

Opening Hours

30 January (Saturday) to

5 February 2016 (Wednesday)

58 stores will extend opening hours to 10:00pm, 11:00pm or 12:00am.

 

59 stores that operate for 24 hours will open as per their normal operating hours. 

 

Blk 612 Punggol Drive will extend its opening hours and open for 24 hours during this period.

 

14 stores will operate as per their normal operating hours, closing at 10:00pm, 11:00pm or 12:00am.

6 February (the day before Chinese New Year Eve)

The 59 existing 24-hour stores will run as per normal.

 

Additionally, 33 more stores will operate for 24 hours on 6 February.

 

The 33 stores include:

  • 2 Bukit Panjang Ring Road (Bukit Panjang Market)
  • 166 Bukit Merah Central
  • 2 Joo Chiat Road (Joo Chiat Complex)
  • 71 Kallang Bahru
  • 510 Bishan Street 13
  • 192 Toa Payoh Lorong 4
  • 18/20 Kim Tian Road
  • 301 Yishun Ave 2 (Yishun MRT Station)
  • 866A Tampines Street 83 (Tampines CC)
  • 63/66 Yung Kuang Road
  • 71 Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling MRT Station)
  • 808 French Road (Kitchener Complex)
  • 476 Upp Serangoon View
  • 28 Dover Cresent
  • 5 Upper Boon Keng Road
  • 10 Bukit Batok Central
  • 502 West Coast Drive
  • 108 Depot Road
  • 2 Bukit Batok West Ave 7
  • 6 Potong Pasir Ave 2 (Potong Pasir CC)
  • 533 Choa Chu Kang Street 51 (Limbang Shopping Centre)
  • 170 Stirling Road
  • 5 Eunos Crescent
  • 77 Circuit Road
  • 43 Cambridge Road
  • 570B Woodlands Ave 1
  • 1 Jalan Bukit Merah
  • 6 Marine Parade Central
  • 1 Rochor Road (Rochor Centre)
  • 587 Bukit Timah Road (Coronation Plaza)
  • 308C Punggol Walk
  • 500 Toa Payoh Lorong 6 (HDB Hub)
  • Blk 612 Punggol Drive

 

40 stores will extend their opening hours to 10:00pm, 11:00pm or 12:00am.

7 February (Chinese New Year Eve) and 8 February (1st Day of Chinese New Year) 

All stores will close by 5pm on CNY eve, and remain closed throughout Chinese New Year except for 25 stores that will remain open during 7 and 8 February.

 

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
  • 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 239 Yishun Ring Rd
  • 447A Jalan Kayu
  • 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 279 Sengkang East Ave
  • Blk 215 AMK Ave 1
  • Blk 166 Bukit Batok West Ave 8

 

24 hour store (CNY Eve) and 7:00am to 11:00pm (CNY Day 1) store:

  • Blk 612 Punggol Drive

 

7:00am to 11:00pm (CNY Eve), and 7:00am to 5:00pm (CNY Day 1) store:

  • Changi Airport T3

9 February (2nd day of Chinese New Year)

A total of 127 stores will resume business but 5 stores will remain closed.

 

The 5 stores that remain closed are:

  • 6 Scotts Road (Scotts Square)
  • 302 Tiong Bahru Road
  • 10 Sinaran Drive
  • 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive Blk A (ITE Ang Mo Kio)
  • 100 Tras Street

 

10 February onwards

All stores resume normal business hours, except for 302 Tiong Bahru Road which will be undergoing renovation from 9 February onwards.

 

 

 

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