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24 January 2019

NTUC FairPrice to keep 110 stores open island-wide on the first day of Lunar New Year

Over 60 FairPrice stores extend hours leading up to Lunar New Year while 110 stores remain open on first day of Lunar New Year

Singapore, 24 January 2019 – NTUC FairPrice will be extending the operational hours for over 60 stores from 26 January 2019 (Saturday) onwards, leading up to the Lunar New Year (LNY) period, to cater to increased customer traffic. In addition, 110 stores will be kept open on the first day of LNY (5 February) to ensure that daily essentials remain readily available for the community.  
 
Mr Seah Kian Peng, CEO of NTUC FairPrice, said, “FairPrice celebrates the festive occasion together with our community by providing convenient access to a wide array of festive essentials as well as daily groceries in our supermarkets. The extended store hours empower consumers with more shopping flexibility. Stores that remain open on Lunar New Year, while operating on reduced staff strength, will continue to serve customers who may need last minute items, as well as those who do not observe the occasion and may need access to daily necessities. We thank our staff for their dedication and hard work over this festive period and also wish our customers a prosperous New Year.”
 
In catering to the needs of consumers for last-minute shopping on the eve of LNY (4 February), 121 stores will open till 5pm or till closing. On the second day of LNY (6 February), 145 FairPrice stores will open as per usual and regular operating hours will resume across all 146 supermarkets on the third day of LNY (7 February). 
 
Over the LNY period between 4 to 6 February, FairPrice On will continue deliveries between 8am to 6pm. Regular delivery timings will resume on 7 February.
 
Please see refer to the below appendix for full details of store and FairPrice On opening hours.                                                                                                                                                                                  
More details are available on NTUC FairPrice’s website at www.fairprice.com.sg/events/in-store/cny-hours.

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