News: Retail

Sim Leisure Group to relaunch Kidzania Singapore and introduce Escape theme parks and Haven XR virtual cinemas

Alongside their relaunching of the KidZania Singapore attraction on Sentosa in 2024, Sim Leisure Group – a Singapore-listed theme park developer and operator – will also be…

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Aug 17, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Technology /


Singapore’s The Gym Pod continues to add to its fitness offerings

Singapore’s The Gym Pod – an unmanned fitness chain of microgyms housed in bright yellow converted shipping containers featuring full privacy; cardio, functional and strength…

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Aug 15, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Fitness / Retail / Wellness /


adidas and Les Mills launch innovative new generation training offering

The partnership between adidas and Les Mills has spawned the launch of LES MILLS SHAPES, a new training offering with a focus on building a stronger mind and body for a worldwide…

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Aug 9, 2023 Fitness / Retail / Sport / Wellness /


China’s biggest online fitness platform Keep Inc begins trading in Hong Kong

Beijing-based company and China’s biggest online fitness platform - Keep Inc - has raised US$40 million from the sale of 10.8 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) and…

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Jul 19, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Finance / Fitness / Retail / Technology /


Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive looks at opportunities in Saudi Arabia

Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Scott O’Neil has indicated that the operator of Legoland Resorts and Discovery Centres along with Madame Tussauds, SEA LIFE and the Dungeons…

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Jul 17, 2023 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /


Les Mills Asia Pacific, adidas, SportSG and Body Bike showcase future of fitness at sell-out Singapore fitness festival

Fitness fans from across South East Asia and Australasia came together in Singapore early last month to celebrate live workouts and embrace new innovations at a landmark event hosted by Les…

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Jul 16, 2023 Events / Fitness / Retail / Wellness /


2022 Financial Report shows Merlin Entertainments back to pre-pandemic performance

Global attractions giant Merlin Entertainments financial report for 2022 has revealed that the group’s revenues grew 59% and visitation rose 30% in the last year - performance above…

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Jun 30, 2023 Attractions / Finance / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


Merlin Entertainments looks to Asian expansion

Merlin Entertainments, the world’s second largest operator of themed attractions after Disney, is on a “mandate to grow”, according to recently appointed Chief Executive…

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Jun 26, 2023 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism / Zoos /



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