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Courts (Singapore), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nojima Corporation will officially open its flagship Courts Nojima store at Orchard Road, on Nov 6.
The store’s Nov 6 opening is ahead of its previously announced timeline for the first quarter next year.
Only the first three floors will be open. The remaining floors, including levels four and five as well as B1, will be open as planned in the first quarter next year.
Courts will open this flagship store in Tampine, following the Courts MegaStore in Tampine.
Robinsons The Heeren occupied the Orchard store’s premises before it closed down in December 2020.
Named after the Nojima Corporation, the new store is named after it. It will also aim to provide service that is up to the standards of Japan to Singapore.
The Orchard flagship will offer a wide range of IT, furniture, and electrical products. There is also a large premium bedding collection that includes brands such as Sealy, Simmons, Serta and Sealy. The store will also offer unique products such as Itoki (a 130-year-old Japanese workplace furnishing company) and Bertazzoni’s premium Heritage Series ovens.
Orchard’s flagship store will offer experiential concepts, such as an e-sports gaming area, four premium sound rooms, and a robot vacuum.
The new Courts store, which spans 189,000 square feet over six floors of The Heeren’s retail podium will be the largest in Singapore when it is fully open.
All existing Somerset offerings will be moved to the Courts Nojima location.
The Courts Tampine MegaStore will continue to operate as it is.
“Despite facing many headwinds, uncertainties, due to the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic, we are extremely encouraged to be opening Courts Nojima flagship shop ahead of schedule,” Hoang Duc Thanh Matt, country chief operating officer of Courts Asia Limited, and Courts Singapore Country CEO, says.
“The Courts Nojima new store will be looking for more staff across its retail floors. We are thrilled to have the chance to create employment opportunities in the sector. He says that the opening will bring some holiday cheer to Singaporeans as the year winds down, and help to revive the vibrancy and spirit of Singapore’s retail sector.