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How Canningvale plans to take Robinsons Singapore back to its roots

Fast-growing Australian online retailer Canningvale plans to relaunch the iconic Singaporean department store Robinsons as an online-only business this month after acquiring the company’s digital assets for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition includes Robinsons’ brands, domain names, products, social media accounts, mobile applications, associated data and historical website.  Founded in 1858 in what is now known as Raffles Place by Philip Robinson and James Gaborian Spicer, Robinsons w