May 29, 2021
Malaysia will go into a total nationwide lockdown for all social and economic sectors from next Tuesday (June 1) to June 14.
Only essential economic sectors and services will be allowed to operate during the movement control order (RMCO).
This month has seen the country continue to record new highs in Covid-19 infections and deaths, despite putting in place three weeks of moderate restrictions under the movement control order (MCO).
Malaysia's lockdown has big impacts on the Singapore retail industry, which includes electronics, textiles, furniture, raw materials and more.
All retailers are preparing for delays of goods as movement across states are restricted and factories are not in operation or at half-capacity.
The impact is evident as local carpenters are fully booked up amid the surge in demand for made-to-measure furniture.
In anticipation, Picket&Rail has an inventory of ready stock of our best-selling furniture such as sofas, beds, dining sets, home office, mattresses and more. Take advantage of The Great Singapore Sale happening in store now!
With rising raw material prices, mobility restrictions and production decline, the retail sector is bracing for a price hike.
This especially affects the furniture and home improvement industry. The appetite for furniture and renovation has increased during the pandemic and continues to grow exponentially.
We highly recommend getting your plans in order now to avoid paying the higher price. There's no better time to support local carpenters and renovation experts!
If you're looking to renovate your home, Picket&Rail's inhouse local Carpentry&Reno team is ready to take on any projects. With our roots in the industry since 1943, we have furnished over 300,000 homes islandwide with quality solid wood furniture.
Register an appointment with us today!
Take advantage of our GSS sale happening from today to end June 2021 to shop our ready stock solid wood furniture such as sofas, beds, dining, pet furniture, coffee tables, lounge sets, recliners and more!
To avoid the price hike, we recommended ordering your necessities now before the prices are revised for the new arrivals.
This might be your last chance to get our solid wood furniture at a steal. Shop till you drop with us at Furniture Megastore @ 25 Tagore, open daily from 10am - 6pm and Picket&Rail Lifestyle @ CSM, L2, open daily from 12pm - 9pm (except Wednesdays)!
September 07, 2021
Singapore’s furniture retail sector was brought to its knees when the pandemic broke out last year in 2020. Agile businesses have adapted and recalibrated to the new normal, but it will take time to return to pre pandemic levels of efficiency. Although we can see the light at the end of the tunnel with Singapore’s high vaccination rates and endemic strategy leadership, the rest of the region is not faring so well.
May 20, 2021
Furniture retail in Singapore is bearing the brunt of Covid-19 losses. Global cargo shortages due to closed borders and factories at half-capacity are making it harder for retailers to navigate this uncertain climate. What’s causing this seismic shift? Read on to find out more.
April 28, 2021