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Brick-and-mortar with its back against the wall

Stores struggle with rising rentals and scarce manpower

[SINGAPORE] If life were theatre, retailers would be the Greek chorus. Of late, theirs has been a tale of woe, with rentals high and manpower scarce. Online players are nipping at their heels, local shoppers are increasingly price-conscious and foreign ones are kept at bay by the strong

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