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Robinsons – the home grown iconic department store brand founded just over 160 years ago has finally called it quits. It announced closures of the last of its Singapore stores last Friday (30-Oct) at The Heeren (Orchard Road) and Raffles City Shopping Centre (City Hall). In August this year, Robinson had also closed its Jem (Jurong East) outlet.

Robinsons count among the oldest retailers in Singapore and many especially the older