Like whoa. Just saw the news about “Sophia Wedding Collection” sudden closure which has put a dent in some couples’ “happily ever after” plans.
Reminding us of some similar “sudden closure” incidents, here in sunny, hazy-once-a-year, squeaky-clean, SINGAPORE.
Some CASE studies from not too long ago:
1. remember FIVE STARS TOURS – wander lust, wander bust
Thousands of travellers were left in the lurch after coach and travel agency Five Stars Tours abruptly closed all eight of its branches – CASE received some 250 complaints
2. remember AFFINITY YOGA – bent out of shape
(formerly Absolute Yoga) Both studios (one in River Valley and the other on Telok Ayer Street) closed without notice, causing an uproar on social media. Several members have filed police reports against the company.
3. remember WAX IN THE CITY – ooh, members, burnnn
closed down unexpectedly, leaving thousands of members who had signed for packages costing up to thousands of dollars, high and quite literally dry.
4. remember SKY FITNESS – from rock-solid to liquid-ate
A gym to roughly 700 members in HarbourFront, which ceased operations unexpectedly allegedly owed a total of $3.8 million to its members, banks and other stakeholders.