NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd

334. A supermarket for the people

The year is 1972 in Singapore and there was widespread panic buying because of the fears of a global food shortage that the global oil crisis brought about. Unscrupulous merchants took advantage of the situation by hoarding essentials and raising prices whenever they felt like it. To counter this, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) […]

. NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd

NTUC FairPrice Co-operative Ltd was founded by the labour movement in 1973, with a social mission to moderate the cost of living in Singapore. NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd has grown from one supermarket in 1973 into Singapore’s largest grocery retailer serving about 400,000 shoppers daily, with a network of over 105 outlets today, comprising FairPrice […]