The latest addition to the Times bookstores chain of stores opened on 9 March 2016 at the newly opened Waterway Point in Punggol. Guests from the media, vendors and partners were invited to the store and were in for a treat with many special booths catered for the day. These booths include a mug cake making booth, customized scents at the aromatherapy section, robotics programming, personalised drawings on moleskin notebooks, just to name a few. Guests were entertained by fairytales coming alive, as they got to meet with many characters such as Batman, Superman, The Little Mermaid, Sherlock Holmes and even Olaf and Elsa from the movie ‘Frozen’.
The event, hosted by renowned newscaster Ms Suzanne Jung, kicked off with a speech by Chairman of Times Publishing Group, Mr Koh Poh Tiong. Times bookstores’ newly appointed brand advocate, Ms Diana Ser was also invited to share her thoughts on the partnership with the bookstore. The store was declared officially launched with a ribbon cutting ceremony.