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    • Online furniture retailer HipVan opened its permanent 11,000 sq ft flagship store at The Cathay in Dhoby Ghaut.The store is seven times larger than HipVan's previous pop-up space in Millenia Walk and Suntec City. It features more than 1,000 of HipVan's bestsellers, including beds, dining tables and rugs. Its website attracts 200,000 to 300,000 views a month, while revenue has been growing by 12 per cent on average every month.

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    • Everyone knows HipVan as that online store specializing in quirky furniture and decor ever since it launched in April 2013. They were quickly listed in Founders Grid's as one of "50 Singapore startups you should get to know". Although they've organized offline shopping experiences with pop-ups at Millenia Walk and Suntec City in 2015 and 2016 respectively, this flagship brick-and-mortar store located on the second floor of The Cathay is seven times larger.

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    • At the store, you’ll find more than 1,000 of its bestselling products, from dining tables and sofas to beds and mirrors to kitchen towels and tableware. Everything’s pretty affordable, too. You can think of it as a mini IKEA store in terms of price and variety — except it’ll actually send experts to assemble your furniture for you (think of how much time you’ll save not feeling frustrated or arguing over which part goes where in the construction process).

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    • HipVan decided to put extra- thick pocket springs into its mattresses - for firmer support. Prices range from $390 for a single-sized Sleep model mattress to $1,450 for a king-sized Levitate model mattress. Since the launch of its mattress line, HipVan has sold more than 1,000 mattresses, which can be returned within 100 days. However, Mr Danny Tan, HipVan's founder, says no one has made a return yet.

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    • Having a Pinterest-worthy home in Singapore is easier than you’d think! Check out our handy shopping guide to best furniture and home decor shops around the island. Choose from a variety of light pastel-hued sofas, chairs, tables, beds, and accessories to jazz up your pad. Don’t wanna travel all the way to their showroom? HipVan has an app online so you can shop from the comforts of home.

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    • “As big as a store like Ikea is, what it has is only in one style, whereas on HipVan, you can find things that are industrial, retro, classic, modern and so on,” Tan says. “This is very important for home and living shoppers because furnishing your home is a very personal experience and you want your home to be an inspiring place for yourself, to spend time with your loved ones or just rest after a long day’s work. Ultimately, HipVan wants to help everyone create inspiring homes without spending too much.”

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    • The team behind HipVan is on a mission to bring customers products that are not only creative, but functional as well. In an interview with TimeOut, Deborah Wee, co-founder of HipVan, said: "We are inspired by the classic VW camper van that was a cultural icon in the '60s - the van embodied uniqueness, colour, and choosing your own path in life. So we focus on products that were borne out of a designer's inspiration and creativity."

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