Sim Lim Square

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sim Lim Square
Location Rochor, Singapore
Opening date 1987
No. of stores and services 150
No. of floors 6
Website Sim Lim Square
Sim Lim Square has six storeys of shops, offering mainly electronic and IT products.

Sim Lim Square (Chinese: 森林商业中心), commonly referred to as SLS, is a large retail complex that offers a wide variety of electronic goods and services ranging from DVDs, cameras, phones, video cameras, and computer parts and servicing.

Located at 1 Rochor Canal Road, Singapore, SLS is opposite to historic features such as the Little India district and close to one of the earliest HDB developments. SLS is accessible via MRT at Bugis or Little India MRT stations.

Shop types[edit]

Sim Lim City also known as Sim Lim Square is located near to Bugis village in central Singapore. The complex itself is a six level building with a range of many varied electronic supply and service shops. The centre operates away from the main shopping areas of Singapore and as such can be seen as an area for bargains to be gained with cheap and inexpensive goods. Examples of this can include phones, laptops, computer parts, cameras and other electronic devices.

CASE (Consumer Association of Singapore) often publishes advisory against rogue vendors in SLS.[1]

Scam tactics[edit]

Many shops, particularly those on lower levels selling games, cameras and mobiles, in Sim Lim Square resort to scam tactics to reap higher profits. Unwary shoppers might fall into the traps of unscrupulous sellers.[2][3][4] In early 2008, some SLS shops were busted by the police for selling counterfeit copies of Microsoft Windows.[5]

Redress for scam victims[edit]

Scam victims may seek redress through the Sim Lim Square management (who certifies honest retailers through its Star Retailer program), CASE (Consumer Association of Singapore) or the Small Claims Court.

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 1°18′11″N 103°51′11″E / 1.30306°N 103.85306°E / 1.30306; 103.85306