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Introducing Singapore’s first location-based luxury shopping app – Luxury Locator: Singapore

Singapore, 13 June 2012 - WhiteWave Media Group (WWMG) has launched Luxury Locator: Singapore, the first location-based luxury shopping app. Free for download on Apple’s iTunes App store, it allows users to locate a variety of luxury boutiques in Singapore’s shopping clusters.

Created for the iPhone, Luxury Locator: Singapore has been specifically designed with the needs of luxury shoppers in Singapore in mind. Shoppers are able to browse from a database of luxury boutiques and retailers, making use of three criteria: By Brand, By Product Category or By Location.

This intuitive app allows a higher level of location-based accuracy in displaying stores and products near the shopper. A proprietary geolocation algorithm is responsible for this level of accuracy.

Two separate versions of Luxury Locator: Singapore are available in the App Store, one in English and the other in Simplified Chinese.

WWMG is an associate company of SPH Magazines.

Luxury Locator: Singapore - At A Glance

· First-ever location-based shopping app for the luxury shopper in Singapore
· Free for download on Apple’s iTunes App store
· Search Functions:   
· By Brand: locates specific boutiques for consumers who know what brand they’re looking for 
· By Location: lists all boutiques in a stated vicinity 
· By Product Categories: lists different products a brand boutique carries 
· Near You: lists stores that are in the user’s vicinity, and highlights signature products at shops near you 
· Developed by WhiteWave Media Group, the leading luxury digital media group in Asia through close technical collaboration with Singapore app developer buUuk 
· Available in both English and Simplified Chinese versions 
· Clean, easy-to-use interface 
· Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later 

 
Screenshots of app:

  

 

For high-res images, please contact Katherine at Katherine.ong@ww-mg.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Katherine Ong-Froggatt
Associate Marketing Director
Tel: 
(+852) 2581 0275 
Fax: 
(+852) 2581 0177
Email: 
Katherine.ong@ww-mg.com

About WhiteWave Media Group

Launched with a single website Luxury-Insider.com in 2006, WhiteWave Media Group is now Asia's no 1 integrated luxury media group. We publish leading luxury magazines, websites and mobile apps, with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

The Group was a global pioneer in online luxury publishing, with its flagship product Luxury-Insider.com being Asia's leading luxury website today, and InLuxe.cn growing fast in its Chinese readership. Together with our partner SPH Magazines, we also run China-Boating.com, JETAsiaPacific.com, LPdibiao.com, Asia-PacificBoating.com.

Combining high quality editorial with deep technical knowhow in digital delivery, the group’s websites constantly raise the standards of luxury content published online.

Through its early start, the Group is the most trusted online media team in the luxury industry, with a long and proven track record, delivering hundreds of successful online campaigns for the most prestigious luxury houses.

Constant focus on editorial quality enabled the Group to make waves in the print medium as well. Building on its early success in supplying content to other publishers, the Group owns and publishes BACCARAT Magazine, a vibrant luxury lifestyle title with more than 10 years of history in Hong Kong. The group’s editorial credentials were further affirmed by its winning of the Citibank contract to publish Ultima Magazine, a controlled circulation title for Citibank’s ultra-affluent Ultima clients.

The Group’s portfolio of media products, including websites, print magazines and mobile apps targeting affluent luxury buyers across the region, gives it the largest and most powerful integrated media platform for luxury marketers in Asia. 

As the luxury publisher combining innovation & technology with Media, WWMG is in a prime position to assist luxury companies with innovative and effective marketing solutions to reach the sophisticated Asian luxury buyer of today.

WWMG is an associate company of the SPH Magazines group. 

Visit 
www.WW-MG.com for more details.


About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories. It also publishes Harper's BAZAAR and Cosmopolitan in Singapore and Malaysia with Hearst Magazines International.

In addition, websites such as 
herworldPLUS.com and HardwareZone.com have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines acquired 34% of WhiteWave Media Group (formally known as Antarctica Interactive Private Limited). It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications
 Luxury-Insider.comInluxe.cn, as well as the luxury print BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. Other titles include Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and Asia-Pacific Spa published through wholly owned subsidiary, Blu Inc Media, in China and Hong Kong.

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

Visit 
www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.