11.11 Singles’ Day Sale: The Ultimate Guide 2019

Get Ready for the best of the Singles’ Day Sale in Singapore!

Single's Day
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Editor’s Note: Missed out on something from the 11/11 Sale? Fret not. One last EXCITING SALE is heading our way on 29 November 2019! Check out the upcoming Black Friday Sale here!

Behold, let us receive the arrival of Asia’s craziest shopping holiday – 11 November 2019 – The 11.11 Single’s Day Sale!

Regardless of whether you’re single though, there’s no harm snagging up the best shopping deals. Any day makes a good shopping day, but 11.11 Single’s Day Sale is a mega Singapore online sale that you definitely don’t want to miss in 2019. 

Keep your eyes peeled here as we reveal the best shopping, fashion, travel deals and more from some of well-loved platforms in Singapore!

Take your pick, select your preferred brands to check out the 11.11 Single’s Day 2019 Deals:

1. SHOPEE 11.11 BIG SALE 2019

>> Start shopping Shopee’s 11.11 here!

So much is happening at Shopee this 11.11! Keep an eye out for the limited S$1 and S$11 Flash Deals, 11% off, surprise branded boxes and more happening on Shopee! Do not miss out on the daily thematic sales such 1-for-1 crazy flash deals! 

There is also a special 10% Cashback Collection on brands such as Asahi, OPPO, Brand’s, JBL, Laneige, HP Logitech, Toyogo, Coach, Nintendo and more – some of them even comes with FREE shipping! Check them out here.

 All-day vouchers, S$11 Lucky Boxes, S$1 Deals with free shipping and so much more will be released. There’s still 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10pm to go! 

Shopee Brand Box Sale 11.11
Credit: Shopee

If you love surprises, get the Shopee’s Brand Box Sale at S$28 or S$48. Filled with surprises from brands you love at a super discounted price! Popular surprise brand boxes include Innisfree, Neutrogena, Laneige, Crayola, Funfit, TOMICA, Kinohitmitsu, Brand’s and more, so be quick to grab yours here!

Of course, what’s a Shopee sale without Shopee Shake? Shake and win over S$11k worth of Shopee Coins at 12am and 12pm daily. Get shaking here! In addition to Shopee Shake, there are even more chances to collect Shopee Coins with Shopee Catch and Shopee Strike this 11.11! Check these Shopee games here

Shopee 11.11 Bank Promotion: S$10 off min. spend S$80 sitewide at checkout | with Citibank & UOB Cards

  • Limited redemptions on 11 November 2019
  • User must select Citi Credit Card or UOB Credit/Debit Card. Discount should be reflected immediately, prior to placing order
  • User is responsible in checking to ensure that the discount is reflected at the checkout page, prior to placing order. In the event that the discount is not reflected, Shopee will not retrospectively provide/apply the discounts
  • Not valid for products listed under “Tickets & Vouchers” and “Miscellaneous” categories
  • Not valid for products from Shopee’s paid ads store
  • An eligible Citi or UOB Cardholder can make 1 redemption per day
  • For payments with a Citi or UOB Cards only


Shopee 11.11 Sale: 10% Cashback on selected items  

  • No cap
  • No min. spend
  • T&Cs apply


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Qoo10 11/11 Sale
Credit: Qoo10

>> Start shopping Qoo10’s Double Wonders Sale here!

Shop Qoo10’s 11.11 Double Wonders Sale with 1-for-1 Buddy Deals, up to 80% off mega flash deals that starts from 12 midnight daily, $1 treats up for grabs and keep an eye out for Qoo10’s version of their surprise boxes called Wonder Box! Perfect for stocking up on baby and household essentials, Christmas and Party stuff with these double deals! Keep an eye out for the flash deals, Qoo10 usually offers generous discounts that are usually gone in a flash so be quick! 

Qoo10 11.11
Credit: Qoo10

The Qoo10 1-for-1 Buddy Deals are worth a mention as there are definitely deals that you shouldn’t miss, such 1-for-1 Haagen-Dazs Single Scoop Ice-cream for S$5.90, 1-for-1 AONE premium dried scallop porridge for S$11.11, 3 Cups of Classic Soy Milk from Mr Bean for $4.80 plus a free bottle of New Moon bird’s nest with white fungus and so much more! 

Qoo10 11.11 Bank Promotion: S$10 off min. spend of S$40 | with Standard Chartered Cards

  • Max. 1,000 redemptions

Get StanChart Coupon here!

Qoo10 11.11 Bank Promotion: S$12 off min. spend of S$50 | with UOB Cards

  • Max. 1,300 redemptions

Get UOB Coupon here!

Qoo10 11.11 Bank Promotion: S$10 coupon pack | with UOB Cards

  • Coupon is valid till 31 Dec 2019 or while stocks last

Get UOB Coupon here!

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Credit: Lazada

>> Start shopping Lazada’s Biggest One Day Sale here!

Of course, no sale is complete without checking out what Lazada has in store! Check out Lazada’s Biggest One Day Sale on 11 November 2019 and enjoy up to 90% off! Storewide flash sales over 190 Brands and over 135 branded surprise boxes from S$11 will be released throughout the day. Check out flash deals here!

Fans of Lazada SLASH IT! will also be happy to know that you can start inviting your friends to slash the price of the items for you. Check out the Slash It page here! Fastest fingers first!

Credit: Lazada

Depending on what you plan to buy, collect exclusive seller coupons from brands such as Lego, Sennheiser, KitchenAid, Motherswork, Cristofori Music, Huawei, Brand’s, AHC, Dyson’s, Huggies and more to be used together with Lazada vouchers for maximum savings! Collect them here

Promotion: S$30 off min. spend of S$200 | Citi Cards

  • Valid only with Citi Credit Cards on 11 November 2019, 9am 

Get Lazada Coupons here!

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Taobao 11.11
Credit: Taobao

>> Start shopping Taobao 11.11 Sale here!

Ahh, Taobao, where the 11.11 Single’s Day Sale first started. This time you can even apply your Singapore UOB or Maybank credit card to enjoy extra discounts! Do take note of the T&Cs before checking out to ensure that the discounts are applied. 

Tip: Although the site is in Chinese, make use of the ‘translate’ option on your browser to make it easier to shop! If you are using Google Chrome, simply right click and select “Translate to English”. Add the item you want to buy to your cart and check it out from the Taobao app to apply the UOB discount! 

Taobao 11.11 Single’s Sale: S$12 off min. S$100 spend | with UOB Cards (App only)

  • Valid for the first 2,000 Taobao x UOB Cardmembers
  • Valid from 11 November 2019 from 00:11 hours to 23:59 hours
  • Valid for purchases through Taobao app only
  • Enter UOB card number at payment page to apply the discount
  • A Singapore address must be entered at checkout. Maximum of purchases from 10 stores can be combined
  • T&Cs apply. Read more here

Activate sale here!

Taobao 11.11 Single’s Sale: S$11 off min. S$100 spend or S$30 off min. spend S$250 | with Maybank Cards 

  • Valid from 11 November 2019 from 00:11 hours to 23:59 hours, or while redemption last
  • Valid for purchases through Taobao app only
  • Enter Maybank card number at payment page to apply the discount
  • A Singapore address must be entered at checkout. 
  • Minimum spend needs to be across 10 or less stores. 
  • T&Cs apply. Read more here

Activate sale here!

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5. ZALORA 11.11 MEGA SALE 2019

Credit: Zalora

>> Start shopping Zalora’s 11.11 Mega Sale here!

Based on the past sale events during the year, Zalora looks set to bring us some awesome deals this 11.11 sale at up to 90% off + extra 35% off (on selected items) – just in time for some gorgeous party dresses, a chic winter jacket or a brand new bikini for wherever you are headed for your vacation.

Zalora 11.11
Credit: Zalora

With Zalora’s Mega Sale happening across different fashion categories like Men & Women’s sportswear, tops & bottoms, shoes, bags, accessories and more, there’s surely something perfect for you. Let’s not forget that the upcoming Chinese New Year falls on the 25 January 2020 so its a great time now to get your CNY clothing sorted! 

Zalora 11.11
Credit: Zalora

Get your hands on EXTRA Zalora coupons with this special 11.11 Spin & Win here! Get a chance to win S$150 gift cards and other exciting prizes.

Tip: Remember to login first to save the coupon you get to your account. 

Zalora 11.11 Mega Sale: Up to 90% off on selected items

  • Valid on selected items only

Get Zalora Promo Code here!

Zalora 11.11
Credit: Zalora

Credit: Zalora

Zalora 11.11 Mega Sale: Up to 90% off + extra 30% off on selected sportswear & sneakers

  • Valid on selected items only

Shop Sportswear & Sneakers Mega Sale!

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6. Sephora 11.11 Single’s Day Sale 

Hooray if you are a Sephora Beauty Pass Member! Celebrate Single’s Day with Sephora this 11.11 with a min. spend of S$60 to enjoy 5x points. Time to score some new beauty finds or restocking on your regular beauty and make-up products!

Sephora 11.11: Enjoy 5x points with min. spend S$60 online, in-app and in-store | for Sephora Beauty Pass Members

  • Beauty Pass Exclusive: Receive 5x points with min spend of $60. Offer is automatically added to cart
  • Valid from 8 Nov 2019 (10 am SGT) to 11 Nov 2019 (11.59pm SGT) in-store (during store operating hours), online at sephora.sg and on Sephora Singapore mobile app
  • T&Cs apply

Activate Sephora 11.11 Sale now!

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7. FairPrice On 11.11 Sales Showdown

FairPrice 11.11 Super Sale $1
Credit: FairPrice On

>> Start shopping FairPrice’s 11.11 sale here!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to be stocking up on household essentials and groceries in FairPrice’s 11.11 Sale! Enjoy daily S$1 daily (limited to 1 per transaction), 1+1 Deals (limited to 4 per transaction) as well as other great deals here

FairPrice Online 11.11
Credit: FairPrice On

>> Start shopping FairPrice’s sale here!

Check out the new app design over at FairPrice On and get to enjoy Star Buys that are up to 37% off and enjoy their Worth the Click sale. With smoother interface, faster checkout and improved navigation, replenishing your groceries and household essentials has never been so easy! 

FairPrice Online Sale: S$7 off min. spend of S$120

  • Expires 13 November, or while redemptions last
  • Applicable for storewide savings 

Activate FairPrice On Sale here!

Read also: Latest FairPrice Online Promotions & Coupon Codes

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8. Guardian Online Super Deals 11.11 2019

Single's Day Guardian 11.11
Credit: Guardian

>> Start shopping Guardian’s sale here!

This 11.11, Guardian Online is out to make your heart skip many beats with all the great discounts starting from 7 November 2019! Apart from the 30% off on all skincare, vitamins and personal care products, you also get to apply a cart coupon for additional savings! What’s more, there are also extra discounts on selected brands like Blackmores, Centrum, Avene, P&G and more. 

Do not miss out on the 1-for-1s and 50% off online exclusive deals page here – One great buy would be this Aprilskin Clear Calm Calendula Skin Kit that is now S$19.50 (after 50% off) for a full size Real Calendula Foam Cleanser (200g), Mini Real Calendula Peel Off Pack (15g) , Mini Calendula Peeling Pad (12 pads) and Mini Calendula Deep Moisture Essence (10g)! 

If you are a fan of Korean Beauty, you must check out the super deals on K-Beauty Cult Favourites here.

Guardian Super Deals 11.11: 30% off ALL skincare, vitamins & personal care

  • Valid from 7 to 11 November 2019
  • Valid for regular-priced items only, excluding promotional pack
  • T&Cs apply

Activate Guardian Online 11.11 Super Deals here!

Guardian Super Deals 11.11: S$8 off min. spend of S$80 / S$12 off min. spend of S$120 / S$20 off min. spend of S$180 

  • Valid from 7 to 11 November 2019
  • Valid for regular-priced items only, excluding promotional pack
  • T&Cs apply

Get Promo Code here!

Guardian Super Deals 11.11: Exclusive Buy-1-Get-1 free! 

  • Valid from 7 to 11 November 2019
  • T&Cs apply

See Guardian 1-for-1 Deals!

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Singles Day 11.11 Meal
Credit: GrabFood

Grabfood joins in the Single’s Day countdown with S$11 Meals! From now till 11 November 2019, tuck into S$11 set meals from Popeyes, Mr Bean, Maki-San, JolliBean and more!

*Full T&Cs here

😉 New to GrabFood? Get started here👈

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10. KLOOK 11.11 EXCLUSIVE 2019

Klook 11.11
Credit: Klook

>> Start shopping Klook’s 11.11 sale here!

Hands up if you are heading off for a holiday soon! Lucky you! Klook is here to help make your travel easier and fuss-free. Find the best local experiences for your holiday, and there’s even something for you if you are staying put in Singapore! 

This Single’s Day, enjoy Klook’s exclusive 11% off Klook activities! Kick-starting the sale is a 12% off selected Khao Yai Custom Tours. Check out all the 11.11 Deals here

Klook 11.11
Credit: Klook

Klook 11.11 Sale: 12% Khao Yai Custom Tours & more!

  • Expires 11 November 2019
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below. 

Redeem Klook Promo Code here!

What’s more, Klook’s year-end sale is going on as well! Whether you are buying railway passes, parks/attraction tickets or even special experiences such as a Tokyo Kimono Experience or a Bavarian Beer Experience in Munich… and so much more, skip the queue and save more with Klook!

>> Start shopping Klook’s year-end sale here!

Klook Year End Sale
Credit: Klook

Klook Year-End Sale: S$30 off S$300 (app only)

Klook Year-End Sale: S$70 off S$550 (app only)

Klook Year-End Sale: For new to Klook users – 12% off (app only)

  • Expires 31 December 2019
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below. 

Redeem Klook Promo Code here!

Klook Bank Promotion: Extra S$18 off min. spend of S$180 | with DBS Woman’s Card

  • Expires 31 December 2019
  • Limited to first 1,000 redemptions
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below. 

Redeem Klook x DBS Promo Code here!

Klook Bank Promotion: Extra S$15 off min. spend of S$150 | with DBS LIVE FRESH Card

  • Expires 31 December 2019
  • Limited to first 1,000 redemptions
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below. 

Redeem Klook x DBS Promo Code here!

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Credit: Trip.com

>> Start shopping Trip.com’s sale here!

If you’ve not gotten your year-end vacation sorted, this should be settled quickly over at Trip.com this 11.11! Book yourself a short, quick getaway or that dream holiday you deserve. Stop, breathe and recharge for the new year with Trip.com’s amazing deals! Even if you can’t get away this quarter, how about a staycation instead? 😉 

Trip.com November Promotion: Up to 50% off Hotels, Airport Transfers, Tours & Tickets in Southeast Asia

  • Expires 30 November 2019
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below 

Get Promo Code here!

Credit: Trip.com

Trip.com November Promotion: Up to 50% off Hotels in Hokkaido

  • Expires 30 November 2019
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below 

Get Promo Code here!

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hotels.com 11.11
Credit: Hotels.com

Hotels.com 11.11 Single’s Day Sale: Up to 60% off selected bookings 

Hotels.com 11.11 Single’s Day Sale: Book on Hotels.com App for extra 9% off

Hotels.com 11.11 Single’s Day Sale: Book on Hotels.com App for extra 98% off

  • Expires 14 November 2019
  • Travel Period: Till 29 February 2019
  • T&Cs apply

Get Promo Code here!

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13. IKEA 11.11 SINGLE’S DAY 2019

The IKEA 11.11 Offers

>> Start shopping Ikea’s sale here!

If you are a new homeowner, do not miss the IKEA 11.11 sale that is already happening now! Enjoy 20% off a different category each day from now till 11 November 2019. Think of all the huge savings you’ll get for big ticket items like Beds & Mattresses (7 Nov) or Bookcases & Cabinets (11 Nov).

If you are looking for Christmas presents for little ones, do not miss the 20% off on Children’s Toys & Games (8 Nov)! This sale is available on Ikea Online as well as in-store at both Alexandra and Tampines Stores.

Ikea 11.11
Credit: Ikea

IKEA 11.11 Single’s Day Sale: 20% off different product offers each day

  • Expires 11 November 2019
  • Available while stocks last
  • T&Cs apply. Read more at link below 

Activate IKEA Sale here!

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Books Depository Singapore 10% Voucher
Credit: Books Depository

>> Start shopping Books Depository’s sale here!

Good news for the book lovers… Enjoy 10% off all books on Books Depository this Single’s Day! If you are not familiar with them, Books Depository is based in the UK and offers over 20 million books out of which 14 million are English books. Best of all, the books are all at great prices with free delivery on all orders! 

If you are looking for a Christmas gift, books are a great choice regardless of age! Check out the beautiful recommendations here. For kids, especially the little Frozen Fans, Books Depository carries a huge collection of Frozen 2 books here

Books Depository Single’s Day Sale: 10% off ALL books

  • Valid for one-time use only
  • Limited time only
  • T&Cs apply, more info at the link below

Activate Books Depository Single’s Day Sale here!

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Vaniday 11.11
Credit: Vaniday

>> Start shopping Vaniday’s sale here!

Shopping, whether at the malls or online, is undeniably tiring. Freshen up for the year-end festivities with Vaniday’s Too Fabulous to Settle 11.11 Sale! 

Take your pick of a facial, a new colour for your hair or nails or even a nice relaxing neck and shoulder massage, and more – at up to 50% off!  

Vaniday Single’s Day Sale: 1-for-1 deals at selected salons

  • Valid for one-time use only, at selected salons only
  • Limited time only
  • T&Cs apply, more info at the link below

Activate Vaniday 11.11 Sale here!

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Chope 1 for 1 buffets
Credit: Chope

>> Start shopping Chope’s buffet sale here!

Whew, after all that intensive shopping, it’s time to tuck into a scrumptious meal! Treat yourself to a satisfying buffet with Chope’s exclusive 1-for-1 and up to 55% off some of Singapore’s most loved buffets! It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a relaxing meal with your friends and family so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Promotion: 1-for-1s, up to 59% off top buffets, all-you-can-eat Wagyu, Seafood, Champagne Brunch & more

  • Limited time only
  • T&Cs apply

Activate Chope 1-for-1 Buffet Deals!

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Cat & the Fiddle Cheesecake 11.11
Credit: Cat & the Fiddle

Perfect for birthdays and all kinds of celebrations, Cat & the Fiddle’s cheesecake comes in many delicious flavours, and even local favourites like Milo Dinosaur and Jolly Horly (Creamy Horlicks). Indulge in rich and flavourful cheesecake, delivered right to your home! What’s more, all of Cat & the Fiddle cheesecakes are officially Halal-certified by MUIS on 10 November 2019!

To enjoy the 1-for-1 Cheesecake special this 11.11, simply add 2 cakes into cart and the discount will be automatically reflected on the lower-priced cheesecake! 

Cat & the Fiddle Single’s Day Special: Buy 1 Cheesecake Get 1 Free

  • Valid on 11 November 2019
  • Add 2 cakes into cart for discount to be reflected on the lower-priced cheesecake
  • Not applicable to Fickle series
  • Max 1 free cake per order
  • While stocks last
  • Other T&Cs apply

Activate 1-for-1 Cheesecake Deal!

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Looking for even more 11.11 Single’s Day shopping deals? Aha! We’ve already got them covered for you over here at Cardable! Happy Shopping! <3

Reasons to be Excited about 11.11 Single’s Day 2019

🏃🏻‍♀️ No Need to Break a Sweat

Can you phantom the thought of sitting home and waiting for your delivery? I love unboxing my parcels so much because I often forget what I buy and it becomes a surprise to me – like opening a present from Santa Claus. With all the prices slashed, it will be difficult for you to resist adding items to your cart on 11.11 sale any way! If you are planning to secure big and heavy items like home appliances and household goods, delivery is certainly value-for-money. Without the need to lug it home from IKEA or FairPrice anymore, doorstep delivery is definitely the best thing that happened. Think about all the time and energy that can be better spent catching up on Netflix.

👍🏻 Get Only The Best Deals

This is something that every kiasu Singaporean should do. If you don’t, you’re missing out big time! Shopping online definitely gives you better steals since you can compare prices all over the internet. Especially for gadgets and home appliances, you can find them easily on Lazada and Qoo10, or even AliExpress for even cheaper prices. Compare prices and product specifications to get more bang for your buck. On top of 11.11 promotions, there are also plenty of credit card deals and coupon codes you can use for participating online stores including Zalora, Sephora and ezbuy that can be found on our site. Best way to save money!

🙅🏻 No Hard-Selling

Do you recall purchasing the S$150 coffee machine with 99 different functions that you don’t remember? If so, you must be a victim of persuasive salespeople. Cognitive dissonance is surely a real thing and it’s no fun. That’s why I prefer to home at the comfort of my home – no judgmental eyes, no hard-selling sales people hovering around me. Just me and my cart filled with 101 items in preparation for 11.11 Single’s Day.

📝 Make Informed Choices

Reviews by other users can be found on major brands including Sephora, Lazada and Qoo10 that allows you to make informed choices. Some shopping sites even have photos that can be posted on the reviews that can help you visualise the product easily. Honest reviews from past users can also help you to decide whether or not the product suits you or is to your liking. You can also judge the seller’s credibility by reading reviews. This can help you determine whether or not your transaction will likely be a pleasant one. Avoid bad sellers and inferior products at all cost!

🕵🏽 Hide No More

We know that some things are better done in privacy. If you have something you want to purchase in-stores discreetly, chances are that nosy onlookers will be judging your choice of lingerie while the male cashier might look a little fidgety. Get out of those awkward situations, now! *cringe*

Even if you don’t shy away from judgmental onlookers, online shopping also allows you to place an order for gifts without the risk of the gift-receiver finding out. Many online retailers also offer delivery to someone else’s address upon request. What better way to surprise someone than a gift to their doorstep?

Gearing Up for 11.11 Sale

Now that we have listed so many reasons to shopping on 11.11, here are some tips on how to prepare for, gear up and secure the best deals for 11.11 Single’s Day sale. IT’S WAR TIME.

🥇 Early Bird Gets The Worm

It’s time to put on your kiasu. Start browsing the online retail websites and add the items to your cart! Compare prices, product specifications, product reviews and seller feedback to ensure that you know what you are getting. Add all the temptations that you have been eyeing into the cart, especially that latest PlayStation console and the gaming chair for your optimal gaming performance.

👩🏽‍💻 Eye The Big Ticket Items

Just so you know, the 11.11 sale only happens once a year. Prices are slashed, and it’s even better than the Black Friday sales! Avoid spending your money on big ticket items before 11.11, as prices are guaranteed to be massively discounted on Single’s Day. Instead, save up and wait till 11.11 to get the expensive items on a huge discount.

⌛️ Keep Your Eyes Peeled

We update our website for the ongoing credit card promotions and promo codes that you can use in online retail sites. Be sure to maximise your savings by checking our site frequently for more discounts before checking out as you might be able to find a good deal!

Stay tuned! More promotions to come for Single’s Day 11.11 2019! 

About Singles’ Day 11.11 Sale 

Ever wondered why the 11.11 sale is also known as Single’s Day? Apparently, it was founded by China’s university students in 1993 who wanted to prove a point about the social pressures to be in a relationship. 11 November was then chosen as the Single’s Day (or anti-Valentines’ Day) as the digit 1 was used to symbolise a person who is single.

These days, Single’s Day is more commonly known as the day for snagging up all the mega shopping deals. But it wasn’t until 2009 that Alibaba began offering jaw dropping discounts on luxury goods, electronics, jewellery and even home appliances! This induced a worldwide commotion for everyone when other major brands like Lazada, Zalora and ezbuy jumped on the bandwagon too. Lazada launched the 11.11 online revolution sale themed “Shop the Universe” last year which was a month-long shopping campaign.

When you remove the middlemen (distributors, retailers, etc) from the supply chain, and connect consumers directly with wholesalers/manufacturers, what you get is inherently cheaper prices for products that would have otherwise cost you about 70% more. Combine that with the convenience of online shopping and swift last-mile delivery services, it’s no wonder that retail spaces are now suffering.

The 11.11 sale originally served the Chinese market through the e-commerce platform Taobao, but international brands gradually hopped on board the bandwagon after seeing the amount of success it garnered. Last year alone saw almost 42,000 brands taking part in the frenzy, and collectively served 207 countries and regions.

There is even a Countdown Gala event to promote the Singles’ Day sale. Last year’s event featured appearances from superstars like David and Victoria Beckham, American band OneRepublic, and founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma himself.

If you’re already familiar with this hyped-up event, then you should know how messy things can get when you don’t plan ahead – so mark your calendar for the 11 November, prepare your monstrous list of items, and watch the prices get slashed by 50% or more when the date arrives. Happy Shopping!

What to expect in Singapore?

If you have come across Taobao’s website, you would immediately realise that the WHOLE site is in Mandarin, which might be a problem for the diverse audience we have here; or if you are confused by their Taobao’s local terms. Fortunately, the gods of e-commerce have smiled in favour of us, and have delivered unto us the likes of Ezbuy or Peeka – agents of Taobao that serve to make the whole shopping experience easier for us by providing a suite of services such as warehouse/storage, shipping/handling and a much appreciated full English website.

11-11 Sales Guide_Taobao
Credit: Taobao

Be warned, though – there are companies out there who claim to be such agents and charge you a ridiculous sum for services like credit card surcharge, handling fee, or agent fees. It is best to do your due diligence before deciding on an agent to do your shopping with.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

The best thing about this shopping frenzy is that it is not limited to Taobao alone. As we’ve mentioned earlier, local brands have noticed the Singles’ Day 11.11 bug spreading like a pandemic in Singapore and have latched on to it as well. Brands such as Lazada and Zalora have taken advantage of this date and the ideology behind it to advertise their own promotions as well, which by standards are pretty noteworthy.

What Lazada did during the 11.11 season in the previous years was to introduce its own “Lazada Online Revolution”, which saw a pre-event giveaway of vouchers and rebates which customers could use during the actual Singles’ Day sale. The real cookie was dropped on the date itself when Lazada introduced discounts of up to 90% on its items.

Among all these incredible deals, after we’ve stockpiled all the necessary and frivolous items in our cart, somehow we still get stuck at the checkout page when we finally glance at the shipping cost (although it’s funny how we would spend hundreds of dollars willingly, and hesitate at a $10 shipping fee). Let’s quell this conundrum – you won’t have to worry anymore as most vendors would offer FREE shipping during this bonanza period. Let’s hope this offer will be extended to this year’s 11.11 Sale as well.

Get Ready to Shop this Singles’ Day 11.11 Sale 2019

This largest online shopping festival that has taken the world by storm; by comparison, has generated more merchandise volume than the United States’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. If this online shopping spree was taken offline, you’d probably have a long line of queue from Pasir Ris to Tuas (ok exaggeration much) just to get their hands on the best deals.

As this year’s Singles’ Day 11.11 Sale drawing nearer, do check back as we bring you the latest updates as soon as we can!


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