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November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals
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November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals

November 9th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
When Lazada kicks off its holiday season sales on November 11, bargain hunters can expect 50 milllion deals from electronics to nutritional products....
Amazon launches its Prime service in Singapore – to much confusion
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Amazon launches its Prime service in Singapore – to much confusion

December 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
If Amazon wants to ask people to pay for a subscription, even if it's a cheap S$2.99 a month for now, it should have a proper store in...
E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips
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E-grocers like Redmart and Honestbee are great but can’t replace supermarket trips

December 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Despite offering convenience, e-grocers are not a surefire way of always getting what you want - especially if you want something...
With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage
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With Black Friday deals, SSDs get cheap enough for home storage

November 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With SSD prices falling over Black Friday, these new storage devices are now available in large capacities that are increasingly affordable for home...
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Singapore online retail space set for shakeup with potential Amazon entry

November 2nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The online retail space in Singapore looks to be headed for a shakeup, after news emerged today of Amazon's potential entry and the buyout of e-grocer Redmart by online retailer...
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Q&A: Accenture points to digital commerce for consumer packaged goods companies

May 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Digital commerce will be a key factor in deciding who takes a bigger slice of a booming consumer packaged goods market in Asia-Pacific, says...
Out in Singapore, Visa Checkout promises easier online shopping
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Out in Singapore, Visa Checkout promises easier online shopping

January 30th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The service lets users pay for items more easily, without having to fill in the same details so...
5 deals to show why you should buy online this holiday season
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5 deals to show why you should buy online this holiday season

December 1st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
With steeply discounted items on American sites, you can actually buy something online, ship it over and still pay...
Q&A: What’s driving Singapore’s online shopping craze
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Q&A: What’s driving Singapore’s online shopping craze

June 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
A hassle-free and effortless experience is helping people overcome the need to "touch and feel" a product in a mall, says...
MasterCard: half of Asia-Pacific smartphone users shop on the mobile
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MasterCard: half of Asia-Pacific smartphone users shop on the mobile

June 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The results reflect the growing popularity of e-commerce sites in a region with fast-increasing income levels and technology...
Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce
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Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce

February 16th, 2015 | by Esmond Xu
More Singapore consumers are warming up to e-commerce, with a fifth of them allocating up to half their monthly discretionary spending on online shopping, a new study has found. According to the study commissioned by FedEx, 61...
Shopaholics, rejoice with online deals at the Great Online Shopping Festival
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Shopaholics, rejoice with online deals at the Great Online Shopping Festival

February 2nd, 2015 | by Techgoondu
Shopaholics, rejoice with online deals at the Great Online Shopping...
Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms
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Singapore online stores vie for Christmas shoppers, as e-commerce booms

December 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This month, as Singapore's online shops such as Qoo10 aim to grab a share of the pie from glitzy Orchard Road shopping belt outlets, the e-commerce boom also reflects a changing of old...
As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive
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As Sitex opens its doors, Black Friday online deals prove more attractive

November 29th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
If local players don't buck up, each close of the year will see more spending headed to overseas, online shops, instead of Singapore retailers and bazaars like...
Newegg finally ships to Singapore, but not everything’s available
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Newegg finally ships to Singapore, but not everything’s available

August 13th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
And not everything that is on sale in the US is available for shoppers in Singapore, for...
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PayPal: 79% of Singapore users would shop online, with a phone

December 24th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Consumers don't like waiting in long lines, are happy to shop at odd hours of the day and want to compare prices and items online after they see something at a physical...
eBay revamps Singapore website, offers new Feed feature
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eBay revamps Singapore website, offers new Feed feature

June 1st, 2013 | by Zen Soo
eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, revealed a series of fresh new features and enhancements to its Singapore website yesterday. The revamped site claims to give customers better savings and greater access to...
PayPal: Singaporeans to do half their holiday shopping online
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PayPal: Singaporeans to do half their holiday shopping online

November 22nd, 2012 | by Zen Soo
Singaporeans plan to do half of all their holiday shopping online this year, saving no less than 45 hours of their time, according to a recent PayPal...