Singapore retailers see brisk sales on Singles' Day

Nov 11 is one of the busiest days of the year at Qxpress, Qoo10's sorting and delivery facility in Toh Guan.
Nov 11 is one of the busiest days of the year at Qxpress, Qoo10's sorting and delivery facility in Toh Guan.PHOTO: QOO10

E-commerce merchants report rise in sales over 2017, vow to keep momentum going

The tills were ringing long and loud on Sunday (Nov 11) as retailers here raked in more sales from the annual Singles' Day shopping extravaganza.

Transaction numbers surged 279 per cent over last year, according to advertising platform Criteo.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2018, with the headline 'Singapore retailers see brisk sales on Singles' Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe