Singapore retailers see Singles' Day sales spike

Nov 11 is one of the busiest days of the year at Qxpress, Qoo10's sorting and delivery facility in Toh Guan. PHOTO: QOO10
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SINGAPORE - The tills were ringing on Sunday (Nov 11) as many retailers here raked in more sales from the annual Singles' Day shopping event.

Compared to a year ago, there was a 279 per cent jump in the number of online transactions in Singapore on Sunday's Singles' Day, according to data from Criteo, an advertising platform.

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