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

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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