Ezbuy is offering deals of up to 90 per cent off during Singles Day. Singles’ Day is officially a thing in Singapore and if you still think it’s a day dedicated to single individuals in the country, you’re wrong. Originating from China, the global online shopping festival has gained popularity in recent years – including in Singapore – and has become on par with other Western shopping festivals such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Lazada is teaming up with Alibaba to set up a new site to sell Taobao products to Singapore shoppers. The e-commerce site is working together with China’s Alibaba Group to sell Taobao products directly to Singapore-based shoppers, with the new site linking directly to Taobao’s platform, Bloomberg News reported. While the Taobao open marketplace has been available to Singaporeans for a number of years, the platform is in Chinese, which not all shoppers can read and understand.