Tag: online shopping

From condoms to cookware, what Singaporeans are looking for online right now

Singapore—Everyone’s shopping experience has completely changed during this coronavirus crisis, with people forced to buy everything online during this time. Here’s the thing: Experts say that some of those changes may be more or less permanent, as shoppers have said that they intend to continue...

Local start-up gives out money for social media shares

Some things are definitely free in this world, such as money. A local startup, RateX, gave out money to those who took a photo and shared it on Instagram with their hashtag #TakeAdvantageOfUs. On January 23, RateX had a booth for the College of Science...

Customer demands purchase of S$1 angpao to be bubble wrapped then cancels “damaged” order

Singapore – Every online seller knows that there will always come a time for ridiculous requests from customers. Ms. Alvina Lee experienced a situation that fits into that category when she was demanded to bubble wrap an order of 2 angpaos worth S$1. It would...

4 Ways to Save When Comparison Shopping Online

Before the internet developed, consumers had to resort to inefficient means of making purchase decisions. To make sure they were getting the best deal, they had to rely on their friends or self-assessment based on a limited amount of information. Now, online tools like...