Indulging in retail therapy while supporting local? A win-win!
Indulging in retail therapy while supporting local? A win-win!
- By SG-Promoted
- | Jul 30, 2021
National Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate #SG56 than indulging in the national past-time? Good ol’ (online) shopping – this time round, the patriotic edition!
To get you in the festive spirit, Shopee is launching a massive 8.8 National Day Sale* chock-full of unbeatable deals, discounts and offers not to be missed. Did someone say $0.80 KFC 2pcs Hot & Crispy Tenders? From 1 to Aug 9, show off your patriotism by supporting all things local – think daily $0.80 makan deals and group buy lobangs, all while supporting local businesses!
We’ve rounded up the best highlights to look out for this 8.8. Don’t say bojio!
1. Daily KFC deals from $0.80
Here’s something for the fried chicken enthusiasts: KFC fanatics can look forward to a slew of finger lickin' good deals on your favourite crispy delights. $0.80 for 2pcs Hot & Crispy Tenders (U.P. $3.15)**? Yes please! Cheese fries for just $1.80 (U.P. $4.40)**? Well, make that two.
For those who take your fried chicken seriously, you can even stand a chance to win $100 worth of KFC vouchers on Aug 3***. Sounds pretty irresistible to us—stay tuned to Shopee’s YouTube channel to find out how you can participate!
**Limited quantities daily.
2. Celebrate local cuisines (Aug 1-3)
It’s no secret that Singaporeans love food, and even more so when we can find delicious yet wallet-friendly eats to satisfy our cravings. To celebrate the nation’s 56th birthday, loyal foodies will be thrilled to know that you get to enjoy up to 56% off lip-smacking deals on your favourite local delights – whether you’re after some wholesome hawker fare, or hearty grub from well-loved eateries.
If you’re a fan of homemade bakes, you wouldn’t want to miss getting a taste of unique flavours such as this adorable DIY lion macarons set (from $19.90) by Annabella Patisserie, as well as this sumptuous gula pandan sponge cake ($16.90) by Bakers and Bakes.
Or if you prefer cooking up an Asian feast at home, Shopee Supermarket has all your grocery needs covered. The virtual marketplace is stocked with a huge array of fresh ingredients, kitchen essentials and recipe books to help you whip up authentic, traditional ethnic dishes.
Last but not least, what’s food without beer? You can now get a pack of Tiger Beer’s Orchid Brew at $67.90 (U.P. $70.20) – delivered straight to your doorstep just in time for your NDP party. This limited edition flavour is inspired by our national flower, vanda miss joaquim, and comes in specially designed packaging curated by local artist Tiffany Lovage. Let’s raise a toast!
3. #SupportLocal sale (Aug 1-3)
We’re big on supporting local businesses, so why not use this as an opportunity to give these homegrown brands some love? At the Makers’ Market Sale, you can shop for artisanal goods made by our very own creative community.
Here are some homegrown brands to check out:
Bettr Coffee Co.
A homegrown coffee establishment specialising in sustainably sourced coffee products, Bettr Coffee Co. believes in driving social initiatives that will change lives for the better. Getting a caffeine fix while doing good? Sign us up!
Local skincare brand Yours is dedicated to providing a range of multi-purpose products infused with potent superfood ingredients. Our pick? The Sunny Side Up Sunscreen Mist ($45), which is packed with clean ingredients such as buddleja and soliberine extracts to protect your skin without harming the environment.
When it comes to gaming hardware and accessories, Razer is no stranger to the scene. The BlackWidow Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is going at a steal for just $99 (U.P. $199.90)—and it’s perfect for the pro gamers. It comes with mechanical switches that deliver a fully tactile experience, and a rainbow backlight for late-night gaming.
That’s not all. There’s also tons of trendy local offerings up for grabs during the Local Sellers Spotlight Sale, going for as low as $0.88 and under. To get more bang for your buck, remember to claim the “Support Local” voucher which will entitle you to 8% off with a minimum spend of $20 (capped at $5).
And, be sure to camp out for flash sales that will be dropping at different time slots (12am, 10am, 12pm, 6pm, and 10pm) throughout the first three days. There’s bound to be something for you!
4. NDP exclusive picks (Aug 4)
There are plenty of ways to express your SG pride other than waving the national flag. If you’re one for dressing up to the occasion, keep a look out for limited $0.88 deals happening on Aug 4 where you can get your hands on exclusive NDP picks for the whole family. Be sure to snag ‘em at the flash timings below:
2pm – Mama Say Good! (Toys, Kids and Babies Sale)
6pm – National Day Kids Fashion (Kids Fashion)
8pm – Red and White Everything (Electronics)
10pm – Get Ready For NDP Fashion Picks (Fashion)
Now you’re all set for your mandatory NDP #OOTD!
5. Cashback spree up to 25% (Aug 5)
Another perk of using Shopee? Cashback!
A lineup of cashback deals awaits on Aug 5, spanning across multiple categories from electronics to home appliances, health and beauty to F&B. Shop from best-selling cashback items with up to 70% discount including Nintendo Switch Gen 2, Airbot Airism Series V7, Sapporo Beer and many more.
On top of that, you can also check out cashback deals that offer free shipping for your orders. This means the more you shop, the more you save!
6. Freebies and giveaways galore (Aug 6)
Giveaway alert! Be one of the first 150 customers to shop on Aug 6, and take home free curry puffs and chips courtesy of our street food staple Old Chang Kee, only at 12pm and 10pm. You can also get free Healthy Choice Go Healthy Supplements worth $60 when you purchase the Grenade Carb Killa® Protein Bar!
What’s more, users can look out for a wide selection of 1-for-1 deals such as Kanada-Ya 1 for 1 Kotteri Tonkotsu Ramen and Fresh HY Laundry Capsules 90pcs x 2 Boxes. Good things come in pairs, amirite?
7. Add to cart day! (Aug 7)
Itching to add to cart already? You can now pre-claim vouchers on Aug 7 to shop till your heart’s content on 8.8. On this day, Shopee will be going all out with a plethora of lowest priced deals, crazy flash sales, and an epic rush hour promotion up to 88% off.
Lastly, don’t forget to tune in for the National Day Party happening on Shopee Live at 8pm!
Ready to start shopping? We’ve got an exclusive promo for our SG readers: you can enjoy $7 off your purchase with a minimum spend of $15 with the promo code <SGM88NDP>
*Site will only be refreshed on Aug 1.