Online Shopping in Asia: 7 Dates to Look Out for

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Online Shopping in Asia: 7 Dates to Look Out for
Online Shopping in Asia: 7 Dates to Look Out for

Online shopping events are becoming more and more popular amongst the shoppers, especially in Singapore. Lazada, Amazon, Taobao are just among the few that are household names to our shopping vocabulary.


We have compiled a collection of 6 important online shopping dates in Asia for you to mark your calendar and get your items on sales every time!




Shopee is a Singaporean e-commerce platform founded in 2009 and later expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines. As a social-first, mobile-centric marketplace where users can browse, shop and sell on the go, Shopee makes online shopping easy for both sellers and buyers.

Powered by homegrown IT retailer in Singapore, Challenger, is the only tech-focused shopping website in Singapore offering up to 1.5% daily rebate. Shop over 50,000 brand-new products from well-loved brands like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and more at



LightInTheBox is an international online retail company that provide customers a convenient way to shop for a wide variety of lifestyle products in multiple language. It offers products in the three core categories of apparel, small accessories and gadgets and home and garden.



Lazada Group is an international e-commerce company owned by Alibaba Group with sites operating in multiple countries. Launched in 2012, Lazada is the number-one online shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia – present in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. From beauty, fashion, and consumer electronics to household goods, toys, sports equipment and groceries, Lazada offers the widest range of products with 300 SKUs available.



Zalora Group is fast growing online fashion retailer in Asia. Zalora’s localised sites ensure that fashion is tailored to the tastes of the different countries and adapted to their preferences with 30,000 products online and hundreds of new items being added every week.



Shopback is a cashback reward program available across Asia Pacific with over 5 million members on its platform like Taobao, Lazada, Expedia and more. Besides allowing their shoppers to take a portion of their cash back when they make a purchase, they also provide discount coupons, voucher codes, and even comparison features for online shopping, travel booking and food delivery.



Taobao is a Chinese online shopping website owned by Alibaba. It is the world’s biggest e-commerce website. Taobao Marketplace facilitates consumer-to-consumer (C2C) retail by providing a platform for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs to open online stores that mainly cater to consumers in Chinese-speaking regions (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and abroad.


Amazon is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. The company initially started as an online marketplace for books but later expanded to sell electronics, software, video games, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry.



Aliexpress is an online retail service based in China owned by Alibaba Group. It facilitates small businesses to sell to customers all over the world. Different from Amazon, Aliexpress only acts as an e-commerce platform and does not sell products directly to customers. Instead, they connect the sellers directly to the buyers.



eBay is an American multinational e-commerce corporation based in California. The company manages the eBay website, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a wide variety of goods and services worldwide.



Qoo10 is a Southeast Asian e-commerce platform, formerly known as GMarket, headquartered in Singapore. It operates localized online marketplaces across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, and Hong Kong, and on one international online marketplace. Qoo10 provides a powerful online marketplace platform that allows its buyers enjoy highly secure and convenient shopping experience for women’s fashion, beauty & diet, digital & mobile and more.

Jasmine Ng Posted by Jasmine Ng

Jasmine Ng is a keen learner and a Digital Marketer, and always excited to share news and tips about what's new in the market!

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