Over the past two decades, e-commerce platforms like Shopee have steadily replaced traditional brick-and-mortar stores to become the retail channel of choice for many people. Today, online shopping is central to the modern urban lifestyle for groceries or luxury products alike. It has also proven to be an indispensable help, especially with the recent social distancing measures that have been put in place to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
Understanding the underlying reasons for the shift in consumption patterns towards e-commerce is easy enough. E-commerce platforms can, after all, offer a wider range of products at more competitive prices, with the convenience of shopping anytime and anywhere to boot. Comparison shopping, detailed reviews, transaction records, and easy returns are just some of the other advantages of buying online.
Shopee prides itself on listening to the specific online shopping needs of its customers in the region, and have turned this into well-executed localised campaigns such as the upcoming Shop From Home campaign. By stripping away shipping fees and guaranteeing the lowest prices on selected brands and products from its Million $ Discount collection, the online retailer is taking things a step further to bring the best deals to all shoppers during this period.
The Shopee advantage
Not all e-commerce platforms are equally adept at providing a seamless, hassle-free experience with the best prices. Among the myriad options available, Shopee stands out thanks to its careful curation of brand partners and unbeatable deals. The former is something that Shopee has been working on for some time, and it shows. Just have a quick browse of the brands – and products – that are available on Shopee. You’ll see that mid- to upper-tier brands are well-represented on the platform, with product lines to match. Need a new laptop? Options abound from basic ones starting well below a thousand dollars to high-end gaming devices priced at several times that. The same can be said for other categories from men’s grooming products to fashion apparel and accessories.
As for prices, you’ll find that Shopee’s deals are second to none. Whether you’re a min-maxer who’s gunning for maximum cashback and discounts, or the casual shopper who just needs a new shaver to replace a worn-out one, there’re always ongoing bargains to sweeten every purchase.
Unsure of where to start? There’s never a bad time to. Shopee is running its Shopee 3.3 – 4.4 Men’s Sale campaign from 3 March to 4 April, with the Mega Million $ Discount Sale taking place simultaneously from 24 March to 27 March to offer free shipping and specially picked brands and products such as Dyson, Samsung, and SK-ll at their lowest prices – guaranteed. A one-day Men’s Fashion Sale will also take place on 30 March. If these are not enough, there’re numerous other deals that are running at any time. Here are three highlights.
Flash vouchers from 24 March to 26 March
Cashback vouchers will be released three times a day at midnight, noon, and 10pm. These vouchers have been upsized to 15 per cent (capped at $12) with no minimum spend, essentially giving you an equivalent discount on the products you buy.
Spike Day on 27 March
On the final day of the Mega Million $ Discount Sale, cash vouchers offering up to $40 off will be available all day alongside 10% cashback vouchers with no minimum spend.
Limited Time Deals on 30 March
From midnight to noon, three different brands will be offering attractive discounts. Timberland, for instance, is offering up to 60 per cent off its products, with an additional 20 per cent off with a minimum spend of $100 (use code TIMB20OFF). Three other brands including Levi’s will offer their own deals subsequently, from noon until midnight.
For AUGUSTMAN readers…
There’s something special for AUGUSTMAN readers too. From now until 21 September 2020, all new Shopee customers can enjoy a $7 off their first minimum purchase of $15, using the code MS20AM.