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Sunday, September 30, 2012

I started buying stuff like books and health supplements online only recently. The convenience and savings, especially with a strong Singapore Dollar, help to make online shopping a growing phenomenon here.

You know those mega sales at the Singapore Expo by John Little or Harvey Norman? This reminds me of a mega sale except that we don't have to be in a crowded and noisy location, rummaging through baskets of bargains with everyone else and, then, joining a super long queue to make payment!

Happy shopping in the comfort of your own home!


FoodieFC said...

thanks for this post! Did not know that its so cheap!

AK71 said...

Hi FoodieFC,

Neither did I!

I paid $10 for a silicone protection shell for my Samsung Galaxy Ace at Jurong Point! :(

Sanye ◎ 三页 said...

I have been doing online shopping for quite sometimes. Besides foodstuff and medicine, I will source the things I need online first, ranging from underwear to capo and tuner for my guitar.

Thanks for the info. I will check this site for my next purchase.

AK71 said...

Hi Sanye,

My shopping style is definitely outdated. I now believe the news that online shopping is growing rapidly.

Certain businesses in the retail industry with physical shops in the malls could really suffer.

Unknown said...

thanks AK! wow looks cool, all kinds of stuff. but how's the quality? i'll try it out too... really cheap and good looking iphone case.

AK71 said...

Hi Ling,

You are welcome! I like to accept advertisements for products and services which I think readers will find interesting or useful.

A friend bought several silicone cases for the iPad from them. It comes in many colors! He kept two and the rest, he gave away to his family. Apparently, these are easily S$40 a piece in the shops!

If you think it appropriate, share this blog post with your friends and family. Thank you. :)

SnOOpy168 said...

4 SIM card phone. Wah...the user must be very busy on all lines. One for work, one for the wife & kids, one for the ladies-friends and another for the boys only. heheheheh

AK71 said...

Hi SnOOpy168,

It shows how fast the Chinese are catching up and how inexpensive they are!

The old way of doing business is crumbling with the Chinese factories and resellers selling directly to consumers.

Importers and foreign retailers will feel the heat.

SCG8866T said...

Hi AK7 you live around Jurong Point too?

AK71 said...

Hi Hayden,

Not at all. On a good day, it takes me 20 minutes to drive there from home.

Anonymous said...

what sort of health supplements do you usually take?

And where do you buy them?

AK71 said...

Hi SC,

I have a blog post on this:

My diet and dietary supplments.

hunter said...

Hi AK,

how long did it take for your shipment to arrive?

AK71 said...

Hi hunter,

About 2 to 3 weeks max. There is an option to pay for shipping to speed things up but if there is no urgency, I'd opt for free shipping. :)

hunter said...

Thanks AK.

Thai Amulets said...

now taobao ships directly to your door step..if item not received u can collect it from the nearest 24hrs box by singpost (forgot what the box is called). of course u may use other sg merchant to ship on your behalf. q0010 also have many great deals :)

C wong said...


Do you know which SG online trading platform is cheap and good? Thanks


AK71 said...

Hi CL,

I am a stick in the mud when it comes to this. ;p

I have stuck to the same brokers forever.

Local names which have been around for a long time.

I know there are cheaper options.

However, I don't trade often and would not benefit much from lower commissions.

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