SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 August 2018 - SINGAPORE - MedFollowing the first successful GST-Absorbed
Day on 7 July 2018, close to120 brands will participate in the 8 August GST-Absorbed Day. Notable
participating retailers include Robinsons, Aspial-Lee Hwa Jewellery, Eu Yan
Sang, Monica Vinader, Harvey Norman,
Topshop, Crocs, Singtel, OSIMand more.
Make it a family fun escapade with one-for-one
promotion at Wild Wild Wet. All these are available via eCoupons on the GoSpree
app, and if you see an eCoupon that you think your friend or family member
might like, you can now eGift it to
them via SMS or WhatsApp.
Organised by Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) and
supported by UnionPay -- the Official Payment Brand of GSS 2018 as well as the
Singapore Tourism Board (STB), these initiatives were designed to continue delivering
buzz to the Singapore retail scene during The Great Singapore Sale (GSS) 2018.
SRA President Mr R Dhinakaran said: "As we get closer
to the end of GSS 2018, we hope shoppers would continue to hunt for promotions
and discounts being offered and not miss out on last minute deals made
especially more attractive on the 8 August GST Absorbed Day."
Shoppers can look out for the GST Absorbed Day decal in
participating stores island-wide and grab their GSS deals, GST-free.
It will also be the last two weekends where GoSpree
rovers and mascot will roam Orchard Road, displaying QR codes full of treats.
Be sure to catch them on 4-5 and 11-12 August, and stand to win over $8,000
worth of instant prizes every weekend.
SRA's mobile app which brings retail and service stores, shopping malls, dining
outlets, attractions, leisure activities and hotels located island-wide all
'under one App'. GoSpree users can browse for value-for-money deals and
exclusive offers to enjoy savings in the form of 'eCoupons' which can be
downloaded directly from their smartphone devices for redemption at designated
stores -- thereby helping to drive footfalls and spending whole year round. From
8 June 2018, GoSpree users will enjoy an improved user interface for a better
'online' shopping experience including new App features such as Geofencing,
eGifting. For merchants, the use of QR Codes will make the invalidation of eCoupons
easier, and facilitate reconciliation and reporting by individual outlets.
by end 2018
- Corporate Deals -- Companies can use GoSpree as a convenient and
cost saving platform for the issuance of company rewards to staff, e.g.
shopping/dining vouchers and/or designated products directly to their
smartphone device for redemption at designated stores/malls
- Payment -- Enable the GoSpree App with payment gateway so that
GoSpree users can purchase shopping/dining vouchers offered by retailers directly
on their smartphone device for future redemption
- eTickets -- GoSpree users can also purchase tickets to events and
shows 'online on GoSpree'
- GoSpree Retailer App -- so that 'special offers' and 'flash deals'
can be developed on the shop floor or 'on the fly' in response to competition
and shoppers' demand.