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The annual great Singapore sales (the GSS) officially started last Friday (June 3) and this time round, the sale period will run for a grand total of 10 weeks — up from eight for the last 12 years. 

I know you ladies are obsessed with shopping but shopaholics, hold your horses. Before you get your purses ready, it’s important to make sure that you have all the shopping news (deals, sales and promotions) at hand before committing to your purchases. 

Here at herworldPLUS, while we believe that we should never give up on a good deal, money should also be spent wisely. To make things easier, we’ve decided to put together a weekly list of the best deals to check out. ​

1. Download the app, spend and be rewarded at ION Orchard 
ION Orchard has rolled out its mobile application for over 30 brands spanning beauty, fashion, food and lifestyle including Fresh, Laneige and Kiehl’s, Victoria’s Secret and Rabeanco, amongst other brands. 

Download the app and keep a lookout for the tab “ION Holideals”. You can easily access these GSS deals while on-the-go by downloading the free ION Orchard app and redeem the offers directly at the participating outlets. Also, from June 3 to July 31, you get to redeem cash shopping vouchers if you hit the minimum amount spent. Full details available here.

2. Pampering treats at Scotts Square
Are you all about spas, luxurious footwear and getting the queen’s treatment? Be sure to head down to Scotts Square. With $300 spent in up to three same-day receipts, you will receive a $20 Pedder On Scotts voucher. You can use it on a wide array of fashionable footwear, great handbags, and luxe accessories. 

Plus, if you are a UOB Lady’s cardmember will receive an additional $10 Scotts Square gift voucher on top of that. For those of you who want to refresh your beauty routine and rev up your look with, spend $1000 and you are entitled to a free Skin Inc. Get Glowin Set worth $132. 

To top it off, if you are a Scotts Square Scarlet Rewards member, you will receive double reward points when you shop or dine at Scotts Square between Sundays and Thursdays. Full details available here.

3. Stretch your dollar at Muji 
If you have been eyeing all those handy organisational drawers, coloured pens or some cute striped t-shirts, now is the time to swoop them up. For Muji members, you get to enjoy two times the Muji dollars during this promotion period. June babies, you get to receive three times worth of Muji dollars. This sale started on June 3, and will be ongoing until June 12. 

If you are not a member yet, simply spend $100 in a single receipt to qualify. If you shop online, you get to enjoy $100 off with minimum $100 spent, check out your shopping cart with coupon code: ‘MJONLINE10’.

4. Shop & Win campaign by Singapore Press Holdings
This campaign, in conjunction with the Great Singapore Sales has a record whopping $320,000 worth of prizes up for grabs!

All you need to do is to spend a minimum of $30 in a single receipt at any of SPH’s participating outlets to stand a chance at winning cars, lifestyle products, home appliances, air tickets, vouchers, cash and more prizes. If you have a UnionPay card, charge your purchases on it and you get to double your chances of winning. Text in your entries by midnight, and you will be eligible for seven weekly draws, a bonus draw on 15 Aug and a grand draw.

Lo and behold, the key highlights of the grand draws include the latest Subaru XV 1.6i-S, Nissan Sylphy 1.8L, EVA air tickets to U.S. or Canada, WINBOT window cleaning robots as well as Harvey Norman shopping vouchers! Full details available here.