A warehouse sale is one where the retailer sells its leftover stock from the previous seasons or stocks they have too much of some products. You can expect up to 80% off the retail prices at such sales! However, prepare for crowds, products all over the place, limited sizes and long queues at cashiers. Some tips to survive them and emerge with the best bargains:
Tip 1: Timing is important
Getting there early or when the event starts ensure that you have the best selection out of all. The stock has not been messed up yet thus it is easier to find something you want or a size that you need. If you go on the last day, you may get better last-minute deals from the retailer to clear the last stocks, however, the selection will be much lesser of course.
Tip 2: Wear something light and body-fitting
There may not be fitting areas at some warehouse sales, or there may be long queues at the fitting rooms thus you may need to try on the clothing there and then. You can better gauge the correct size if you are wearing something light and body-fitting underneath. Also bring just a small bag with you so that you can hold many items on your arms at one time!
Tip 3: Go with a friend
For the popular sales, there may be long queues at the cashiers. A friend can help you queue while you shop and vice versa. A good friend's opinion will be important to prevent you from buying something that is not suitable for you just because it is such a bargain!
Tip 4: Bring Cash
Just in case they do not take credit cards and also to stay within your budget.
Tip 5: Have a clear shopping list in mind
The sales are so great that you may be tempted to buy more than what you need or want. Stop this by having a clear shopping list in mind.
With all these tips, you will be a seasoned warehouse sale shopper in no time. BQ lists the top regular warehouse sales in Singapore for you by categories so that you will not miss the next one! Bear in mind that, these warehouse sales are held in a regular time interval (annually, bi-annually or quarterly), by keeping track of these past warehouse sale, you should roughly be able to guess when they are coming back again, we Singaporeans always Kiasu and plan ahead one muh!
The Beauty Bazaar Warehouse Sale
50 Kallang Avenue #07-02 Singapore 339505
This warehouse sale happens up to twice a year and you can get up to 80% off beauty products and fragrances from major brands like SKII, Clarins and Calvin Klein. Checking the expiry dates of the products is key here as they are clearing stocks that may be expiring soon. You can check them by entering the batch codes here. Check out their last sale here.
Kanebo Warehouse Sale
UE Square, Unit 01-37, 83 Clemenceau Avenue, Singapore 239920
If we are to vote the most anticipated cosmetic warehouse sale event in Singapore, the Kanebo sale will definitely make it to the list. This bi-annual warehouse sale features from the company’s most prestigious brands including Lunasol, Blanchir Superior, Impress, RMK, to its drugstore bestseller Kate Cosmetics, ranging from eyeshadows palette, foundation, powder, lipstick, lip gloss, mascara, bb cream, concealer, to serum, toner lotion, moisturiser, cleanser, mask etc. Expect long queues before its door opens! Check out the past promotions at the last sale here.
Shiseido Bi-Annual Warehouse Sale
1 Grange Road Singapore 238693
This sale is always much anticipated with participating brands like Shiseido, cle de peau, ettusais, NARS, Shiseido Professional, Joico, Za, Majolica Majorca, Aqualabel, Senka and more. Check out their last sale here.
SPORTS APPAREL AND GEAR
Outdoor Life Warehouse Sale
TradeHub 21. Block 22, Boon Lay Way, #01-60. 28-29
If you love camping, hiking and the rugged outdoors look, head down to this twice-a-year warehouse sale where you can enjoy up to 80% off for packs, accessories and footwear for men, women and kids from North Face, Timberland, Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Five Fingers, Julbo and many other popular brands. Check out their last sale here.
Royal Sporting House Mega Sports Warehouse Sale
190 MacPherson Road, Wisma Gulab, Singapore 348548
Get up to 80% off sports brands such as Adidas, Nike and Reebok. Check out their last sale here.
Yonex Warehouse Sale
38E Jalan Pemimpin Singapore 577181 (Nearest MRT: Marymount)
If you are a badminton, tennis or golf enthusiast, you have to visit this warehouse sale happening up to twice a year. Based on our past year experience, the 3-day sale usually features a great range of Yonex Apparels, Badminton & Tennis racquets, bags, footwear and more at discount up to 80% off. Check out their last sale here.
KITCHENWARE AND APPLIANCES
Sia Huat Annual Warehouse Sale
Cornell Warehouse Sale
2 Leng Kee Road, Level 6 Thye Hong Centre
Get up to 90% off kitchenware from Cornell at this twice-a-year warehouse sale. Check out their last sale here.
Tefal Warehouse Sale
The Grassroot’s club, Level 3, Banquet Hall, 190 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Get up to 70% off Tefal kitchen appliances at this warehouse sale. Check out their last sale here.
Timberland Warehouse Sale
SAFRA Yishun Country Club, Main Lobby, 60 Yishun Ave 4, Singapore
Timberland is American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. Its footwear is marketed towards people intending outdoor and casual use. Besides footwear, Timberland's clothes, watches, glasses and leather goods are also very popular in the market because of its quality and brand awareness. If you are looking for a great bargain for Timberland products, don't miss this warehouse that happens 2 to 3 times a year. It is reported by BargainQueen readers that there are more men's selections than women's at the previous sale with prices around $40 for clothes and $70 for footwear.
Clarks Warehouse Sale
Shriro House, 11 Chang Charn Rd, #06-01, Singapore 159640 (Nearest MRT: Redhill)
Clarks shoes are all about comfort, but not lack of design and style, therefore, the brand is never short of supporters, especially in Singapore. The usual price range for a Clarks shoes/boots in Singapore is at around S$80 to S$180, if you think the range is out of your budget, and you really want to own a pair of it, head for the warehouse sale with up to 60% OFF original prices. Check out the last sale here.
Hush Puppies Warehouse Sale
12 Harper Road, Level 2 Sulisam Building (Nearest MRT: Tai Seng)
Get up to 80% OFF Hush Puppies footwear, bags, and bed & bath items at this warehouse sale. Check out the last one here.
Lacoste Warehouse Sale
190 MacPherson Road, Wisma Gulab, Singapore 348548
Fresh, contemporary, classic are the key words that come to mind when one looks at Lacoste and its quality apparel, footwear and accessories. Get up to 75% off Lacoste items at their warehouse sale by Royal Sporting House. Check out the last sale here.
FitFlop Singapore Warehouse Sale
FitFlop is known for comfy yet stylish footwear for ladies. Spirit Sports is the distributor for FitFlop shoes in Singapore and they hold a warehouse sale once in a while for FitFlop shoes. The sale is only strictly by appointment only, meaning you have to register your preferred day and time to this email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Cash Sales Only. Check out the last sale here.
Converse Warehouse Sale
Atlantic Sports Pte Ltd 27 Harrison Road (Nearest MRT: Tai Seng)
Converse fans will love this much anticipated warehouse sale from the popular canvas shoe company. Be sure to head down early to find all your favourite styles at clearance prices. And as usual at this annual affair, sizes and stocks are on first-come-first-serve basis. Check out the last sale here.
Hwee Seng Annual Warehouse Sale
81 Genting Lane, #02-02, Everich Industrial Building, Singapore 349566
Discounts as much as 75% from big brand names such as Beats by Dr. Dre, Onkyo, VMODA, Monster, SOL REPUBLIC and more. Audio products on sale include AV receivers, headphones, docking systems and speakers. Check out the previous sale here.
OSIM Warehouse Sale
65 Ubi Ave 1, Singapore 408939
The sale features Display sets clearance going at up to 60% off and 70% off products. Check out the last sale here.
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