Singles' Day 2020: What is it and where are the best deals in Canada?

Alyssa Tria
·Shopping Editor
·3 min read

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Singles' Day 2020: The biggest global shopping event of the year
Singles' Day 2020: The biggest global shopping event of the year

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With the number “1” resembling an individual who is alone, Nov. 11 (11/11) is worldly popularized as Single’s Day, China’s commercialized holiday to celebrate the pride in being single.

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Putting Valentine’s Day, Boxing Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday to shame, e-commerce giant Alibaba’s 2019 sales activity reports USD 38.4 billion, surpassing the previous year’s haul by 23 per cent — that’s more than 2.5 times the U.S. sales of last year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, making Singles’ Day the largest online shopping event in the world.

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We've rounded up the tops brands and retailers that are celebrating Singles’ Day 2020 in Canada with limited-time discounts and offers. Because what better way to embrace your independence than being able to treat yo’ self?

Alibaba

Save up to 70% off for their Global Shopping Festival from Nov. 11 to 12.

Holt Renfrew

Take 11 per cent off select regular-priced beauty, jewellery and watches and 22 per cent off select regular-priced outerwear, leather goods and footwear.

Harvey Nichols

Save up to 11 per cent off fashion purchases and 22 per cent off orders over $800 with code SINGLESDAYHN now through Nov.14.

SkinStore

Knock 25 per cent off select items with code SINGLES now through Nov. 13.

ASOS

Singles Day Flash Sale with 20 per cent off everything sitewide. Use the promo code ‘ASOS4EVA

Coach Outlet

Take $11 off orders of $111 and more!

Lovehoney

Take 10% off everything sitewide with the code ‘SINGLES’.

Lancome

Save up to 30 per cent off with the code ‘SINGLESDAY’. Buy more and save more!

Alo Yoga

Save up to 70 per cent off new drops and sale items by taking an additional 20 per cent off with the promo code 1111.

ZAFUL

Everything is on sale with deals starting at just $0.99!

Net A Porter

Enjoy 22% off* select Singles’ Day picks with the code SINGLES22 at checkout.

The Outnet

Get an extra 22 per cent off designer clothing with code SINGLES22 — offer ends Nov. 11.

Bareminerals

Take 20% off everything site-wide with the promo code SINGLES20.

BOOHOO

Score 60 per cent off everything with the promo code SINGLE.

Pretty Little Thing

Enjoy 25 per cent off everything site-wide with the code JUST4ME — Hurry, this sale is live for only 24 hours!

Coast

Take 60 per cent off almost everything!

Levi’s

Take off 40 per cent everything and enjoy free shipping with the code SOLO at checkout.

Uniqlo

Enjoy a bunch of Singles Day online exclusives on outerwear, heat tech, basics, sweaters, accessories and so much more.

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