What is Singles’ Day?

Singles’ Day was first introduced by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. It is one of the biggest shopping events of the year in China, similar to Black Friday or Cyber Monday in North America. The holiday has been winning over the hearts of shoppers all over the globe with incredible sales at online retailers from anywhere in the world. The sales happen on November 11 every year and a lot of them expire at midnight.
It is a true shopping festival for you, because no one takes care of you better than yourself. Shop your heart away in this one-day shopping extravaganza.

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Celebrate Yourself This Singles’ Day

Use PayPal for quick and simple online shopping. With our Purchase Protection and Return Shipping on Us for eligible purchases, you can rely on us this Singles’ Day just as much as you rely on yourself. Treat yourself online this year and find the perfect Singles’ Day gifts.

Best Buy

best-buy You may find Singles’ Day ideas at Best Buy this year, in which case we recommend you explore their video game selection. No better way to celebrate alone time than to indulge yourself in a captivating story experience.

Hudson’s Bay

Hudson BayWhat is Singles’ Day without a little clothes shopping? Head to Hudson’s Bay and find yourself an entire outfit that speaks to your personality.


SephoraWhat better way to pamper yourself than by filling your cart with the latest beauty supplies on the Sephora website. Explore different cosmetics and creams, and figure out what works for you. After all, it’s important to impress yourself before anyone else.

Google Play

Google PlayA great way to celebrate Singles’ Day is by exploring the Google Play store. Shop on your smart phone or tablet for apps, music, or even cozy up and purchase a recently released movie.


IndigoThis Singles’ Day upgrade your at-home library with must-have books. From cooking to business, wellness to science, history to the stories that inspire, you’re bound to find the perfect book to enjoy.

The Gift ThatCan’t Go Wrong

Not all gifts are found in stores. If your ideal Singles’ Day gift can only be found through a friend or family member, don’t fret; now you can pay them without any hassle. With PayPal, you can send money to just about anyone using their email address or mobile number. Plus, it’s free to send money to friends or family within Canada from your PayPal balance or linked bank account. If your friend or family member doesn’t have a PayPal account, they can easily open one for free. Send Money Now


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