Shopee Celebrates Record-Breaking 12.12 with 12 million Items Sold within the first 24 Minutes

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia
and Taiwan, wraps up the year-end shopping season with a record-breaking 12.12. On
December 12, 12 million items were sold in the first 24 minutes and at its peak, one million
items were bought in a single minute.

Martin Yu, Director at Shopee Philippines, said, “We are humbled to end the year on a high
note with a groundbreaking 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. Given the unprecedented year that 2020
has been, we wanted this to be a special day not just for Shopee, but for the people we serve.
E-commerce has become of increasing importance in our lives. It has evolved beyond a
platform to access basic needs to one that connects people and businesses. We are glad to
celebrate the past five years with our users, sellers, and brand partners and are truly excited
about what’s to come."

Shopee ushered in the festive season with fun and convenience

Users joined Shopee every day for four weeks of fun and entertainment leading up to December
12, where they shopped for over 2 billion products. Consumers also spent more time on
Shopee’s in-app games and features.

● 450 million views were recorded on Shopee Live across the entire 12.12
● Shopee’s in-app games were played a record of 2.7 billion times
● Two of Shopee’s newest games, Shopee Bubble and Shopee Candy, were big hits with
a total of 28 million hours played

The surge in shopping activity was also met with the increasing adoption of digital payments.
Users enjoyed the convenience of ShopeePay, with orders paid via the mobile wallet surging 18

12.12 Big Christmas Sale in the Philippines:

In the Philippines, Filipinos enjoyed a constant stream of deals on December 12, supported by
Shopee’s robust ecosystem.

Filipinos shopped for their home and entertainment needs with Home & Living, Mobile
Accessories, and Fashion emerging as the best-selling product categories.

● Home & Living: Consumers took the time to revamp their homes, with 1.5 million home
decor products such as curtains, wallpapers, and 3D wall stickers sold.
● Mobile Accessories: Smartphone accessories were a big priority as people geared up
for the festive season. A total of one million smartphone accessories were sold, with
phone cases, phone covers, and power banks being the most popular.
● Fashion: There was a strong demand for fashion products, with 1.6 million tops sold.
More Filipinos also focused on fitness with over 57,000 sports bras sold.

Powered by the surge in shopping activity, sales peaked for local businesses on Shopee. One
top seller recorded more than 75,000 orders within 24 hours on December 12.

Yu closed, “We are extremely grateful for the unwavering support that our users, sellers, and
brand partners have shown us. As we look ahead, we will continue meeting the needs of our
local communities; making online shopping accessible, easy, and enjoyable for users; and
helping businesses realize the growth opportunities for e-commerce in the region. We look
forward to continuing creating new experiences and value for everyone in 2021.”

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