Reading Time: 2 minutes\u201cGSS just another sale lah. Nothing special.\u201dBeen hearing this lately?But this year, to rebrand and revive our Great Singapore Sale, there have been a couple of changes. We\u2019ve got more discounts, a brand new App, a historic LONG sale period and more.Curious to find out? Check out the updates with us!\u200dNew Sales PeriodEven Longer. Even Better. Even Cheaper.Photo Credit: Singapore Retailers AssociationDid you know the first Great Singapore Sale back in 1994 was held for only a month? But to please all our inner shoppaholics, the Great Singapore Sale has been extended to an ALL TIME LONGEST PERIOD!!!Get ready your most comfortable walking shoes! But don\u2019t worry if you don\u2019t have a pair, you can just buy a new pair this GSS anyway \ud83d\ude09\u200dThe Launch EventStarting GSS with a bang.Photo Credit: WikipediaThis year, the Great Singapore Sale will have a launch event at Paragon Mall on 9th June (Friday) starting from 4pm all the way to 8pm. Not only do we get to celebrate the start of our shopping frenzy with DJs Glenn Ong and The Flying Dutchman, we also get free shopping vouchers so keep your eyes peeled for freebies to snag! That\u2019s not all. You can still hunt down the roving talents around Orchard Road and scan the QR Codes on their outfits to get eCoupons. MORE FREE MONEY!p.s. Don\u2019t forget to grab your free popcorn and candy floss!Roving EventsWhat\u2019s better than freebies? Freebies that move around! Roving (roaming) entertainers will be on the move to give you special discounts and offers!Photo Credits: Thousand WondersDon\u2019t worry if you can\u2019t make the launch event. We\u2019ve got two more chances for you to get your hands on them juicy eCoupons. Just head down to Marina Bay on 1st July (Saturday) or Bugis on 22nd July (Saturday) and hunt down the talents wearing the QR codes!(Note: You\u2019ll need to download GoSpree to use these coupons, so download the app before you start your shopping frenzy!)\u200dFree Mobile App \u2013 GoSpreeJust in. The official GSS mobile application for 2017!Photo Credit: Great Singapore SaleIt\u2019s time for a spree with GoSpree! The app gives eCoupons, has a directory of participating retailers and even flashes deal alerts to nearby shoppers. You\u2019ll get to know what\u2019s near you even if you just walk past.You\u2019ll never miss a deal again.\u200dUnionPay PartnershipThe official card for the Great Singapore Sale 2017.Photo Credit: WikipediaUnionPay cardholders can look forward to exclusive deals and rewards from brands like Bath & Body Works, Kate Spade, Michael Kors and Victoria\u2019s Secret! If you\u2019ve been thinking about making a card, hesitate no more and make the most out of GSS2017!That\u2019s it for updates. For now. Stay tuned for our next post about WHERE to go this GSS for the best deals!