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Daiso Singapore Hot

 
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#03-48/50 IMM Building 2 Jurong East Street 21 Singapore 609601
 
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Daiso is the largest franchise of 100-yen shops in Japan owned by Daiso Sangyo Corp. With its establishment in Singapore, everything is priced at only $2 - ranging from lots of household items, toys, daily necessities to fashion accessories that are sure to fit within your budget.

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10am - 10pm
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Every time I walk into Daiso with the intention of purchasing some household necessity, I walk out with a shopping bag (no, not the disposable Daiso shopping bag, I carry my own ecologically friendly tote and I wish more people in Singapore would do the same - you people just don't seem to care, and it hurts me so it does) full of Hello Kitty innovations. There is something about pink glittery plastic objects that scream "BUY ME!". Yes, it is not very ecological to buy pink glittery plastic items of dubious usefulness but I am, after all, only human.

It is very auntie to shop at Daiso but I just can't seem to help myself! Daiso the two dollar shop is to retail what instant noodles is to food - oh so tasty empty calories.

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70%
jeremy Reviewed by jeremy on October 18, 2012
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"Two Dollar 'Ho"

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Every time I walk into Daiso with the intention of purchasing some household necessity, I walk out with a shopping bag (no, not the disposable Daiso shopping bag, I carry my own ecologically friendly tote and I wish more people in Singapore would do the same - you people just don't seem to care, and it hurts me so it does) full of Hello Kitty innovations. There is something about pink glittery plastic objects that scream "BUY ME!". Yes, it is not very ecological to buy pink glittery plastic items of dubious usefulness but I am, after all, only human.

It is very auntie to shop at Daiso but I just can't seem to help myself! Daiso the two dollar shop is to retail what instant noodles is to food - oh so tasty empty calories.

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10
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It comes in pink
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Ion Orchard
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Daiso is my favorite neighborhood store. Whenever I am looking for something, from paperweights and file holders to gift boxes and baking needs, Daiso is the place to go! The best things about Daiso is how affordable everything is! It's only $2.

Compared with Muji, which another one of my favorite stores to frequent, Daiso offers a range of products that are cheap and easy to find. Don't be misled by the prices though! All the products that I have bought from Daiso are of good quality, and they have served me extremely well up till now!

However, one word of caution I would advise to bakers who shop in Daiso. Although cheap, Daiso's baking utensils are not the best of quality. If you're looking to go into professional or more advanced baking, I would recommend other places like Phoon Huat. On the bright side, if you're always looking for a beautiful gift box or flower pot, Daiso's definitely a wonderful place to visit, especially with their wide selection to choose from!
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70%
prancingtongues Reviewed by prancingtongues on April 03, 2014
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"Better than what you can bargain for "

Daiso is my favorite neighborhood store. Whenever I am looking for something, from paperweights and file holders to gift boxes and baking needs, Daiso is the place to go! The best things about Daiso is how affordable everything is! It's only $2.

Compared with Muji, which another one of my favorite stores to frequent, Daiso offers a range of products that are cheap and easy to find. Don't be misled by the prices though! All the products that I have bought from Daiso are of good quality, and they have served me extremely well up till now!

However, one word of caution I would advise to bakers who shop in Daiso. Although cheap, Daiso's baking utensils are not the best of quality. If you're looking to go into professional or more advanced baking, I would recommend other places like Phoon Huat. On the bright side, if you're always looking for a beautiful gift box or flower pot, Daiso's definitely a wonderful place to visit, especially with their wide selection to choose from!

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What do you think of when you hear Daiso? "Two dollars sale!".

Daiso brings cheap thrills to a whole new level. Occasionally, I engage myself in scouring the shelves filled with knickknacks like a typical bargain hunter.

This Japanese galore offers a wide range of products - kitchenware, toiletries, food, stationery etc. Basically you can find almost everything from a supermarket in Daiso, and they are priced at two dollars!

It is nice to walk around and check out the products in Daiso as well. I would strongly recommend those who have never been Daiso to take a look.
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80%
sherryyap Reviewed by sherryyap on February 28, 2014
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"Bringing cheap thrills to a new level"

What do you think of when you hear Daiso? "Two dollars sale!".

Daiso brings cheap thrills to a whole new level. Occasionally, I engage myself in scouring the shelves filled with knickknacks like a typical bargain hunter.

This Japanese galore offers a wide range of products - kitchenware, toiletries, food, stationery etc. Basically you can find almost everything from a supermarket in Daiso, and they are priced at two dollars!

It is nice to walk around and check out the products in Daiso as well. I would strongly recommend those who have never been Daiso to take a look.

Last updated: March 03, 2014

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I absolutely love Daiso. It's the place to go if you're running low on cash and need to get a gift for someone, or simply need some household items. The fact that every single item is $2 makes it super worth it. Although I question the quality of Daiso items sometimes, there is no denying that it is probably the best value store in Singapore.

I think if you visit Daiso, you must be fully aware of what is worth more than $2 and what is not. For example, if you're buying a ruler, don't get it from Daiso! You'll obviously find cheaper rulers elsewhere. But if you're looking to buy baskets and boxes, Daiso is the place to go. I personally love frequenting Daiso to buy gift boxes. I love that they have a variety of designs and c'mon, $2 for gift boxes is a steal!

I also love going to Daiso during Halloween and they'll have loads of Halloween-themed items. One thing that I dislike about Daiso is that a long queue can form at any time and it's super squeey in most of the Daiso outlets I've been to. Nonetheless, Daiso is the best value store and I really hope they open more outlets soon, especially one closer to my house.
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80%
Adila Shahrin Reviewed by Google Plus Image Adila Shahrin on February 18, 2014
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"$2 goodness"

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I absolutely love Daiso. It's the place to go if you're running low on cash and need to get a gift for someone, or simply need some household items. The fact that every single item is $2 makes it super worth it. Although I question the quality of Daiso items sometimes, there is no denying that it is probably the best value store in Singapore.

I think if you visit Daiso, you must be fully aware of what is worth more than $2 and what is not. For example, if you're buying a ruler, don't get it from Daiso! You'll obviously find cheaper rulers elsewhere. But if you're looking to buy baskets and boxes, Daiso is the place to go. I personally love frequenting Daiso to buy gift boxes. I love that they have a variety of designs and c'mon, $2 for gift boxes is a steal!

I also love going to Daiso during Halloween and they'll have loads of Halloween-themed items. One thing that I dislike about Daiso is that a long queue can form at any time and it's super squeey in most of the Daiso outlets I've been to. Nonetheless, Daiso is the best value store and I really hope they open more outlets soon, especially one closer to my house.

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To me, Diaso is more of a new and improved “Value store”. Why would I say that? Well, back in the past, before Daiso was formed, there was this store called “The Value store” where everything in it was sold for a dollar. Like Daiso, it had varieties of merchandise available at low cost. However, unlike Daiso it’s more cluttered and unorganized.

Soon after discovering that gem, it closed down. However, almost immediately, the Daiso trend started to blossom and everyone flocked to it; including me.

I do indeed find Daiso a convenient place where you can get almost all your necessities for an economical price of $2 per item. As they say, if you are looking for something low priced, try Daiso.
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70%
Shi Hui Reviewed by Google Plus Image Shi Hui on December 19, 2013
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"A new and improved Value store"

To me, Diaso is more of a new and improved “Value store”. Why would I say that? Well, back in the past, before Daiso was formed, there was this store called “The Value store” where everything in it was sold for a dollar. Like Daiso, it had varieties of merchandise available at low cost. However, unlike Daiso it’s more cluttered and unorganized.

Soon after discovering that gem, it closed down. However, almost immediately, the Daiso trend started to blossom and everyone flocked to it; including me.

I do indeed find Daiso a convenient place where you can get almost all your necessities for an economical price of $2 per item. As they say, if you are looking for something low priced, try Daiso.

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That is $2, this is $2, EVERYTHING is $2!
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Walking into Daiso with a list of things needed, I would always end up getting more than those listed. Who can ever resist, entering a one-stop-shop for affordable items, and not wanting to empty the shelves. Similar to a department store, Daiso has products ranging from household products, make-up, pet toys, stationeries, food and many more. The best thing about the store is that everything costs $2. If that is not the best thing about shopping there, I don’t know what is.

Of course, you do have to keep in mind; value for money. Normally when shopping there, I get the more ”valuable” items such as ceramic knick knacks, baking items and arts-and-crafts. However, I tend to stay clear from the makeup section due to a past bad experience of breakouts. Daiso is definitely catered to everyone from all walks of life. So, Happy Treasure Hunting!
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80%
liyanahayat Reviewed by liyanahayat on December 17, 2013
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"Treaure Hunting"

Walking into Daiso with a list of things needed, I would always end up getting more than those listed. Who can ever resist, entering a one-stop-shop for affordable items, and not wanting to empty the shelves. Similar to a department store, Daiso has products ranging from household products, make-up, pet toys, stationeries, food and many more. The best thing about the store is that everything costs $2. If that is not the best thing about shopping there, I don’t know what is.

Of course, you do have to keep in mind; value for money. Normally when shopping there, I get the more ”valuable” items such as ceramic knick knacks, baking items and arts-and-crafts. However, I tend to stay clear from the makeup section due to a past bad experience of breakouts. Daiso is definitely catered to everyone from all walks of life. So, Happy Treasure Hunting!

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The best part about Daiso has got to be the food. The caramel corn is extremely good and it's pretty cheap considering how much actually comes in one packet.

The outlet at IMM probably has the widest variety of flavours of caramel corn. My friend and I were in there once and I was drawn to the packet in green for some reason and I really wanted it but I had no idea what it was,because the packaging was in Japanese. After some consideration, I bought it and it turned out to be matcha. It was really good and not too overpowering with the bitter taste of green tea, creating a good balance between the sweet caramel, and bitter tea taste. It's also cheaper in comparison to Japanese markets, where they sell them for $2.50. $0.50 might not seem like a lot, but when you buy 10 packets like I do, it adds up to a significant amount for crisps.
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100%
Aditi Rane Reviewed by Aditi Rane on November 30, 2013
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"Affordable and they have great Japanese snacks"

The best part about Daiso has got to be the food. The caramel corn is extremely good and it's pretty cheap considering how much actually comes in one packet.

The outlet at IMM probably has the widest variety of flavours of caramel corn. My friend and I were in there once and I was drawn to the packet in green for some reason and I really wanted it but I had no idea what it was,because the packaging was in Japanese. After some consideration, I bought it and it turned out to be matcha. It was really good and not too overpowering with the bitter taste of green tea, creating a good balance between the sweet caramel, and bitter tea taste. It's also cheaper in comparison to Japanese markets, where they sell them for $2.50. $0.50 might not seem like a lot, but when you buy 10 packets like I do, it adds up to a significant amount for crisps.

Last updated: December 01, 2013

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Whenever I walk into Daiso with the intention of buying one or two items, I usually walk out with 10 or more items. Low-priced and cute but often unnecessary items litter the shelves and call out my name - how can I resist purchasing them?

Daiso sells just about everything. From flower pots to earrings to instant noodles, you name it, Diaso probably sells it. The best part is - it's only $2 per item.

While $2 per items makes it very affordable to by some things (plastic containers, storage boxes etc.), it can also be considered pricey for some other items such as keychains and pencils. Despite the low price, Daiso items are of good quality which usually are very durable and do not spoil easily.

Daiso is one of my favourite shopping spots when I need to buy things quickly and at an affordable price. It's almost like a high-end provision store!
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80%
Denise Chia Reviewed by Denise Chia on November 28, 2013
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"Affordable and durable items "

Whenever I walk into Daiso with the intention of buying one or two items, I usually walk out with 10 or more items. Low-priced and cute but often unnecessary items litter the shelves and call out my name - how can I resist purchasing them?

Daiso sells just about everything. From flower pots to earrings to instant noodles, you name it, Diaso probably sells it. The best part is - it's only $2 per item.

While $2 per items makes it very affordable to by some things (plastic containers, storage boxes etc.), it can also be considered pricey for some other items such as keychains and pencils. Despite the low price, Daiso items are of good quality which usually are very durable and do not spoil easily.

Daiso is one of my favourite shopping spots when I need to buy things quickly and at an affordable price. It's almost like a high-end provision store!

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Daiso is a store that has very unique pricing, which is that everything is priced at 2 dollars. They sell a huge variety of items, from food to home decor and gardening items.

I am not crazy about the layout of the stores because the layout is quite messy to me. I also realised not all the lanes are parallel to each other, like in a typical supermarket. This makes navigating quite confusing to me. This makes the store come across as cluttered with items. You may take up much time hunting for a particular item.

The staff, however, are very helpful. Also, because everything is the same price, you have to decide if the item is worth it for two dollars. Another perk this place has is that at the checkout, the cashier counts, rather than scans the items. Overall, this place is pretty decent for such cheap merchandise.
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70%
Johnathan Yeo Reviewed by Johnathan Yeo on November 28, 2013
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"Many items, but may take up time to find them"

Daiso is a store that has very unique pricing, which is that everything is priced at 2 dollars. They sell a huge variety of items, from food to home decor and gardening items.

I am not crazy about the layout of the stores because the layout is quite messy to me. I also realised not all the lanes are parallel to each other, like in a typical supermarket. This makes navigating quite confusing to me. This makes the store come across as cluttered with items. You may take up much time hunting for a particular item.

The staff, however, are very helpful. Also, because everything is the same price, you have to decide if the item is worth it for two dollars. Another perk this place has is that at the checkout, the cashier counts, rather than scans the items. Overall, this place is pretty decent for such cheap merchandise.

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Daiso is definitely one of my go-to places when I am in need of small fun things for craft work. Like when I need to make birthday cards or Christmas cards, I will go to Daiso to get the decorative items.

I also go to Daiso as a form of a stress-reliever because the whole shop is Japanese-based and we all know that Japanese come up with the cutest inventions. Just looking at them in attempt to figure out their functions will brighten up your day!

I do find some of their items a little overpriced for two dollars though, I must say. Often, I also encounter the problem of purchasing too many quirky fun stuff without considering it's practicality.

But other then that, Daiso is definitely a fun place to shop.
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70%
Felicia Chia Reviewed by Felicia Chia on November 23, 2013
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"Try your luck, maybe you'll find it at Daiso"

Daiso is definitely one of my go-to places when I am in need of small fun things for craft work. Like when I need to make birthday cards or Christmas cards, I will go to Daiso to get the decorative items.

I also go to Daiso as a form of a stress-reliever because the whole shop is Japanese-based and we all know that Japanese come up with the cutest inventions. Just looking at them in attempt to figure out their functions will brighten up your day!

I do find some of their items a little overpriced for two dollars though, I must say. Often, I also encounter the problem of purchasing too many quirky fun stuff without considering it's practicality.

But other then that, Daiso is definitely a fun place to shop.

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Everyone in Singapore must have heard of Daiso at least once in their life. Singaporeans will never be the last to know about getting free stuffs or finding the sales. Daiso is like a shopping paradise for us to get most of our life necessities all in one go and at the same price. A towel which would cost about five or six bucks in Singapore can be bought at two bucks in Daiso. What else? Everything in there cost just two dollars! It's like a never ending sale.

Guys can get their torch lights and interesting gears while girls can get their make up at two dollars each! However, we do avoid getting stuffs that are not worthy of two dollars too. Like a pen or a box of tissue for example. But we do get most of basic necessities there.

I get most of my DIY materials at Daiso too as they provide really pretty ribbons and gift boxes. Some of their facial products work wonders too! Do give their make up remover facial wipes and charcoal face wash a try!
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70%
Cynthia Wong Reviewed by Cynthia Wong on November 20, 2013
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"A Never Ending Sale"

Everyone in Singapore must have heard of Daiso at least once in their life. Singaporeans will never be the last to know about getting free stuffs or finding the sales. Daiso is like a shopping paradise for us to get most of our life necessities all in one go and at the same price. A towel which would cost about five or six bucks in Singapore can be bought at two bucks in Daiso. What else? Everything in there cost just two dollars! It's like a never ending sale.

Guys can get their torch lights and interesting gears while girls can get their make up at two dollars each! However, we do avoid getting stuffs that are not worthy of two dollars too. Like a pen or a box of tissue for example. But we do get most of basic necessities there.

I get most of my DIY materials at Daiso too as they provide really pretty ribbons and gift boxes. Some of their facial products work wonders too! Do give their make up remover facial wipes and charcoal face wash a try!

Last updated: November 22, 2013

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20
Best Part:
the never ending sale
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