200 Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall razors snapped up in 2 minutes

Singapore loves to set records. This time, Gillette, with the help of Qoo10 platform, has written itself in the Singapore Book of Records for the fastest delivery of the New Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall Technology razors.

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In just 1 hour and 45 minutes, it managed to deliver the 200 products. Of course, we must not forget about the delivery partner, Ninja Van, that made it happen. Currently, there is an on-going pre-order for this Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall technology razors.

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Here is the Press Release

Press Release

Gillette Writes Itself into the Singapore Book of Records with Fastest Delivery of the New Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Technology razors

Hailing the next generation of shaving, 200 Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ razors were snapped up online in 2 minutes and 11 seconds

Singapore, June 19, 2015 – Gillette, the leader in global shave care, today set a new record in the Singapore Book of Records for ‘Fastest E-Commerce Redemption and Delivery of 200 products’ in the closest time of 1 hour and 45 minutes. Renowned for its superior innovations in shaving, Gillette demonstrated its commitment to delivering results with precision and responsiveness by ensuring all 200 customers received their new Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Technology razors across 200 homes within a record time.

In this pre-launch phase of the revolutionary razor, all 200 units were snapped up in just 2 minutes and 11 seconds from the time it was launched on Qoo10 Singapore, the No. 1 Singapore-based e-commerce platform. With the help of logistics company, Ninja Van, all 200 Gillette FlexBall™ razors were delivered to customers across the island.

The record marks Gillette’s pre-launch of its latest product innovation to change the face of shaving yet again: the Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Technology. Inspired by ‘Shave Face’ – the scrunching and stretching that men make to ensure that their razor makes contact with their face – the Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Technology is a razor designed to move to meet a man’s face, resulting in maximum contact over contours and providing the closest shave possible.

“Since introducing the very first safety razor in 1901, Gillette has always pushed the envelope and revolutionized the way the world shaves,” said Madam Heng Aik Shian, Associate Director of Procter & Gamble, Singapore Country Sales and ASEAN e-commerce. “The new Gillette FlexBall™ razor is proof of this tradition of innovation, fusing state-of-the-art engineering with precision technology – once again creating an unrivaled shaving experience for men worldwide.”

“We are proud to partner Gillette on the exclusive online event for the pre-launch of the Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ in Singapore,” said Mr Hyun Wook Cho, Country Manager of Qoo10 Singapore. “The fact that 200 sets were redeemed by Qoo10 users in 2 minutes and 11 seconds is a personal record for us and a great testament to the popularity of Gillette shavers among Singaporeans.”

Qoo10 users can be among the first to lay their hands on the new Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ by making pre-orders on the Gillette e-shop on http://www.qoo10.sg/shop/QooLife. The first 1,000 customers will receive a limited edition razor holder. 3 iPad Air 2 tablets will also be awarded to the top 3 reviewers on Qoo10.

The Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Technology will be available for sale at all major retailers from July 1, 2015. The Manual model will retail at a suggested price of S$16.50, while the Power model will retail at S$21.90.

Key product specifics of the all-new Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall™ Razor include:

  • A reimagined handle dock, which allows the blades to glide through a full range of motion, responding to contours and maintaining maximum contact to get virtually every hair
  • Better adherence on the curves to get virtually every hair for smoother skin
  • 4-way flex for superior contact with every curve of a man’s face
  • More ergonomic grip for better control
  • Re-engineered, low-cutting force blades with thinner, finer edges and an advanced, low-resistant coating for effortless cutting through hair, with less tug and pull
  • Enhanced Lubrastrip to enable smooth movement over skin
  • Can be enhanced by a complementary product – Fusion ProGlide Sensitive Shave Gel – which helps prepare the skin for an even smoother and more comfortable shave.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves nearly five billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Duracell®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, Wella® and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

About Qoo10

Launched in June 2010, Qoo10 Singapore is the No. 1 Singapore-based e-commerce platform (Alexa Country Rank #10), with 1.83 million registered users. A joint venture established between eBay Inc. and Gmarket Korea founder Mr Ku Young Bae, Qoo10 has affiliates in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China.

Our mission is to establish a decentralised and open market e-commerce platform which provides everyone with the opportunity to buy and sell almost anything. With a holistic customer-centric business model, Qoo10 is the Qoo-ler way to shop.

For more information about the company, please visit our website at http://www.Qoo10.sg/

About Ninja Van

Ninja Van is the logistics partner of choice for e-commerce businesses, providing a fully integrated online to offline solution to last mile delivery. Founded in April 2014, Ninja Van is the region’s fastest growing startup in the logistics space with a strong client base of more than 500 partners in Singapore and Malaysia, including Qoo10, Lazada and other major marketplaces, Charles&Keith, Guardian and Nespresso. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.ninjavan.sg

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