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11.11

11.11 Archives

Stars lining up for 11.11 Countdown Gala

Pharrell Williams, Jessie J, Maria Sharapova and Luis Figo will attend this year’s 11.11 Countdown Gala Celebration.

Massive Crocs store cull planned

One in four Crocs stores will be closed globally as the maker of the world’s ugliest shoes plots a survival plan.

Alibaba expands offline with Bailian Group pact

A strategic partnership with Bailian Group expands Alibaba’s offline retail business.

‘Fake’ Singles’ Day discounts alarm watchdog

Fake Singles' Day discounts have alarmed a Chinese state-backed consumer group.

How to generate brand love on Singles Day

Chris Reitermann looks at the lessons from this month’s Singles Day and explains how can brands capture the hearts of sh...

11.11 sales set another new record  

Alibaba’s 2016 Global Shopping Festival finished with a new record in 11.11 sales.

Singles Day reflects the future of retailing

“This is what the future of retailing looks like” - beyond the focus on Singles Day GMV is a whole new retail ecosystem.

US$1 billion in first five minutes of 11.11

Alibaba’s Singles Day started with the first record set just five minutes in - and they’ve been tumbling since….

Record spending expected again for Singles Day

Singles Day or 11.11, which launches at midnight, is expected to again set an online spending record.

Kobe Bryant joins Katy Perry in 11.11 launch

Legendary Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant will join Katy Perry as the headline celebrities in Alibaba’s 11.11 Countdown Ga...