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Boom predicted for China Singles’ Day

Three days out from China Singles’ Day, experts are predicting Alibaba’s annual e-commerce sales event will keep setting records.

HelloPay merger sets up Alipay expansion

Alipay is set to expand in Southeast Asia through a merger of parent Ant Financial Services and HelloPay.

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.

‘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 shoppers amidst the pandemonium.

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.

Alibaba Group conquers China slowdown

Alibaba group has shrugged off the softening Chinese economic environment to report a healthy 32 per cent rise in global revenues.

South Korean retailers binge on discounting

The “discounting binge” by South Korean retailers is a sign of a looming economic recession, say researchers.

Singles Day ‘a battlefield’ for China eCommerce players

Singles Day may well have been invented by China’s largest eCommerce player, Alibaba Group. But this year it “turned into a battlefield of local Chinese eCommerce players,” according to analysis by AdMaster.

Uniqlo tops Singles Day apparel rankings

Uniqlo trounced its fast fashion rivals to finish Singles Day as the number one selling apparel brand this year.


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