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Singles Day

Singles Day Archives

The rise and rise of online super sales

While the US formulated online super sales, such as this week’s Black Friday, Asia has adopted the concept with a vengea...

11.11 Singles Day sets new record – as you’d expect…

Alibaba’s 11.11 Singles Day shopping event predictably set another new record over the weekend, with US$25.3 billion GMV...

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...

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.

Singles’ Day inspires O2O shopping festival

Hong Kong will launch a citywide O2O shopping festival this year.

‘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...

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….