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Singles Day

Singles Day Archives

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.

Shenzhen launch for Alibaba 11.11 festival

The Alibaba 11.11 festival in 2016 will be launched from Shenzhen this year.

Singles’ Day Singapore awareness growing

Singles’ Day Singapore awareness is growing, with three in five locals embracing the concept already.

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...

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 int...

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.

Brands, retailers the biggest losers on Singles Day

While consumers reaped the rewards on Singles Day, Richard McKenzie, partner with Oliver Wyman questions how much damage...

Revealed: JD.com Singles Day figures

JD.com Singles Day figures outshine those of Alibaba on a purely percentage basis.

Samsonite Singles Day sales surge 132 per cent

Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage retailer, says its Singles Day sales soared 132 per cent this year.

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