singles day

By Lauren Fruncillo November 15, 2020 - 2:21 pm

Alibaba have record breaking singles day event

Alibaba have announced that their singles day event generated 2 billion GMV over the 11-days it was active, an increase of 26% compared to the same timeframe in 2019. According to Alibaba, they handled 583,000 orders per second during the peak of activity and over 470

Alibaba Singles Day 2019 sales up 26% to $38.4 billion

Alibaba's Singles Day 2019 saw an incredible $38.4 billion worth of sales in a single day making it the biggest ever single day's sale in history. It's an increase of around 26% on 2018 and firmly cements Singles Day as bigger than Black Friday Cyber

Singles Day records smashed in 2019

At 4.31pm and 12 seconds, Alibaba exceeded Singles Day 2018 sales smashing through the RMB213.5 billion, mark ($30.8 billion) and all previous Singles Day records. They are now on course for a mammoth Singles Day 2019 and the only question remaining is how much they'll

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2019 hits $10 billion sales in 30 minutes

Alibaba kicked off Singles Day 2019 with $1 billion in sales achieved in just one minute and 8 seconds and in less than 30 minutes (29 minutes and 45 seconds) had hit the $10 billion sales mark. That's about a third of last year's Singles

Are you ready for Singles Day 2019?

Singles Day, all the ones - 11.11 or the 11th of November originated in China as an anti-Valentines day in the 1990s. It's a day for singletons to embrace the bonus of not having a partner and spoil themselves. Today it's become a massive sales

11th 11.11 Single’s Day to be Global Shopping Festival

With Amazon Prime Day (two days!) finally over and the never ending parade of deals at an end, you might be thinking that the next big sales event will be Black Friday. Not so, this year Alibaba are aiming to make the 11th Single's Day

US vs Alibaba Holiday Sales 2018

The Cyber weekend numbers are in and it's becoming increasingly obvious what a power house China's Alibaba is. Comparing US vs Alibaba Holiday sales for 2018, Alibaba's Single's Day beat all four US Cyber weekend sales combined. US vs Alibaba Holiday Sales numbers Adobe tracked sales in’s biggest Singles Day yet saw European products soar up in sales says that their biggest Singles Day yet saw pan-European goods soar up in sales. Online sales on saw a record of $23bn (£17.98bn) during the Singles Day, with the highest ever year-on-year (YoY) rate of European products being purchased on site. Pan-European goods consumption Shoppers purchased

What does Alibaba’s Cainiao Singles Day billion deliveries look like?

Chinese businesses are facing a massive problem in the aftermath of the huge success with Alibaba's Cainiao Singles Day deliveries starting to arrive. Many Chinese consumers have packages delivered to them at work and office blocks in cities across China are struggling to cope with

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