• The 22 best Singles' Day sales going on right now

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Brooklinen
    Singles' Day, which takes place on November 11, is a retail holiday created by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.
    Last year, the single shopping event generated more than $30.8 billion in sales in one day.
    Not many online retailers in the US are participating in it yet. We rounded up the best Singles' Day sales below. Some of these sales are marketed as Veterans Day sales as Veterans Day also falls on November 11.
    If you thought Black Friday was an extravagant enough event, wait until you hear about Singles' Day.
    What is Alibaba's Singles' Day?
    The unofficial Chinese holiday of...
    Read more ...

     

  • Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hits $13 billion in the first hour - up 32% from 2018

    Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hits $13 billion in the first hour - up 32% from 2018

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    VCG via Getty Images
    Alibaba kicked off Singles' Day - its massive global shopping event - to the tune of $13 billion in the first hour, an increase of 32% from 2018.
    To celebrate the start of the annual event, Taylor Swift joined local artists for a performance at the Singles' Day opening gala in Shanghai.
    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
    SHANGHAI - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc said on Monday that sales for its annual Singles' Day shopping blitz hit 91.2 billion yuan within the first hour, up 32% from last year's early haul of 69 billion yuan.
    Akin...
    Read more ...