Singles Day 2018, the biggest shopping event of the year is right around the corner: not Black Friday, but Singles’ Day, which arrives in China on Sunday with door-busting deals for savvy shoppers. The holiday was inaugurated by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in 2009, and has since gone to outpace Black Friday as the single largest sales day in the world.

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  • Alibaba's Singles Day made e-commerce history — but the numbers also suggest China's economy is cooling down
    The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles Day event on Sunday was the biggest online-shopping day in ... Alibaba turned it into an online-shopping festival in 2009, and now it's the world's large...
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  • 'Singles Day' sets sales record in China
    Online retail giant, The Alibaba Group, set a new sales record on China's biggest shopping ... In 2017, sales grew by 40 percent. This year's growth was up by just 27 percent. Singles Day usually rack...
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  • Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Breaks Records with $30 Billion in Sales
    Although the shopping event broke records ... to the sentimentality of Valentine’s Day. Alibaba started to offer Singles’ Day discounts in 2009 and has since turned the event into the world’s biggest ...
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  • Alibaba online sales of nearly $ 31 billion on Singles Day
    Compared to last year, sales grew by 27%, although it is the lowest increase in the history of the Day ... The biggest consumers were in Shanghai, where the show was also held, followed by Beijing, Ha...
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  • Black Friday (shopping)
    Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, the fourth Thursday of November, which has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952, although the term "Black Friday" did not become widely recognised or used until the early 2000s.. Most major retailers open very early, as early as overnight hours, and ...
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  • Singles' Day
    Chinese Singles' Day, or Bachelors' Day, originated at Nanjing University in 1993. Singles' Day celebrations spread to several other universities in Nanjing during the 1990s. The holiday was named "Singles' Day" because its date, 11/11 (November 11), consists of four "ones," representing four singles.
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