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After 24 hours of frenzied buying and selling, and weeks of aggressive advertising and promotions before it, the Alibaba Group said today its sales hit another record high on Singles’ Day, the biggest shopping day on the planet. The Chinese e-commerce giant said its platforms sold goods worth…
Alibaba Singles Day Sales Top $30 Billion
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Alibaba smashed its record for the online retail blitz known as Singles Day China's biggest e-commerce company said sales topped $30 billion over a 24-hour period Sunday (Nov. 11), soaring past last year's record of about $24 billion The shopping extravaganza regularly racks up bigger sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. But this year's Singles Day comes as Alibaba's (BABA)…
Alibaba Singles Day sales top $30 billion
Alibaba smashed its record for the online retail blitz known as Singles Day.
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Alibaba's Singles' Day Sale Smashes Online Shopping Records
The annual online shopping frenzy that is Singles' Day this year generated record sales of $30.8 billion, up from $25 billion last year. The Alibaba-organized event started in China in 2009 but the addition of English-language sites now takes the event to an even bigger audience.
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Singles Day sales for Alibaba top $38 billion, breaking last year's record
China's annual Singles Day online shopping bonanza has brought in a record $38 billion in sales for Alibaba.