Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event Passes 20 Billion In Sales

Posted: Nov 11 2017, 4:00am CST | by , in News | Black Friday 2018

 

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Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event Passes 20 Billion in Sales

The double 11 shopping event sets another record and its not over yet.

The Alibaba 11.11 (Singles Day) online shopping event is underway in China. The 1-day online shopping event has passed $20.3 billion in sales 7 hours before the end of the sale.

The 2016 11.11 Global Shopping Event was generating $17.79 billion in sales. The 2017 Singles Day sale is already over $3 billion ahead. The final Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event could close in on $25 billion, depending on the momentum in the last hours of the sale.

Alibaba managed to expand Singles Day from a local Chinese sales event to a global sales day. The event began in 2009 with only $7. 6 million in sales.

More than 140,000 brands participate in 11.11 in 2017, offering 15 million products The Double 11 shopping event has more than 60,000 international brands that will offer popular items from authentic autographed sports memorabilia to fresh foods and produce to half a billion Chinese consumers.

Pharrell Williams, British pop singer-songwriter Jessie J, tennis superstar Maria Sharapova and Real Madrid icon Luis Figo attended this year’s 11.11 Countdown Gala Celebration. Victoria’s Secret Angel Lais Ribeiro, Irish dance phenomenon Riverdance, performance artists from Blue Man Group, robot rock band Compressorhead, as well as local superstars Karen Mok, Zhang Ziyi and pianist Lang Lang were present at the Alibaba gala.

Alibaba hosts a live blog with the latest updates of the 11.11 Shopping events here.

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