Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event Sets New Stunning Record With 25 Billion In Sales

Posted: Nov 12 2017, 3:14am CST | by , in News | Black Friday 2018

 

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Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event Sets New Stunning Record with 25 Billion in Sales
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The double 11 shopping event sets another mind-blowing sales record.

The Alibaba 11.11 (Singles Day) online shopping event is underway in China. The 1-day online shopping event has generated $25.3 billion in sales online within 24 hours. This is a whopping 39% higher than last year’s record-breaking number.

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.

90% of the sales came from shoppers using a mobile device. Alibaba sums up the Singles Day 2017 with the infographic below.

Alibaba Singles Day 2017

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.

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