Tag Archives: Black Friday

11Nov/17

China shopping festival smashes record with $25 bln haul

SHANGHAI, CHINA (NOVEMBER 11 AND 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, said that its Singles’ Day sales extravaganza on Saturday’s (November 11) hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world’s biggest shopping event. Continue reading

21Nov/16

Cyber Monday and Black Friday are merging

The pressure to capture a rapidly growing percentage of online holiday sales is pushing Walmart and other retailers to offer deals sooner and sooner. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading

11Nov/16
Kobe Bryant at an Alibaba gala

Alibaba Singles Day sales break $5 bln in an hour

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s 91.2 billion yuan ($13.36 billion) total with nearly nine hours left on the clock, but growth was markedly slower than in 2015 as shoppers sought even bigger price cuts. Graham Mackay reports.

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27Nov/15

Britons chase Black Friday bargains

British retailers brace for a rush of shoppers on the hunt for pre-Christmas bargains on Black Friday.
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