70 percent discount on Nutella sparks chaos in French supermarkets as customers swarm around stand and staff try to restore order Continue reading
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
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
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.
British retailers brace for a rush of shoppers on the hunt for pre-Christmas bargains on Black Friday.