It’s the biggest online shopping event in the world. China’s Singles’ Day — which took place on November 11 this year — shattered records again last month.
Some eye-popping stats below:
$211 Billion – The amount spent by Chinese shoppers online on Singles’ Day, according to the People’s Bank of China.
$38.4 Billion – The amount spent on Alibaba’s shopping platform on Singles’ Day.
544,000 – The number of orders per second recorded on Tmall, the giant business-to-consumer web site operated by The Alibaba Group.
1 million+ – Orders made by voice recognition technology on Alibaba’s e-commerce platform.
22,000 – The number of non-Chinese brands that advertised on Alibaba for Singles’ Day.
Source: Shanghai Daily and News Agencies