The event was launched seven years ago by online retail giant Alibaba to celebrate singledom, with participants encouraged to buy something for themselves. Last month, it said it would focus on combating fake reviews.
Kobe Bryant at Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala Celebration in ShenzhenVictoria's Secret model He Sui walks down the stage at Alibaba's Global 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala Celebration.The gala venue in Shenzen. "With more than 439 million active users on our platforms, Alibaba owns a robust database of real-time consumer insights that not only fuels our ecosystem, but serves as an extremely powerful source of market intelligence for our partners and clients".
70% of all transactions were made on mobile devices during Singles' Day 2015. Weibo followers of actor and singer Cheney Chen, a Unilever brand spokesman, and consumers who watch videos featuring Chen on Youku are identified as potential Unilever customers, and marketing messages are pushed to them. Alibaba is touting a virtual reality service to let Chinese buy from Macy's in NY and Tokyo's Otaku Mode.
Singles Day gets its name from the loneliest number.
"It is also going global, extending beyond China and Asia to include many worldwide retailers who offer attractive discounts and more efficient cross-border shipping", she said. It has since become an entrenched shopping tradition with a spending total that outstrips Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
E-commerce might not remain the robust growth as it did in the past few years but online shopping will play a more important role in people's daily shopping life, said Adams Xu, consulting partner at consulting firm PwC Strategy&. Among the stocks gearing up for the shopping frenzy is Chinese e-tailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA).
Purchases on Singles Day are typically for oneself.
However, despite the order, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government announced a public holiday. Sources from Interior Ministry have confirmed that no notifications from the ministry have been issued regarding the holiday.
Adam and Bannan previously played together at Blackpool, with the former later moving on to Liverpool and then Stoke. But Adam said: "I won't retire, I won't retire, no chance". "We want to give them something.
Their choice for president was not revealed. "I don't think it has any impact, frankly". "I think it's sad, you know". On Tuesday (US time) radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed Mr Bush voted against his party due to "personal" factors.
The Echo can sync your data with Google Calendar and can notice you about upcoming emails, but that's about it. Do you, like many others, wake up each morning, gaze upon your Amazon Echo, and think, "Damn it, Echo".
Another six per cent support Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and two per cent support the Green Party candidate Jill Stein. The Trump campaign meanwhile announced that the Republican candidate would be traveling to Minnesota to attract voters there.
In Florida, Georgia and Louisiana, he said , black early voting turnout is up by at least 17,000 votes from 2012. He said the system that they use to check voters in and verify their information was not consistently working.
Ms Clinton, 69, led Mr Trump, by 44 per cent to 39 per cent, in the last Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll before Election Day. Voting is also over in the vital swing state of Virginia and will end soon in the battlegrounds of North Carolina and Ohio.
NY led 80-78 after three quarters, with more than half of its points coming from Anthony (22) and Porzingis (20). The Jazz reeled off nine straight points to begin the fourth quarter for an 87-80 and never trailed again.
Prior to her life-threatening robbery, the 36-year-old mother of two positively recognised Duvier on her Instagram account. Those who have followed Kardashian West's pregnancies shouldn't be that surprised by the news.
It is also one of the studio's oldest works, something that Blizzard now wants to celebrate when it stands and knocks on the door. Necromancers can expect darker , more controlled gameplay centered around the raw materials of life: blood and bone .
Through the night, financial markets reacted violently to poll results and as Clinton's path to victory narrowed to a close. Federal Reserve still remains likely to hike interest rates in December, despite the surprise outcome of the election.
Baffert attributes their separation to tension that exists when a trainer and jockey go through a winless period. Queen's Trust , with Frankie Dettori aboard, nailed favorite Lady Eli to win the $2 million Filly and Mare Turf.
In the end, no Lakers starter needed to play more than 30 minutes in closing out the vaunted Warriors. Indianapolis, IN-The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Indiana Pacers 108-115, on Tuesday, November 2.
In a statement, SDSU President Elliot Hirshman denounced the assault, calling hate crimes destructive to the spirit of the campus. Multiple reports of hate crimes against Muslims, Latinos, black people, and the LGBTQ community have already surfaced.
He left the Clinton Foundation in 2015 and now works at the embattled Teneo firm made up of various Clinton family adherents. Band told Podesta in an earlier email he had "just received a call from a close friend" of Bill Clinton's .
The national semifinals will be on New Year's Eve at the Peach Bowl in Atlanta and the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. If either Tiger team can take down the Tide, they should move up ahead of A&M. "Clemson won eight games".
Independence Party who had championed Brexit and campaigned alongside Trump, said, he " couldn't be happier ". Science Po political scientist Etienne Schweisguth said Trump's victory needs to be put in a broader context.
The latter option would allow the new Trump administration to set funding priorities with the GOP Congress. Mr Ryan has been a supporter of comprehensive immigration reform which Mr Trump has also cut against.
LeSean McCoy, returning from his hamstring injury, had a game-high 85 yards on 21 carries, an average of four yards per attempt. While it was a wild game with over 700 yards of total offense, it was another game in Seattle with an officiating controversy.
Eleven miles of Siberian coastline were covered in giant, smooth boulders of ice late last week, and they weren't made by humans. The ones in Siberia vary in size, ranging from as small as tennis balls to almost one meter across.
New York City police say a woman standing on a subway platform was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train. A woman was killed instantly after she was pushed in front of a NY subway train during the morning rush hour.
Stephenson was just starting to roll before this injury and without him the Pelicans' options on offense get even more limited. The Pelicans need a backcourt boost after learning Saturday that Stephenson needs groin surgery and will be out indefinitely .
It is also where the militants are believed to have plotted attacks on Western nations, including last year's assault on Paris. On Sunday, French Minister of Defense Jean Yves Le Drian said that his country would also carry out airstrikes .
But in a letter to members of Congress, Comey said the agency had finished its review and found nothing to change its position. A senior Democrat close to Clinton's campaign told CNN that "it's impossible to fully undo the damage of the last nine days".
The government has long made access to the region a challenge, generally banning foreign aid workers and journalists. Her comment Friday comes amid growing worldwide concern over the surge in violence by security forces in Rakhine.