Americans can’t resist the Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales – US tops in GMV for sales from the Chinese e-commerce giant so far

Americans can’t resist the Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales – US tops in GMV for sales from the Chinese e-commerce giant so far
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  • The 11.11 sale event is currently on and Alibaba as always is looking to break new records with the sales from the event.
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale which began in 2009, has been an event to watch out for globally.
  • Being the first big sale in China post the coronavirus pandemic, in its opening hour Alibaba raked in $56 billion in sales.
The United States might not like China but Americans are making the most of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Singles Day sales. The 11.11 sale event is currently on and Alibaba as always is looking to break new records with the sales from the event.

Interestingly, according to Alibaba’s live news coverage of the event, the top 10 countries buying from China in terms of Gross Merchandising Volumes are:

1 United States
2 Russia
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3 France
4 Malaysia
5 Singapore
6 Spain
7 Australia
8 Korea
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9 Japan
10 Canada

Alibaba shatters records again

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale which began in 2009, has been an event to watch out for globally. Over the years, it has gained prominence and has also become more popular than the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in the US.

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Being the first big sale in China post the coronavirus pandemic, the sale in its opening hour had raked in $56 billion in sales. At its peak, the number of orders crossed 583,000 orders per second.

According to Alibaba, over 13 brands each surpassed RMB1 billion in gross merchandise volume during the sale while brands like Apple, L’Oréal, Haier, Estée Lauder, Nike, Huawei, Midea, Lancôme, Xiaomi and Adidas crossed RMB100 million in GMV.


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