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Single's Day Sees Sales of $1 Billion in 68 Seconds

12 days ago   |   By WWD

Single's Day seems to be all about the numbers.
Alibaba's annual global shopping festival on November 11th kicked off at midnight China time on Monday. The Internet giant said the event - which was opened by Taylor Swift at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai - saw gross merchandise value settled through Alipay hit 7 billion renminbi, or $1 billion, in the first minute and eight seconds. In the first hour, GVM settled through Alipay totaled 84 billion renminbi, or $12 billion.
While impressive, it's hard to initially determine whether Single's Day 2019 will maintain the momentum seen in...
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