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Apple's iPhone topped Singles Day sales in China; Samsung placed eighth

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple iPhone XS and Samsung Galaxy S9 devices
China's Singles Day is the biggest shopping day of the year - people spent a whopping $30.8 billion yesterday - and is typically led by Chinese companies such as Huawei and Xiaomi when it comes to smartphones. According to a new report, though, it was actually Apple that led sales this year.
No specific numbers were provided when it comes to units sold or total revenue. However, it was confirmed that Apple's various iPhone models proved so popular yesterday that Huawei was pushed down into ...
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Alibaba Singles Day sales break records

Alibaba Singles Day sales break records

1 month ago   |   By Tech Radar

Internet giant Alibaba has outdone itself this Singles day by hitting a record $1bn in sales in 85 seconds with almost $10bn in sales during the first 24-hours of its annual sales event. Singles day, which takes place every November 11th, is a holiday created by the Chinese e-commerce company in 2009 to celebrate those who are single in a similar way to how Valentine's Day celebrates couples. However, the event has become the world's biggest online sales event with total sales exceeding Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Alibaba customers spent $30.8bn during Sunday's event with sales...
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Alibaba's Singles' Day Sales Pulls In Over $20 Billion In Under 24 Hours

Alibaba's Singles' Day Sales Pulls In Over $20 Billion In Under 24 Hours

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

For the past few years over in China, various retailers in the country would celebrate what is known as “Singles' Day” on the 11th of November. Given the amount of sales it generates, it has managed to garner the attention from the rest of the world, which in turn has resulted in retailers in other countries also adopting a similar sales. Now according to a report from Bloomberg , it looks like Alibaba's Singles' Day sales has managed to generate a ton of money once again. The report claims that for 2018, Alibaba has managed to generate a whopping $24.3 billion in just 16 hours, which...
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