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China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 billion

Reuters India Saturday, 11 November 2017 ()
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw its Singles' Day sales hit $16 billion by mid-morning on Saturday after racing to a billion dollars in just two minutes after the world's biggest shopping spree opened at midnight.
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News video: China's Singles' Day tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says sales topped $1.51 billion in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles’ Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world’s biggest shopping spree. Grace Lee reports.

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