• Think Tank: The Hottest Holiday Beauty Trends in China

    9 days ago - By WWD

    As the biggest retail event on the planet, Singles Day, approaches, all eyes are on Alibaba. That's because China's e-commerce powerhouse generated $25.3 billion in gross merchandise volume last year during this annual event, which falls on Nov. 11.
    U.S. and foreign cosmetics retailers and brands pay close attention to this sales holiday because cosmetics consistently ranks among the top product categories for China's cross-border, e-commerce shoppers. China's skin-care and cosmetics market is expected to reach $38 billion by the end of 2018, second only to the U.S. at $71 billion...
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  • Singles Day is world's biggest shopping event

    Singles Day is world's biggest shopping event

    9 days ago - By Fashion United

    The world's biggest shopping extravaganza is not Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Neither is it Christmas, Boxing Day or anything to do with retail giant Amazon. The shopping festival that surpasses all sales by numbers is China's Singles Day on Alibaba's platforms and it is happening this weekend.
    The 10th anniversary of Singles Day will occur on Sunday, November 11th, not to be confused with Remembrance Day or the thought that any post World War II reconnaissance could influence sales.
    Why is Singles Day 11/11?
    The number 1 stands for aloneness and the thought behind 11/11 is "even if you...
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