National Singles Day – September 22, 2021.
What is Singles’ Day? Singles’ Day is a holiday celebrated in China on November 11. Unmarried people commemorate the occasion by treating themselves to gifts and presents, leading Singles’ Day to become the largest online shopping day in the world, by quite some margin.
Singles Day is a Chinese holiday that originated from Nanjing University to be a celebration for single people during the 1990’s. The date corresponds with four “ones”, representing four singles.
|Singles ‘ Day|
|Celebrations||Shopping, festivals, clubs/bars|
|Next time||11 November 2021|
Singles Awareness Day (or Singles Appreciation Day ) is celebrated on February 15. each year. It is an unofficial holiday celebrated by single people. It is celebrated on 11 March with the aim to empower those who identify themselves as single.
It is also commonly known as Singles Appreciation Day. It is designed as a day for single people to celebrate. After all, those in relationships get to experience the joy of Valentine’s Day, so why shouldn’t single people have a day for themselves as well?
The date November 11th ( 11.11 ) is chosen because the number “1” reminds an individual standing alone. A few years ago Alibaba Group to foster consumption on its platforms launched a special campaign, a day of crazy discount for whoever buys from its platform on November 11.
But very similar to Black Friday, Singles Day falls on the 11th November and has grown to become a very popular 24-hour online shopping event. Annual sales on Singles Day surpass Black Friday; in fact, it’s bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, making it the world’s largest shopping day.
The first thing you need to know about Alibaba’s annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival is that it’s the biggest online shopping event in the world. And this year, it was bigger than ever, with over 250,000 brands, including 31,000 overseas brands, generating a total gross merchandise volume (GMV) of RMB498.
This year’s Singles Day event came as the Chinese economy continues to show signs of recovery after appearing to broadly control the coronavirus pandemic. Alibaba said its total gross merchandise value (GMV) over the Singles Day event, which spanned 11- days, totalled 498.2 billion yuan or $74.1 billion.
All about 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2020Also known as Singles’ Day, Double 11 or 11.11 sale, the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival is our biggest sale of the year on AliExpress. With discounts up to 70% off, discover a limitless world of wonder on November 11 and shop for millions of items at low prices.
Because accountants use black to signify profit when recording each day’s book entries (and red to indicate a loss), the day became known as Black Friday —or the day when retailers see positive earnings and profits “in the black.”