Economic Perspectives

Online shopping frenzy

Print edition : December 08, 2017

A screen at a gala event at the conclusion of Alibaba's Singles' Day global online shopping festival in Shanghai on November 12 shows the amount of money consumers have spent at the conclusion of the discount sale. Photo: AP

Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, at the event. Photo: AFP

Employees sort boxes and parcels at a logistic centre of a delivery company after the Singles' Day online shopping festival, in Jinan, Shandong province, on November 13. Photo: REUTERS

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