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The festival’s sales growth this year was estimated to be lower than previous years. Alibaba reported its gross merchandise value (GMV) was same as last year’s, While only mentioned that its GMV hit a record. However, sales from up-and-coming products and specific customers showed strong growth.

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Alibaba Group kicked off its 14 th annual 11.11 Global shopping festival on 24 October. Building up excitement from 24 Oct Shoppers can add items to their online shopping carts at 11.11 prices from 24 October, a week before the first checkout window. They can check out any time between 31 October and 3 November or 10 November to 11 November. Staggered orders help merchants process the larg...
Apart from giving a price discount on products during the festival , which runs between 31 October to 11 November 2022, Alibaba has increased its support to help partners grow their businesses, and help it differentiate it from rivals. Growing customer loyalty for brands One of Alibaba's key objectives is to help brands grow customer loyalty on its platform. This initiative can help bran...
China’s leading on-demand delivery service operator, Meituan, has partnered with convenience chains to launch its first around-the-clock on-demand delivery service. Boosting sales momentum The market for on-demand delivery has been dominated by three  companies,, Alibaba and Meituan. has a big share of this market, especially in the supermarket channel through its omnichanne...
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