The 22 best Singles' Day deals going on right now
BrooklinenSingles' Day, which takes place on November 11, is a retail holiday created by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Last year, the single shopping event generated more than $30.8 billion in sales in one day. Not many online retailers in the US are participating in it yet. We rounded up the best Singles' Day sales below. Some of these sales are marketed as Veterans Day sales as Veterans Day also falls on November 11.
If you thought Black Friday was an extravagant enough event, wait until you hear about Singles' Day.What is Alibaba's Singles' Day?
The unofficial Chinese holiday of guanggun jie ("bare sticks holiday") or shuang shiyi ("double 11") started in the '90s as a celebration of singledom. In 2009, Alibaba, the company that owns the two largest e-commerce websites in the world, Taobao and Tmall, repackaged the day into a discount shopping event, encouraging singles to treat themselves. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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