China’s Singles’ Day Is Coming. Here’s What It Means to you…

The world’s largest shopping holiday is coming on Nov. 11. China’s Singles’ Day has been a bonanza since 2009, when e-commerce giant Alibaba began offering doorbuster deals on luxury items and electronics, apparel, home goods, jewelry, and even larger-ticket goods like appliances and motorcycles. But the holiday’s origins are less commercial:

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