Three million workers, helped by 4,000 planes and ships, are getting ready for the world’s biggest online sale – with “revenge spending” tipped to be one of this year’s biggest trends.
China’s Singles Day on 11 November is the world’s biggest 24-hour online shopping event, with 1.9bn products ordered and delivered last year.
But it is thought pent-up demand from the pandemic will break new records.
Robot cleaners, vacuums and toolboxes are all expected to be popular.
However, luxury brands are also hoping to get a boost, as millions of Chinese who have been unable to travel overseas on shopping trips go online for what experts are dubbing “revenge