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On 11 November 2018 Chinese e-commerce volume reached more than 27 billion EUR, on a single day by a single retailer – Alibaba. This is more than half of Germany’s overall e-tailing in one year, which is expected to be 53.6 bn EUR in 2018. Adding other online-shops to the statistics, the total sum spent in Chinese e-commerce on that one day will probably be about as much as Germany’s yearly e-commerce volume (JD.com sold about 20 bn EUR worth of goods). The so called Singles Day, or Double Eleven (Shuangshiyi, 双十一) or also „chop-off-your-hands-day“ (in order to stop shopping) happens on 11 November. The four 1s could be understood as singles, which is one of the stories of the origin of Singles Day. It has become  the biggest shopping event in the world., dwarfing its American equivalent – Cyber Monday – which reached sales of 6.59 bn USD (about…