AliExpress Stories November 11

expiredHere are our top picks from the 11.11 sale at AliExpress: save on tech, home goods, more!

Earlier this week we told you about Singles Day, or more commonly know as the 11.11 sale at AliExpress. What’s become one of the world’s biggest shopping events is now here. This sale is slated to run through 8am EST on November 12th. The thing, there is so much to comb through in this event that we wanted to pick a few standouts to share with our readers. You’ll note that many of these deals to ship from Asia, so you can expect to have extended delivery windows up to three weeks in some instances. Head below for our top picks.

AliExpress Stories November 11, 2017

Today is 11.11 (Chinese Black Friday), get the best deals on sites like AliExpress, Gearbest, BangGood, more

In China, November 11th or 11.11 is called Guanggun Jie or Single’s Day. From Wikipedia:

Chinese Singles’ Day or Guanggun Jie (Chinese: 光棍节; pinyin: Guānggùn Jié; Wade–Giles: Kuang-kun chieh; literally: “Single Sticks’ Holiday”) is an entertaining festival widespread among young Mainland Chinese people, to celebrate the fact that they are proud of being single. The date, November 11th (11/11), is chosen because the number “1” resembles an individual that is alone. This festival has become the largest offline and online shopping day in the world, with sales in Alibaba’s sites Tmall and Taobao at US$5.8 billion in 2013, US$9.3 billion in 2014, US$14.3 billion in 2015 and over US$17.8 billion in 2016.

What being single has to do with deals is still a mystery to me, but if you are going to do some shopping on AliExpressGearbest or BangGood today is the day. I only have first hand experience with AliExpress (China’s Amazon) so let’s start there…

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