Faaez Samadi
Nov 11, 2016

Southeast Asia cashing in on Singles Day, and vice versa

The Chinese shopping sales phenomenon has firmly entrenched itself in Southeast Asia, and will only become more popular.

Criteo infographic shows the boost from Single's Day and Black Friday

SINGAPORE - Singles Day, the Alibaba-driven annual shopping bonanza, has seen rapid uptake outside its home of China throughout Southeast Asia, according to research carried out by Criteo.

After analysing 21 million online transactions across Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia between 25 October and 30 November last year, Criteo found a significant spike in shopping on 11 November, Singles Day, and the two days prior.

Average online traffic leapt 44 percent between...

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