Singles Day shopping spree smashes record in China

The world's biggest online shopping spree Singles Day has opened in China and it's already breaking records.

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    The world's biggest online shopping spree Singles Day has opened in China and it's already breaking records.

    The e-commerce giant Alibaba says sales topped $1.5bn in just the first three minutes of the shopping bonanza opening.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Beijing.


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