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China's Singles Day sparks online spending spree

This Wednesday is "Singles Day" in China.

Originally a sort of anti-Valentine's day for the unattached, it has morphed into the biggest online shopping day of the year.

As people across the country got ready to take advantage of huge discounts, BBC News visited JD.com, one of the top e-commerce companies in China, to hear from Senior Vice-President Zhang Chen on how they prepare for the big day.

  • 11 Nov 2015
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