November 11th is coming up quickly, and although it should be primarily recognized as a day to mark the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers, it also happens to be the day of the largest online shopping even in the world.

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Every November 11th, Alibaba Group holds the world’s largest 24-hour online shopping event. The 11.11 shopping festivals started in 2009 with only 27 vendors. The event has now tipped the global scales and has become an event with ten of thousands of merchants, millions of buyers and sales skyrocketing into the billions.

If you’re interested in checking it out head over to Alibaba.