Amazon.com’s trade union Verdi’s 3 day strike does not cover Cyber Monday

In a significant development, trade union Verdi has called on workers at seven German Amazon warehouses to go on a three-day strike which coincides with the discount shopping event “Black Friday” on November 27. The strike is scheduled to begin with Wednesday’s night shift, said Verdi, which is demanding better working conditions and pay. Since…

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day shopping festival hits $1 billion with 1.08 minutes

On Monday, Alibaba Group Holding Inc stated, sales from its annual Singles’ Day shopping event touched $22.63 billion (158.31 billion yuan ) in the first nine hours, up by 25% from 126.72 billion yuan a year earlier. China celebrates Singles’ Day as a shopping festival much like Black Friday or Cyber Monday. It has grown…

Mobile shopping touches $1.2 billion in Black Friday sales

For the first time, shoppers took to their smartphones to snag exclusively deals from retailers such as, Amazon, Walmart and Target. If you shopped on your smartphone during this holiday shopping season, it turns out, you are one among those trend setter who have increasingly adopted their smartphones for their shopping spree. According to Adobe,…