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…