Alibaba Launches 24 Hours Crazy Shopping – 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017!

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival MP

Ladies …are you geared up for the craziest online shopping ever? Well, you better be as 11.11 marks the Global Shopping Festival launched by Alibaba Group. We’re talking about 15 million products offered by 140,000 brands at an unbeatable price!

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival

The 11.11 Global Shopping Festival was introduced with the aim of catering to the rising popularity of online shopping. This year, we are definitely spoilt for choice as a wide range of products ranging from accessories, to home and living items and more are made available on the flagship Tmall and Taobao marketplaces. The shopping festival will run from 00:00 midnight on 11 November for 24 hours! Better prepare a jug of coffee to keep yourself awake *wink*

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival
Cici Cai, Tmall World Southeast Asia Marketing Manager with host Chui Ling sharing about 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017!

If you’re excited, wait until I revealed the Tmall’s unbeatable promotions offered such as:

  • International Shipping starting from RM0!
  • Cashback offers! Shoppers who pay by Malaysia E-banking will enjoy RM30 cashback with a min. spend of RM300 on Taobao (Equivalent of 10% discount)
  • Enjoy RMB50 (=RM33) off on already low-priced sea freight services with a minimum spend of RMB299 (=RM200) on Taobao

There are more exciting promotional offers from Tmall about 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, you can check it out at

No one would have thought an event which started off as ‘Singles Day’ by Alibaba in 2009, will cultivate such a massive hit. Now, the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival is regarded as the ‘Festival of all Festivals’ – the world’s biggest shopping sales event.

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival
At the launch, I spotted many KOLs and influencers such as YouTuber Jinnyboy, social fashion icon and influencer, Jane Chuck, Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2016 and Miss Chinese International 2017’s 1st Runner Up, Serene and many more.

There’s a new highlight in this year Festival as Alibaba aims to transform traditional retail through technology. For example, in China, consumers can visit pop-up cosmetics stores to experience an augmented reality (AR) lipstick trial. Selected partnering stores will feature facial recognition payment and scan-and-deliver Online to Offline (020) shopping.  Got to say I’m totally WOW-ed by it!

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival
With my crazy shopaholic buddies 😀

Oooh boy, does Taoboa think of everything. To make it extra convenient, they’ve also launched Mobile Taoboa app.  To participate this year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, just follow the below simple steps:

  • Download the Mobile Taobao on Android Playstore or iOS Appstore
  • Register on Mobile Taobao
  • Input your mobile number or email address
  • Set your account password
  • You’re set and ready to go!

It was at the event, I got a minor taste of ‘HOW’ crazy it can be to shop online. See the beautiful wardrobe below, I can grab any item, snap a photo and ‘VOILA’ it’s mine!

Alibaba Global Shopping Festival

Well, I got lucky and won myself a gorgeous brown bag home *woots woots*!

So, don’t forget to mark your calendars this 11.11, and share this SPECIAL DATE with your loved ones too! Here’a quick tip, start researching and shop now. Put it into the cart and when the clock strikes 00:00 midnight on 11 November, just pay out and it’s done. *wink* For more information on 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, visit or Mobile Taobao app.

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