Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua
Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua

Online push helps Shanghai shopping festival pull in US$2.2 billion of sales in first 24 hours

  • The Double Five shopping festival is part of measures to boost consumer spending, which has slowed during the Covid-19 outbreak
  • Combined sales from online and offline channels crossed the 10 billion yuan mark 20 hours after the event launched

Topic |   E-commerce
Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua
Customers shop at a shopping mall in east China's Shanghai on April 11, 2020. File photo: Xinhua
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