An advertisement for Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping festival in Shanghai on November 1. Photo: Reuters
An advertisement for Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping festival in Shanghai on November 1. Photo: Reuters

Alibaba, Meituan units summoned by Chinese regulator for ‘unfair competition’ during Singles’ Day festival

  • The market watchdog in the southern province of Guangdong cautions e-commerce platform operators against business malpractice
  • This year’s Singles’ Day shopping spree is the first one since Beijing fined Alibaba and Meituan over monopolistic behaviour

An advertisement for Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping festival in Shanghai on November 1. Photo: Reuters
An advertisement for Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping festival in Shanghai on November 1. Photo: Reuters
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