• Alibaba smashed through its Singles Day sales record on Sunday.
  • The gross merchandise value (GMV) hit over $30.8 billion in sales in the 24-hour shopping event.
  • That topped the $25.3 billion record set in 2017.
  • Singles Day got off to a strong start with sales hitting $1 billion in one minute and 25 seconds.

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