Will ‘Singles Day’ become the Chinese ‘Black Friday’, a fixture on world’s commercial calendar?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2017


Today, November 11, is Singles’ Day in China, the biggest shopping day of the year. Can you see a time when it becomes watched (and possibly imitated) around the world just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday from the US? Yes and no. Yes, because imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and the usual … Continue reading “Will ‘Singles Day’ become the Chinese ‘Black Friday’, a fixture on world’s commercial calendar?”

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Is Black Friday feeling the life changing magic of tidying up the 21st century?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2015


 Black Friday, the American day for big shopping (and deals to match) was relatively slow this year. Why? Those who search for answers to such questions attribute the shoppers’ retail calm to the effect of online deals. Online sales growth is outpacing that of overall retail, so that seems a good answer. But is this … Continue reading “Is Black Friday feeling the life changing magic of tidying up the 21st century?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK