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Chinese goliath Alibaba is the one of the world’s largest retailers and ecommerce companies. It comprises three main marketplaces – B2B, C2C Taobao, and B2C Tmall – all of which sell an eclectic variety of products. Since its inception in 1999, Alibaba has grown to boast a 60% share of the Chinese ecommerce market. Its primary sales events on November 11, Singles’ Day, offers massive discounts as well as a countdown-to-midnight gala featuring performances from global stars. Alternative Chinese marketplace is Tmall’s biggest competitor.