- Alibaba says it has raised more than $ 38 billion in singles sales, making it the biggest holiday in China.
- The retailer broke the records of Prime Prime Day, which generated sales of $ 5.8 billion this year, according to estimates.
- As the record-breaking extravaganza is winding down, photos emerge showing the consequences of intense delivery requirements.
- E-commerce companies reportedly have attracted all-nighters to follow orders placed on November 11, and fast trains are being used to deliver packages.
- The pictures show packed logistics bases overflowing with packages as workers begin sending packages.
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Alibaba reportedly surpassed more than $ 38 billion in sales as of Monday night, with photos showing the intense aftermath of the world's largest 24-hour shopping event.
In the first hour alone, the retailer brought in about $ 13 billion in sales.
The Chinese online retailer has already surpassed Prime Minister Amazon's record, and then some.
Although Amazon did not release official sales numbers, the retailer took in about $ 5.8 billion during Amazon's 2019 release, according to analysts.
While Alibaba's annual online shopping event is comparable to Black Friday or Cyber Monday in the United States, the retailer consistently brings in more money than other competitors in the world.
As Alibaba's record-breaking shopping day winds down, workers reportedly worked around the clock to keep up with intense e-commerce and delivery requirements. The retailer reportedly uses high-speed trains to keep up with deliveries, and e-commerce workers have worked overnight to keep up with demand.