Indicative of the changes in the Chinese economy, the 'Singles Day' sales have just been held and Alibaba, the web based, Chinese marketing company made record sales in one day.
The World's Biggest Shopping Day
For the first time customers could use virtual reality to inspect the items they were interested in buying. With 176,000 orders being placed every second, delivery becomes a major priority.
Special arrangements were made to use some of the 22,000 km of very fast train tracks to help in the delivery process.