Some Hong Kong protesters plan to give Taobao’s Singles’ Day a miss
The world’s biggest annual online shopping spree is happening on November 11 – Singles’ Day – but some young Hongkongers are threatening to boycott the massive discounts on the Taobao platform.The annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on the Alibaba Group’s popular marketplace has been targeted by the city’s anti-government protesters, who have used online forum LIHKG to call for a boycott of mainland Chinese businesses and Made-in-China products.But economists point out that Hong Kong shoppers…

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