About a decade ago, e-commerce giant Alibaba supercharged an entire day on the Chinese calendar. November 11 became known as Singles Day, a celebration of being single, back in the 90s, but when Alibaba turned the date into a chance for singles to buy cool stuff for themselves at Black Friday level prices, the new tradition was born.
Now, American online retailers are trying to start their own version on October 10. Those sellers are hoping 10.10 Day becomes the new start of the holiday shopping season — so to do our part, the Boing Boing Store is offering big price drops on 20 cool items that can start your holiday shopping off on the right foot.
Or…just get yourself something nice. Single or not, you're worth it.
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