Singles’ Day in China was created by college students in spite of Valentine’s day to buy gifts for themselves. Now the largest shopping day in the world, learn how U.S. retailers are trying to adopt this atypical holiday, and how it can increase online fraud. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss this and more, including COVID-19 testing updates, consumer behavior changes due to the pandemic, the election affecting buyers, potential net negative gains, protection from anarchy, holiday season shopping prediction trends, the need for brick and mortar stores, and the origins of the word “quarantine”.