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BEIJING - China"s weeks-long mid-year online shopping event got off to a steady start amid business resumption and pro-growth policy incentives, which analysts believe can help boost consumption as COVID-19 impacts wear thin. The annual shopping bonanza, featuring promotional campaigns at multiple e-commerce platforms, kicked off on June 1. Many online retailers said sales took off in the beginning hours, especially on upscale big-ticket items. The first 4 hours of's campaign saw sales of gaming television top that of last June as a whole, while sales of smartphones costing over 4,000 yuan ($596) from six brands tripled year-on-year. Suning