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Gaopeng, the Groupon China to Merge with FTuan?
Words have been whirling that Gaopeng, the JV of Groupon and Tencent would be merged with FTuan, another Chinese daily deal service invested by Tencent by the end of next month, a move highlighting Groupon’s retreating and that Tencent’s...
- Posted 397 days ago
Can We Really Trust Group-Buying Sites in China?
When it comes to group buying daily deal sites, two key things that influence your decision to buy now is how many other people have bought the deal and how much time you have left. Obviously if...
- Posted 690 days ago
Groupon Is Rectifying Missteps
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason showed up at a press conference on June 10 after investigating China market and visiting Gaopeng Beijing office, the group-buying site co-launched by Groupon and Tencent, the giant Chinese internet company. Mason said...
- Posted 708 days ago
Feature Friday: An Inside Look at Groupon Taiwan with Co-Founder Andy Kuo
This post was contributed by our friend’s at TechOrange Global and written by Jeremy Brand Yuan. Original post here. TechOrange Global is a tech-based blog based in Taipei that aims to deliver the latest in the tech industry...
- Posted 741 days ago
Breaking, Groupon.com Acquired Groupon.cn
It’s good to be a copycat in China as long as the market it’s dealing with is still hot, and if you own the .cn domain of the original site, it is definitely one of the keys...
- Posted 756 days ago
Facebook Pushes into Group Buying Market
With its mammoth collection of more than 500 million members, why wouldn’t Facebook enter the group buying world? People are already on Facebook and engaged with what their friends are doing plus group buying is the ‘it’ thing...
- Posted 795 days ago
Sina Launched Group-Buying Aggregator Service, With Weibo Integrated
Weituan, the Sina’s group-buying aggregator service has been launched for a week. Unlike other group-buying aggregator such as tuan800, 360tuan etc, Sina’s Weituan, with its Weibo service integrated, has many more social features bundled. Basically on Weituan,...
- Posted 796 days ago
2011 of Chinese Group Buying Market, the Year of Burning-Money
When Groupon officially steps into China, all the leading local group buying sites recently announced their marketing budge in 2011, which gave us some amazing figures: ~$200millions are planned to be burned for advertising by 5 leading...
- Posted 802 days ago