Now, It’s Groupon.cn’s Turn

Gaopeng, the JV between Groupon and Tencent managed to weather through all the missteps like shutting down branch sites, shrinking payroll and consumer complaints over counterfeit products, and now it’s Groupon.cn(or 团宝网, groupon.com.cn)’s turn to face a new wave of group buying drama in China.

Though the company’s domain name resembles its American counterpart, it actually was registered by Ren Chunlei, founder and CEO of groupon.cn, and the site has nothing to do with Groupon.com, the originator of group buying service. It’s just one of the many Chinese copycats that happen or lucky enough to register a nice domain name that relates to Groupon.com. That’s all.

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Ben Jiang

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