Posts Tagged: daily deals

Indian media giant acquires India's CouponDunia

Indian media giant acquires eshopping discounts site CouponDunia

Times Internet, the online subsidiary of The Times of India Group, is expanding its web empire with yet another Indian startup acquisition.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 7:52 pm
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China, Jumei make-up daily deals

China’s daily deals sector gets a boost as one site seeks to raise $400 million in US IPO

China’s daily deals industry is worth about US10 billion per year – and that makes the risky and highly fragmented sector worth fighting...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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LivingSocial grows to 2.4 million registered users in the Philippines

Amid tough competition in the daily deals sector, LivingSocial Philippines revealed this week that it has about 2.4 million registered users...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Baidu acquires Nuomi

Baidu acquires remaining stake in Renren’s daily deals site

Back in August last year, Chinese search engine Baidu acquired the majority stake in Renren’s (NYSE:RENN) group buying site for $160 milli...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
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Will Tiki.vn go head-to-head with Lazada in Vietnam’s e-commerce battle in 2014?

Tiki.vn and Lazada Vietnam may be the two key players in Vietnam's e-commerce market in 2014.

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Forget Vietnam’s Lazada and Zalora, Hotdeal.vn makes 10,000 deliveries per day

Back in 2010, Hotdeal.vn had just started. It was going up against NhomMua, the rising star with over $60 million in funding. Fast forward t...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Struggling LivingSocial quits South Korea market, sells out to Groupon for $260 million

Daily deals site LivingSocial announced today it will sell LivingSocial Korea, the company that owns group buying site Ticket Monster (a...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Groupon’s fake vitamins in the Philippines could damage trust in e-commerce

In recent years, the emergence of daily deals sites has helped grow e-commerce in the Philippines. This alone tells us that Filipinos are no...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 3:32 pm
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9 Indonesian E-Commerce Players: We’re All Doing Fine!

18 popular online shopping sites in Indonesia (2014 edition)

One of the sure things in Indonesia’s internet industry is the ample amount of ecommerce startups hanging around the corner.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Tech In Asia Meetup: The battle at the top of the daily deals market in Vietnam [VIDEO]

In Vietnam, it is quite arguable that the ecommerce market has been led in large part by daily deals companies. Back in early 2012, ecommerc...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tencent takes 20% stake in China’s Yelp, will add listings and restaurant reservations to WeChat

Tencent takes 20% stake in China’s Yelp, will add local listings and restaurant reservations to WeChat

Chinese web and social media titan Tencent (HKG:0700) has revealed this afternoon that it has taken a 20 percent stake in Dianping, a Yelp-s...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Jumei US IPO plan

Here comes the first daily deals site from China to seek a US IPO

China’s daily deals market is huge, but it’s even more fragmented and risky as a business than the country’s cut-throat e-...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 8:28 pm
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China’s top daily deals site doubles sales in 2013, now pulls in over $16 million each day

Meituan, China’s top daily deals startup, has managed to double its sales revenue during 2013. Meituan CEO Wang Xing took to Sina Weib...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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What is e-commerce going to look like in Vietnam in 2014?

Here's some of our predictions on what e-commerce will look like in 2014. It's going to be a big battle between verticals while Lazada stand...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 3:10 pm
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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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Baidu in talks to acquire China’s most popular food review site Dianping for $2 billion UPDATE: Denied

UPDATE 10/24/2013 16:08 – Dianping has denied reports saying it is in acquisition negotiations with Baidu. Chinese search giant Baid...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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Trends N’ Deals: another daily deals site emerge in the Philippines, aims to lead the space within a year

We’ve seen a number of daily deals site pop in the Philippine. Of these many sites, Metrodeal still leads the space. But not fearing the c...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 5:44 pm
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