Posts Tagged: deals

In Chinese E-Commerce and Daily Deals Industry, Outsourcing Makes Enemies into Frenemies

There’s a new trend in the e-commerce and group buying – aka: daily deals – space in China for former rivals to work toget...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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Why Chinese Consumers Can’t Resist Movie Ticket Deals [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. When we looked at the most rec...

  • March 7, 2012
  • at 4:49 pm
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Deals On Demand: Handsup Lets You Create Your Own Discounted Deal

Unlike the common group-buying websites in China, has an interesting new spin. It is the first domestic site that allows consumer...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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China’s Daily Deals Market Sees Three Local Winners Emerge

Updated stats for China’s fierce group-buy market seem to suggest that we can now crown a triumvirate of winners – Lashou, Meitu...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
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Innovation Works’ Buding Start-Up Gets Its Just Desserts, Some A-Round Funding

The Innovation Works-incubated start-up Buding – aka ‘Pudding’ in English – has received A-round financing for its o...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Taobao’s Daily Deals Site Grows Up, Spins Off

Alibaba has today announced that its group buy site, Taobao Ju Hua Suan – meaning Taobao group bargains – is going to be spun of...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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Rumor: Chinese Daily Deals Site Bracing for Huge Jobs Lay-Offs

Today, the Chinese media is reporting rumors from reliable sources that Lashou, one of China’s leading indie group buy sites, is about...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 2:20 pm
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WangPiao to Use Funding to Make Buying Cinema Tickets More Social

Wang Piao – meaning “web tickets” – is a Chinese net company that sells cinema ticket deals in 23 cities. It will soon complete a se...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 3:37 pm
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China’s Most Audacious Groupon Clone on the Brink, 80% of Staff Fired

The group buy website that most audaciously cloned Groupon in China looks like it might be one of the first big-name casualties in the feroc...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Rumor: 360Buy Wants to Outsource Its Daily Deals Portal

There’s a rumor in China’s online retailing industry that 360Buy, the country’s second-biggest B2C e-commerce site, is see...

  • April 20, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Daily Deals Market in China Sees Groupon Failing Badly, Movie Tickets in Demand

Group-buy aggregators and analysts Dataotuan are back in action, tracking 125 deals sites throughout January to find the latest trends among...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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More Consumers Turn to Group Buying Sites for Chinese New Year Dinner Deals

Despite a tough year for many group buying sites in China – including lots of terrible publicity such as huge spikes in customer compl...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Rumor: Lashou Mall to Launch Next Week, Disrupt E-Commerce in China

Lashou, one of China’s leading group-buy sites, is rumored to be expanding into the more conventional e-commerce segment next week wit...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 3:55 pm
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Dianping Gets Glowing Review From Chinese VCs

The Chinese group buying and venue review site,, has been awarded the title of “Chinese web company with the most investm...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Report: 42.2 Million Chinese Use Daily Deals Sites [STATS]

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has today released a paper entitled 2011 China Group Buy Users Investigative Report wh...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
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China’s Top 20 Daily Deals Sites – and Who Has the Hottest Deals?

In updated stats from group buy deal aggregator DaTaoTuan which go right up to the end of August, we get a new snapshot of China’s fra...

  • October 1, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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It’s a Deal! FTuan Snags $60 Million in Funding, Kaixin Partnership

Chinese group buy site FTuan has confirmed, by way of its CEO, Lin Ning, that it has secured US$60 million in third-round funding. With 2,00...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Shanghai Start-Up Skimbl is a Curated Local Venue Search Engine [INTERVIEW]

Skimbl is a Euro-Chinese start-up, launched just this summer, that’s a sort of contextualised, reviews- and events-oriented search eng...

  • September 21, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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