Posts Tagged: gaopeng

Groupon China, Gaopeng

Groupon’s China Site Gets $30 Million Funding From Joint-Venture Partners

Groupon’s China venture has had a rough ride, but it’s still alive. The site, called Gaopeng, has just secured a reported $30 million in...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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China's daily deals market 2013

China’s Daily Deals Market Hits $1.7 Billion in Q1, Not So Fragmented Any More

It’s time to check back in with China’s massive daily deals industry and see how all the Groupon-like sites are progressing in Q...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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China daily deals market share 2012

Huge Consolidation of Market Share in China’s Daily Deals Sector [CHARTS]

We’ve been seeing China’s hotly-contested daily deals industry settle down a bit in the past year – and now new data for 2...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 4:35 pm
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Groupon China’s New Owner Nets $40 Million in Funding for Daily Deals Expansion

You might recall that in June of this year, Groupon China was merged with larger daily deals rival FTuan into a company called GroupNet. And...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 9:53 pm
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Let’s Not Get Excited About the Gaopeng-FTuan Merger, Guys

There’s been an awful lot of discussion recently about the Gaopeng (Groupon)-FTuan merger announced earlier this week. It’s big ...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rumor: China’s Groupon Business to Merge with FTuan

The long-running saga over the fate of Gaopeng, Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) joint-venture in China (with Tencent) is not over yet, with th...

  • June 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Rumor: Groupon in China to be Acquired by FTuan, Sold Out by Its Joint-Venture Partner

Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) daily deals site for China, Gaopeng, which is run as a joint-venture with Tencent (HKG:0700), looks like it is...

  • May 1, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Meituan is China’s King of the Deals, Ending 2011 On a High

The Chinese group-buying site Meituan has ended 2011 as the market leader in this highly competitive sector in the month of December. And so...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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gaopeng-fake-watches

Gaopeng’s Fake Watch Scandal Just Won’t Go Away

Gaopeng, Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) official China JV with Tencent, has not been working out well. Recently, problems like personnel issu...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Abandon Ship! Report Claims Groupon’s China Venture Has Lost 9 VPs in the Past Year

It seems that Gaopeng, Groupon’s China joint-venture (of which it now owns only a minority share), may have something of a personnel i...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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In China’s Daily Deals Market, You Now Need $32+ Million Monthly Revenue to Be a Player

We’re following China’s daily deals market very closely, digging into quarterly market share data as soon as we can get our hands on it....

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 10:12 pm
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Groupon China Rumored to Bring Daily Deals into WeChat App

Now that Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) official China site, Gaopeng, is effectively controlled by Tencent, the country’s biggest web c...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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China’s E-Commerce King Now Top in Daily Deals Too [CHARTS]

New market share stats for China’s fragmented daily deals market in 2012 Q2 in China show the strongest sites consolidating their lead...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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OFFICIAL: Groupon’s China Business Merges With FTuan

Exactly as we’d heard was about to happen in recent rumors, it has just been announced officially that Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) j...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Executives Leaving China’s Group Buy Industry

It’s no secret that group buy is more or less in shambles in China for everyone but a few of the top players. But it seems even some o...

  • May 9, 2012
  • at 2:12 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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layoffs

Employees Say Groupon China Closes More Branches, Lays Off Workers

I’ve seriously run out of ways to begin these “troubled group buy site” stories. But while it seems none of these sites ar...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 1:30 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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