Posts Tagged: group buying

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
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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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Why did Baidu buy a controlling stake in Nuomi?

After rumors had been cropping up for some time, Chinese search giant Baidu finally confirmed its investment of $160 million in Renren group...

  • August 26, 2013
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The Impact of Vietnam’s Fallen Group Buying Star

Although Nhom Mua, Vietnam’s leading group-buying site, is finally back online, the news of its investigation by authorities – and t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Singapore daily deals site sinks into oblivion

Once the hottest ticket in the startup scene, group buying has cooled. Following a wave of consolidations in the industry, less-able competi...

  • August 13, 2012
  • at 11:40 am
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Perx dumped daily deals business to focus on loyalty card app, has no regrets

This startup is rewriting the rules of the daily deals and advertising industries.

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 9:54 am
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JigoCity, a porn publisher-owned daily deals site, retreats from parts of Asia

JigoCity, a daily deals site owned by Penthouse publisher FriendFinder Networks (yes, that FriendFinder), has announced that it will not off...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Chinese Women-Oriented Deals Site Attracts $5 Million in US VC Funding

While most of the far-too-numerous daily deals sites in China are going through a rough time, the woman-oriented group buying website MaiHao...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 4:05 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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Shanghai residents can now order delivery from China’s most popular food review website

Food review and group-buying website Dianping officially launched its food delivery service in Shanghai after a one-month beta test, acco...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Spungry looks to disrupt the traditional group buying industry in Singapore with just $1

While Singapore has seen its share of group buying startups in the past few years, the country will be seeing another one popping up next mo...

  • September 20, 2013
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24Quan Closes For Good

Chinese group buying site 24Quan, once in the country’s top five deals sites, has been in the rough for some time now, and it suspende...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Asia’s daily deals industry jumps the shark, but could see Rocky Balboa moment

Just like how the movie Rocky Balboa became a surprise hit in the face of doubts in 2006 -- 16 years after the disappointing last film -- As...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 2:17 pm
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World’s first Groupon retail shop to launch in Singapore

Groupon has today announced the official launch of the world’s first and only Groupon Shop, which will happen on 4th July. The store h...

  • June 21, 2012
  • at 2:44 pm
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Facebook Offers rolls out in Asia, gives daily deal sites a run for their money

Facebook has launched a feature that allows users to get special deals from merchants within the social network. The deals will appear on t...

  • April 15, 2012
  • at 10:23 am
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Dealised Doubles Down on Asia, But Where Does China Fit in?

Group-buy service provider Dealised has announced that it has sold off its European operations to Group Commerce Inc, and also has struck an...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 5:00 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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