Posts Tagged: group shopping

MiQi, With New VC Funding, Aims to be China’s Cosmetics Store

The Chinese e-commerce site, which specializes in cosmetics, has just completed a round of funding from DT Capital. It’s valued, i...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:57 am
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Kaixin Opens Up its Group Buy Site, Looks for Partners

Kaixin, the Chinese social network, is opening up its fairly new group buy site, Kaixin Tuan Gou, to partners, making it an open platform. T...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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Rakuten China Launches a Group Buy Portal, With 50 Big-Name Brands

Rakuten China, a joint venture between the Japanese e-commerce giant and Baidu, has today rolled out a brand-oriented group buy portal.

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 3:27 pm
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Groupon Opens Hong Kong Travel Deals Portal, Slips Down in Market Share in Taiwan

There’s some mixed news for Groupon in the Greater China area today, with the opening of Groupon Hong Kong’s brand-new travel de...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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[UPDATED] Lays Off Hundreds of Groupon China Staff, Rumors of No Cash Flow

[UPDATE on July 30th - We've been contacted by Groupon head of PR in the UK who confirms an unspecified amount of staff being cut, but clari...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
Read More Awarded Compensation from in Copyright Case

Two of China’s many group buying start-ups have ended a long-running legal battle, with ordered to pay the larger Dianping....

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Is Renren Behind a Kaixin-Badged Group Buy Clone?

The long drawn-out battle between Renren (NYSE:RENN) and Kaixin over the “Kaixin” brand-name looks like it might have moved to t...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rumor: LivingSocial to Bring its Group Buy Site to China

Rumors are swirling around China's e-commerce industry that the US firm LivingSocial is in talks to buy into the group buy site

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 7:39 pm
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CEO of Focus Media: Group Buy Sites in China Bring an Ad Spending Boom

The CEO of Focus Media, China's biggest outdoor digital media agency, has revealed that the country's multitude of booming group buy sites n...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 7:40 pm
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Let’s Powwow: a Chinese LBS That Puts Deals Before Check-Ins [INTERVIEW]

Chinese start-up Let’s Powwow is a unique location-based service (LBS), social network, and group buy/deals site. Located at

  • July 31, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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Group Buy Websites in China See Falling Prices, Tencent Rising

It’s tough being a small fish in a crowded pond – which is likely how many of China’s group buy sites are feeling. They...

  • July 27, 2011
  • at 6:21 pm
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