Posts Tagged: groupon

Ensogo CEO Tom Srivorakul

Thailand’s Ensogo Reflects on Success, Aspires to Expand in 2012

Thailand-based daily deals site Ensogo has revealed that its 2012 goals include maintaining its roughly 90 percent market share in Thailand ...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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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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More Asia Problems for Groupon, This Time in Korea

Here’s some more troublesome news on the Groupon front (NASDAQ:GRPN), this time in Korea. The South Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC)...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Attack of the Clones: Group Buy Session at TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. #10:28: Aaaand we’re back. After some connection issues, we’re not...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 10:32 am
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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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Chinese Group Buy Site Lashou Plans US IPO

Amid whispers that no one in China’s group buy scene is making money and sites are running out of cash, reports have surfaced that Las...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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What’s Wrong with Groupon in China?

Things have been looking sort of grim for, Groupon’s joint-venture in China with Tencent. Before the JV was even launched ...

  • August 26, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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More Staff Cuts at Groupon China?

A couple weeks ago, Chinese tech media reported the Groupon China ( had made significant cuts — 25 percent of its staff &#...

  • August 23, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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India’s First Daily Deal Site,, Grew 3.5x in the Last Three Months

Being a first mover doesn’t necessarily mean you will be at the top of the rankings when the dust settles., which claims to be ...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 10:59 pm
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Groupon is Rocking the Daily Deals in Taiwan, Now Boasts Over 50% Market Share [CHART]

Here’s a sentence we’ve never uttered before: Good news for Groupon in Asia! Yes, the American group-buying service Groupon (NAS...

  • January 6, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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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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4 Mistakes Behind Groupon’s Failure in China

Groupon is plagued with a host of problems leading up to its IPO. In the first half of 2011, the company spent an unsustainable $432 million...

  • November 4, 2011
  • at 2:40 pm
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Groupon Officially Re-Brands SoSasta As Crazeal. Will It Fare Any Better?

As anticipated few months back, Groupon has today announced that it has rebranded its Indian subsidiary SoSasta as The portal,...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Groupon Malaysia Earns 3x More Monthly Revenue Than Competitor Everyday

Groupon Malaysia sure has come a long way. It first started business as Groupmore around the middle of last year and was acquired by Groupon...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
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Will Rebranding SoSasta As Crazeal Help Groupon in India?

According to a report on Fusible, Groupon India is trying its best to turn around its fortunes by creating a new group-buy site called Craze...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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Can Be India’s Local Deal Search Engine?

‘Deal’ has become a bit of a buzzword on the Internet of late. Although it can mean any sort of deal, it usually now refers to group-buy...

  • August 26, 2011
  • at 10:58 am
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Hitwise Says Is The Top Group Buy Site in China

The group buying website market in China is crazy. Back in May, Lashou was accused of fixing prices to try to keep themselves in the running...

  • August 15, 2011
  • at 11:39 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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