Since first half of 2013, China popular group buying websites like Nuomi.com, Meituan.com and 55tuan.com all expanded business in lower tier cities in China. Their market share now shows an increasing gap from other group buying websites who are still making efforts in tier-1 and tier-2 cities.
According to the latest data from the report of China group buying market statistics in August published on Tuan88.com, 55tuan and Lashou had 72.6% and 55.97% market share respectively in fourth and lower tier cities but only 5.45% and 13.67% in first tier cities in August. Dianping, which concentrating on prosperous cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, accounted for 69.9% market share while in fourth tier city, it only accounted for 1.16%.
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