The total turnover of groupon like daily deal sites in China has reached CNY 6.67 billion in the first quarter of 2013, up by 14.8% compared with the previous quarter. Moreover, monthly sales in March reached a record amount of CNY 2.34 billion.
Google China launched a daily deal aggregation website in beta named “Shihui” which means economical and practical in Chinese. Users can browse or search daily deals in a specific city by site, product category, price and discount on Google Shihui.
Groupon has finally launched their deal in China on Gaopeng.com, in collaboration with Tencent. One powerful feature of the website is that users can login with their qq account and accumulate rebate points (what Tencent call “Caibei” points). Considering there are over 600 million active users on QQ platform, this is no doubt a powerful integration. […]
Groupon China’s website “GaoPeng.com”, a joint venture with Tencent, has officially launched today. Group buying deal is not available yet until March 2011. Users can sign up in one of eleven cities in China: Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chengdu Hangzhou Wuhan Chongqing Tianjin Nanjing Suzhou According to Sohu IT News, deals will be available in […]
Groupon China’s joint venture with Tencent will launch their website “Gaopeng.com” next week. A reporter at Jinghua newspaper managed to open gaopeng.com though there is no products available yet. After he registered his email, he received a note saying that “This website will be officially launched next week” signed by “Team Gaopeng”.
Since Taobao launched Ju Huasuan, a Groupon-like website at ju.taobao.com last March, over 5 million users have purchased with total sale of 200 million yuan (or USD 30.22m) in 2010.
About two weeks ago on Sep 6 2010, Benz put up its 200 “smart” cars on Taobao‘s Groupon-like website offering 23% discount. Mediaedge:cia was the agency behind this campaign and the plan was to sell 200 “smart” cars on Taobao in three weeks’ time. Surprisingly, all cars were sold out in three and half hours. […]