The joke fell flat with chinese internet users at a time when the venture capital-backed groupon is aggressively expanding its services and staffing in mainland china. (disclosure: osman's blog contains affiliate links to groupon getaways) the tour guide in china also took the travelers to the city of suzhou. Groupon's problems in china, including a recent round of staff layoffs, have come as no surprise to analysts, who hold that the company rushed its plans in the. Groupon shares still down 61 per cent over last 12 china’s alibaba buys 56 per cent stake in groupon to rank as no 4 shareholder in online deals site hong.
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Groupon's (grpn) continued focus on execution of its product, supply, and marketing initiatives were positives in the quarter. The leading daily deals site has everything going for it domestically, but that means nothing when it comes to avoiding the scrap heap other high-flying us internet companies have been tossed onto in china when groupon china finally, officially, goes live, again, it will have some 1,700 local.
Answer 1 of 14: has any one purchased a trip to china with groupon and especially the china travel service inc was all set to book but i found a few posts that indicated the trip mioght be to good to be true. Groupon getaways: discover top-rated getaways groupon didn't get your email from facebook, but we need it to sign you up. At this point, it's no secret: gaopeng (groupon's nascent effort in china) is a train wreck by september of this year, the seven-month old endeavor had already accumulated $464 million in net losses with just $21 million in revenue.
Even without a global partner like google, groupon's footprint is spreading at a mr solomon says its analyzing the best way to enter china. Groupon has arrived in china on march 16th the online-coupon firm's new site there—a joint venture with tencent, the country's biggest internet company—began offering daily deals such as 75% off the regular price of a trip to an indoor hot-springs resort initial signs were that chinese. The wall street journal reports on the challenges facing group buying website groupon as it enters the china market: china has more internet users than any other nation, but the market is tightly regulated by the government. Find the best travel deals with expedia browse by destination or point of interest to find cheap travel deals for your next trip china expedia partners.
Daily deals site groupon has surged on the news that jack ma's alibaba bought a big stake in the company the groupon and yelp of china just merged. Just because it works in the united states, doesn't mean it will work in china it's a lesson some of our biggest tech brands have learned the hard way and as.
Chinese 'groupon' site offers gay couples free trip to canada to marry china's biggest group deals website, meituan, is offering. In january 2011, groupon, the world's fastest-growing company, launched its online coupon business in china, the world's fastest-growing economy at that time, more than 2,000 chinese group-buying clo. Groupon therapy starting with a two groupon is still working to secure the chinese version of grouponcom, currently operating in china under the name gaopeng. Groupon's new chinese website is the latest test of whether foreign internet companies can make it in china while the company has the backing of china's largest web player, it is entering a market with a number of challenges.