There are no earthshaking changes on the Daily Deal market in China in our data. The earthshaking part was/is in the press. They’re about firing lots of staff after hiring a lot. They’re about the money invested and the same
We’re happy to announce the first winner of our ongoing Bookmark/Buy deals game. The first winner is “碧水蓝天” and he has won a free deal valued at 150 rmb. Check Tencent Weibo for more info （http://t.qq.com/dataotuan）.
The daily deal market in China is getting tougher for all the players. That’s our general conclusion looking at the July numbers. The top 10-20 players have to start finetuning on all levels as the impulsive “Just publish a deal”
Everyday thousands of deals are curated by Dataotuan. Looking at these, day in, day out you start noticing patterns, outliers, lots of condoms (the whole condom deals will be something for another post) and also many similar deals.
The China Red Cross is very much in the news and not because of its charity. From the NY Times - An Online Scandal Underscores Chinese Distrust of State Charities (also see Chinasmack for related pics and text) The photographs of
Groupbuying, daily deals, tuangous, all different names for roughly the same but at the moment very hot concept. Every day several thousands of new (daily) deals are offered in China. New websites are entering the market as well, a booming
For now this post serves as the first post of many to follow. And what better way is there to show the uniqueness of the Chinese daily deal market, also known as Tuangou, by showing an image of an ad for Groupon….. the