Groupon HK’s Local Strategy: Now partners with China’s Foursquare, Jiepang

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This is when group buying fusions with location-based service (LBS) in Asia: Groupon Hong Kong has made the initiative to partner with Chinese location-based service, Jiepang (loosely translated as street side). For those who don’t know, Jiepang is a location-based service founded by David Liu. Liu tried Foursquare in the U.S and felt that this […] Related posts: Groupon, Tencent, …

Groupon wants China

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What’s next for Groupon after rejecting Google’s $6 billion mouth-watering offer? ‘More expansion’ is the answer. Groupon has recently acquired 3 group-buying sites based in Singapore and Taiwan and is looking to expand to larger markets in Asia. “We’ll continue to expand geographically and on the subscriber front,” Rob Solomon, Groupon president and chief operating officer, […] Related posts: Benz …