Dangdang.com Sets Up E-commerce Lifestyle Services Department

Chinese B2C e-commerce website Dangdang.com announced the formal launch of a new lifestyle department, which will be responsible for operating services such as mobile phone fee recharges, group discount platform, and tourism products.

Chinese Group Buying Websites Merge Under Unified Brand

Chinese group buying website Ftuan.com announced that its physical company has been renamed from Beijing Kala Interactive Technology Company Limited to Beijing Wangluo Tianxia Life Technology Company Limited, and both Ftuan.com and Gaopeng.com will be integrated into the company.

Internet Death Knell As Group Discount Buying Websites Merge In China

Ftuan.com, a Chinese group buying website, and Gaopeng.com, the joint venture between Tencent and Groupon, have reportedly completed their merger and integration, and the new company will be led by Lin Ning from Ftuan.com.

Kaixin001.com’s Group Buying Business To Be Operated By Ftuan.com

Chinese social networking site Kaixin001.com has announced that its group buying business, which it previously operated on its own, will transform to a third-party cooperation model.

Chinese Group Buying Navigation Website Opened By Shanda

China’s Shanda has announced its launch a new navigation site, Tuan.sdo.com, for group buying websites.

Rumor: Groupon Eyes Chinese E-commerce Market

Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen, vice president of Groupon, has reportedly revealed the company’s intention to enter the Chinese market.