Group Online Shopping Sites Become Problematic In China

Group Online Shopping Sites Become Problematic In China
technology

Chinese clones of the immensely popular group online site, groupon.com, have created a problem for netizens from China.

Naresh Kumar
  • 6 september 2010

The trend of group online shopping, which was popularized in the US by services like groupon.com, has been on the rise in China. Consequently, hundreds of Chinese clones of Groupon have sprung up on the web, becoming the most popular online shopping platforms in the country. While they offer better deals on a wide range of products, these group online shopping sites have also led to some emerging problems. CNN Go reports that some Chinese netizens have complained against false advertising and service quality of merchants on these groupon clone sites:

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