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Deal-buying sites enter new era of e-commerce

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 00:00

[SINGAPORE] When US- based Groupon bought the homegrown Beeconomic deal-buying site a few years back for the reported sum of US$24 million, deal-buying sites were all the rage. Deal-buying sites - which generally feature daily "deals" (heavily discounted products and services) - burst onto the