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Group buying consolidation gathers pace as Deals.com.au and Ouffer merge

6:06PM | Monday, 18 June 2012 |  Australia’s group buying market is in the midst of a consolidation period, according to analysts, after Melbourne-based site Deals.com.au announced it will merge with Sydney-based site Ouffer.

LivingSocial closes down Jump On It

6:21PM | Friday, 8 June 2012 |  US group buying giant LivingSocial has closed down sister site Jump On It, transferring all Australian subscribers and customers into LivingSocial Australia.

LivingSocial swoops for Aussie start-up Jump On It

3:38PM | Monday, 5 March 2012 |  US group buying giant LivingSocial has acquired Australian start-up Jump On It, one year after taking a 31% stake in the company, in a deal believed to be worth around $40 million.

Start-up, group buying sites under fire over bungled sunglasses promotion

12:17PM | Friday, 9 December 2011 |  Customers have been left blinking in frustration after a start-up’s promotional group buying deal promising $1 sunnies has left many empty-handed.

Foursquare deal with LivingSocial set to boost retailers

7:20PM | Thursday, 14 July 2011 |  Location-based social networking site Foursquare has partnered with American Express to distribute coupons on behalf of five major group-buying companies, including LivingSocial.

Groupon enters Aussie market

12:55PM | Wednesday, 22 December 2010 |  Groupon has finally entered the Australian market, but local operators believe the US-based group buying website will struggle to compete in what is already an established market.