Beijing time on October 8th morning news, the U.S. technology blog Techcrunch reported Friday, half of the United States second group purchase website LivingSocial total revenue was less than competitors Groupon, but its September total revenue growth rate is five times of Groupon, and this is mainly due to the organic food supermarket Whole Foods cooperation.
The latest data of American
group purchase aggregation sites released by the Yipit, LivingSocial September total revenue in the North American market in August surged 32%, Groupon total revenues increased by only 6%.
Yipit is expected in September to buy LivingSocial total transaction of $59 million 300 thousand, representing an increase of $14 million 600 thousand in August, of which up to $10 million deal with Whole Foods.
however, even without considering the boost effect of Whole Foods transactions, in September the total revenue of LivingSocial also achieved an increase of 10%, which is still higher than the increase of Groupon. September, Groupon North American market to buy the total transaction is estimated at $143 million 400 thousand. Groupon market share in North America is still 54%, LivingSocial share of $22%.
Groupon is expected to achieve full year total revenue of $3 billion 200 million, while LivingSocial’s total revenue is expected to reach $1 billion 700 million. The total revenue is the total amount of the transaction, not the company to eliminate the actual income directly after the other.
North America in September to buy the overall market growth of 12%, total revenue is estimated to reach $266 million 600 thousand, which is higher than the growth rate of 9% in August.
Groupon and LivingSocial share in the market for a total of 76% group purchase group purchase website, but some small emerging growth are also significant. Ranked third of total revenue in September grew by TravelZoo, AmazonLocal total revenue grew by $177% in the year, Google Google Offers grew by $236% in. (Puma Hz)