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The Australian group buying market is set to grow by 284 per cent in 2011, generating A$242m and capturing 0.1 per cent of Australia’s A$200bn retail market. The forecast from research firm Telsyte says group-buying is the fastest growing in the online retail. The sector is in nascent development, with players launching last …


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  1. ratfox
    Dead Vulture

    grow by 284% !!

    ...capturing 0.1% of retail market.

    Erm, hey, I bet that last year it grew from an even bigger percentage, when it captured 0.03% of the market. Wonderful. Great. Wake me up when it is at 3%, 'kay?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What is "group buying"?

    what is it, how does it work?

  3. flibbertigibbet

    Looks like a email phishing expidtion to me

    3 of the 4 named web sites want your email address before showing you the discounts. The 4th has the decency to let you see (but not use) the product they are trying to see before asking for your email address.

    It looks to me like Telsyte is a flak machine for hire. El Reg swallowed their bait, and has been duped into spruiking some dubious web sites. Shame on you El Reg.

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