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O2O commerce is generating real money in China

O2O commerce GMV grew 38 per cent last year as Chinese consumers became increasingly enthusiastic about using smartphones to buy goods and services.

Dianping files for US IPO

Dianping, The Yelp-like website in China, has filed for US listing to raise up to $1 billion. Dianping is described as “a local life information and trading platform” and one of the first online independent third-party consumer service rating sites worldwide. In addition to detailed merchant information, consumer service rating services and featured promotions, Dianping also provides group-buying, e-membership cards, online restaurant reservations, and other online to offline services. The…