Group Buying in Canada in 2010 – Groupon Finishes Strong, LivingSocial Stalls and the Big Media Players

It has been quite a 2010 in the group buying space. Lots of activity in the last quarter including, Google’s attempted purchase of Groupon, Amazon investing in LivingSocial and the amount of players entering the space is staggering. Of course much of the news is dominated by what comes out of the US, but what

Groupon Twice the Size of Living Social in Canada … In Terms of Revenue

Earlier tonight Mashable posted, By Traffic, Groupon Is Ten Times Bigger Than Its Nearest Competitor in which they showed the market share of group buying sites. See below. ComScore is not showing nearly the spread between Groupon and LivingSocial in the US. See graph below: In Canada, according to ComScore, here is the traffic trend

Groupon Has Saved Canadians $4.6M and Hits $2.5M in Gross Sales in Canada

Chicago based Groupon which started selling its daily deals in Canada on April 19 in Toronto and on April 26 in Vancouver has hit the $2.5M in gross revenues as of yesterday. Back on June 20th I posted that Groupon hit $1M in Gross Revenue, marking a acceleration in revenue. NOTE: This is according to