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Koovs – Is This A Cracker of A Deal or Crackpot?

The Bangalore based daily deal site Koovs.com had put up a deal on the popular dual core smartphone – Samsung Galaxy S2 – back in August. The screenshot of the deal is shown below:   And a few days back, to … More »

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Is Interest in SnapDeal Waning?

SnapDeal’s popularity had been soaring for the last year that at one point it even overtook the mighty Groupon briefly. But traffic in the last ninety days and particularly the last month suggests otherwise. Is the hype finally dying? Is … More »

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Are Deal Sites Turning Into Spaminators?

Since the launch of the National Do Not Call Registry service by TRAI, the amount of mobile spam has certainly gone down. However, as SMS advertising continues to be one of the cheapest modes of advertising, not to mention highly … More »

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Interview with Koovs co-founder – Rajesh Kamra – Part III

  [Part I of the interview] [Part II of the interview]   In the concluding part of this exclusive interview, Rajesh discusses the reason behind diving into the products segment. He also talks about exploring other verticals and how the … More »

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Interview with Koovs co-founder – Rajesh Kamra – Part II

  [Part I of the interview]   Here’s the second in the three-part interview, where Rajesh talks about the BenefitsPLUS acquisition, the synergies created and how it’ll affect the future roadmap for Koovs.   Praveen (PR): How many merchants/vendors has … More »

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Interview with Koovs co-founder – Rajesh Kamra – Part I

It was a breezy Monday afternoon in Bangalore for India Deal Sites blog’s first interview. I was at the Koovs office in Koramangala when I suggested it looks like the perfect afternoon to go on a long drive. “Probably another … More »

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Deal Two-face: Two Sites Offering the Same Deals!

We’ve seen different deal sites running a particular deal simultaneously or at a later date. Sometimes even two variants of the same deal.   But how about this… Two deal sites running the exact same set of active deals. That’s right … More »

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Rip-off #2 – Gone in 60

As more people take to internet shopping and online auctions, the number of complaints about transactions & service have increased. Earlier, we’d reported on how naaptol used fake discounts to sell Apple iPad 2 devices at a higher than market price – … More »

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Rip-off #1 – Bad Apples!

With over 150 e-commerce portals in India, it has become common for these sites to employ price tricks and manipulation tactics – primarily as a shortcut to persuade consumers to buy products & services from their site over the competition. … More »

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The Master List of Daily Deal & Group Buying Sites in India

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With over 500 daily deal and group buying sites in the US and another 500+ in China, are the 50-odd such sites in the Indian e-commerce space seem too less or way too much?   There are 2 international players … More »

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