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Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Web shopping deals for 50% To 90% off with group buy sites


Groupon, Living Social and lots more of the so-called group buying sites are popping up all over the place. Last week on KIAH 39News, I took a look at what shoppers need to know when using these very popular websites. Thanks to Laurie Kendrick with RFC Media for letting me know about Amberly Allen and

Here are some of the group buy sites:


  1. In Beijing, the group shopping is very popular now, about 80% to 90% off with every category.

  2. Keep in mind that some of what posts are scams. I was called by a customer today because he'd found something that sounded too good to be true. was selling $400 worth of golf at my course for $29.99. This was never approved by myself nor anyone else at our course so we will NOT be honoring the golf cards they sell.

    CONSUMER BEWARE! Call the company providing the product or service before you purchase from sites that have offers that sound too good to be true! My customer isn't going to be out money for nothing because he called me first.


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