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Fraud: The Scourge of the Daily Deals Industry

Phil McDonnell | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Phil McDonnell

While the media focuses almost exclusively on what's wrong with the daily deals industry, there has been an overwhelming silence about what can be done to make daily deals more attractive to businesses and customers.

LivingSocial Challenges Groupon

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - LivingSocial, the second-largest daily deal company, launched its first product sales busine...

Groupon's Next Move

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

Groupon founder Andrew Mason has built a castle. His Internet coupon empire will harvest some $2.4 billion in sales this year thanks to rapid growth i...

Before It's Too Late: Rethinking the Daily Deals Business Model

Dave Gilbertson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Small Business
Dave Gilbertson

In the meteoric rise of the deals industry, local merchants have found that they receive once-and-done boatloads of deal-seekers. It's a world set up for the deal providers' success, not the local merchants,' and it must change.

The Perils of the Daily Deal Customer

Joanna Robinson | Posted 06.18.2012 | DC
Joanna Robinson

When you cheap, bulk customers flood me with all kinds of additional problems, the costs extend beyond money. I actually made a profit off the last Groupon I ran. But I won't do it again because of the pain inflicted on me when dealing with you.

The Ultimate Irony of Groupon

Richard Komaiko | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology
Richard Komaiko

Just yesterday, a Pennsylvania lawyer filed a class action lawsuit against Groupon on behalf of all shareholders who bought in during the infamous IPO. The fate of Groupon literally depends on whether this class action lawsuit "tips."

What's Hot With Celeb Moms: MSN Launches Daily Deal Site That Gives Back

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

I am a product of the New York City School System. I know firsthand what budget cuts can do to teachers and students. Now more than ever, they need a little help!

Rachel Tepper

When The Fine Print On Daily Deals Sparks Conflict | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As deal-of-the-day websites flourish, many restaurants are finding themselves at odds with promotions that may harm more than help, irri...

Buyer Behavior and Daily Deal Sites

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology
Gary Liberson, PhD

If you are interested in IPOs, then you must be wondering if the daily deal sites are a sustainable business. Perhaps more to the point, you should be wondering how Groupon could be worth $6 billion?

Daily Deal For August 8th, 2011: Tia's Freestyle Sandals (Video)

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

For anyone with hopeless addiction to fashion magazines or a working knowledge of the contestants on Project Runway, today’s Grommet is for you....

Daily Deal For August 5th: Annie Howes Pendant Kit (Video)

Posted 10.04.2011 | Women

Afraid you aren’t crafty enough to make your own jewelry? Fear not! Annie Howes Make Your Own Pendant Kit is the perfect way to use your creativ...

Food Critic Exposes The Bad Dining Deals From Groupon, Gilt & More

Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

There has been a ton of chatter recently about the plethora of deal sites around, and their viability in the marketplace. Bloomberg food critic Ryan S...

13 Ways To Save Money You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

In an attempt to tap into the expanding daily deals market, Facebook on Tuesday launched Deals in five cities. Facebook hopes to utilize social conne...