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Smart Strategies for Issuing Ecommerce Coupons

Danny Wong | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Danny Wong

Consumers love coupons, and brands are eager to issue them. Discounts and special offers make it easy to incentivize hesitant shoppers to finally p...

10 NYC Theater Deals for 30 and Under

Dina Mikhails | Posted 08.30.2014 | New York
Dina Mikhails

While rents are sky high and salaries remain stagnant, the city's best theaters have opened their doors to a slew of promotions for the new starving artist in NYC -- us rising young professionals.

How Online Sales Tax May Benefit E-Commerce

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Eliyahu Federman

Competition is the essence of commerce. The only way businesses get stronger is if there is competition to do things better, faster or at lower cost. All that businesses can -- or should -- ask for is for the rules of competition to be fair to all parties.

eBay Wants To Hit Groupon Where It Hurts: Yoga Classes

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - EBay Inc has quietly launched an online marketplace for deals on local services, t...

Gilt And Groupon, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

What's the deal with sites like Gilt and Groupon? Do they really offer better prices than traditional stores? Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The Retail...

WATCH: The Danger In Daily Deals, From Trae Bodge

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

When Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo, she explained why buying daily deals may wind u...

How To Save Money On Baby Items, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, shared the best way to save on "mommy and me" classes when she met with me on Mondays With Marl...

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...

10 Things We Learned After Unsubscribing From Daily Deals

Edwin Hermawan | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology
Edwin Hermawan

Some couples play tennis together, we do start-ups. More specifically, we did a start-up that unsubscribes people from all their daily deal email. I'm...

Get the Most From Daily Deal Sites

Women & Co | Posted 09.09.2012 | Money
Women & Co

The more organized you are in accessing and managing daily deals, the easier it can be to save money on what you need and have a pleasant, positive experience. To keep the clutter out of your daily deals, I recommend these organizing strategies.

The 9 Weirdest Groupon Deals (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.06.2012 | Small Business

Would you pay $100 for a stranger to come tuck you into bed? Among the slew of daily deals on Groupon, that’s not even the weirdest offer available....

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.

11 Online Deals To Help You Save On Your Wedding

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 03.31.2012 | Weddings

If you use the Internet these days, you've probably bought at least one online deal -- 50 percent off at Whole Foods, anyone? -- from a site like Grou...

PHOTOS: How To Travel From The US To Cuba Now

Travelzoo | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel

Trips to Cuba aren't a typical Caribbean beach vacation; there are plenty of vacation deals to the Dominican Republic or Jamaica if that's what you want. The schedules planned by these approved travel companies are busy with cultural activities

Adventure Startup Now Offering 'Guru'-Guided Experiences

Posted 01.27.2012 | Travel

Deal site Zozi has launched a new set of offerings that promises adventures of a lifetime with famous extreme athletes and other experts. Zozi crea...

E-Commerce Venture Capital Doubles This Year

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2011 | Small Business

(Reuters - By Sarah McBride) - Consumers spent a record $1.25 billion on Cyber Monday, according to comScore, highlighting how much people love shoppi...

LivingSocial Offers Largest-Ever National Fast Food Daily Deal

Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

Most subscribers of daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial agree that it is worth remaining a subscriber for those once-in-a-blue-moon deal...

Bianca Bosker

Is Groupon Really Bringing Businesses New Customers? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology

In its pitch to local businesses, daily deals site Groupon promises merchants that the discounts offered through its service will deliver "valuable ne...

The 5 Companies That Could Bankrupt Groupon

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

Groupon is off to a hot start on the stock market, seeing its company value balloon to over $16 billion on its first day of trading on the NASDAQ exch...

Groupon Rewards Program: The Top 3 Things Merchants Misunderstand

Seth Priebatsch | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business
Seth Priebatsch

Never one for subtle movements, Groupon's come out swinging at loyalty. Unfortunately for Groupon, just shouting "loyalty" a bunch of times doesn't make it true. My message to merchants is this: Don't fall for this latest daily deal [Grou]Ponzi scheme.

Growing Pains: The Frenzied Daily Deal Market Starts To Mature

Robert Ball | Posted 12.03.2011 | Small Business
Robert Ball

Ultimately consolidation and audience segregation is the future of the daily deals industry. We certainly don't need 50 daily deal sites clamoring for the same audience.

Yelp's Year-Old Feature Can't Compete With Groupon

Bloomberg | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

Yelp Inc., a website that collects local business reviews, is scaling back its year-old deal service, following Facebook Inc.'s retreat from a market ...

Groupon CEO Lashes Out At Critics

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology

Groupon Inc CEO Andrew Mason, lashing out at what he called "insane" and "hilarious" criticism in the media, defended the daily-deals website's record...

Daily Deal For August 9th: Flamework Glass Jewelry (Video)

Posted 10.09.2011 | Women

You’ve got to love art teachers. Glass artist Beth Gaertner sure has reason to. It was her high school art teacher who first taught Beth how to m...