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Groupon Reserve Offers Invitation-Only Fine Dining Deals

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

In the wake of the launch of LivingSocial Gourmet, Groupon has launched its own high-end dining deal program in New York: Groupon Reserve. Available o...

LivingSocial Will Debut High-End Restaurant Deal Site

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- Online deals site LivingSocial is launching an invitation-only service aimed at food fans, offering experiences such as a visit to an...

The Premature Demise of Daily Deal Sites

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology
Gary Liberson, PhD

The DD business is not a classic web-based business; it requires aggressive marketing of merchants. Both sales personnel and the merchant must be savvy enough to craft offers that attract customers and turn a profit.

SF Filled With Unhealthy Eaters: Study Reveals Surprising Facts

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.16.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday, the online deal site LivingSocial released the results of the company's first nationwide "Dining Out" survey-- a project that surveyed mo...

Food & Drink Coupons: The Most Regretted Deal Site Purchases

Posted 10.29.2011 | Home

Everyone knows that daily deals websites have sprung up like coupon-touting kudzu over the past few years. And many know that some of the coupons they...

Group Buying the New Thing in Residential Solar -- And Beyond?

Lewis Milford | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Lewis Milford

What is so great about the Solarize model? For one thing, its marketing and promotion are usually community-led. It also lowers the technology cost, through the use of group-buying power.

Living Stupid

Jamie Reidy | Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Reidy

Groupon, you better hold that IPO soon, because the world is full of people like me. And someday we're gonna catch on to your evil plans.

Another Daily Deals Site Prepares To Go Public

AP | By ELLEN GIBSON | Posted 09.09.2011 | Technology

-- Online coupon seller Living Social has selected banks to underwrite a stock offering that will seek to raise $1 billion, CNBC reported on Friday. ...

The Secrets Behind Google's New Coupon Service

Business Insider's Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 08.26.2011 | Technology

Google launched its Groupon-killer, "Offers," in Portland, Oregon, about a month ago. And now it's gearing up to launch in San Francisco and New Yo...

Disrupted Economies and Disruptive Technologies

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

We have seen residential housing lose what little steam it had built up. Jobs numbers, due Friday, are likely to show moderation in the pace of new jo...

Daily Deals Sites Growing By Leaps And Bounds

AP | By ELLEN GIBSON | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

-- Groupon is adding 150 employees a month at its U.S. headquarters and trains them in a church because the conference rooms at its headquarters aren...

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...

11 Things You Need To Know About Facebook's New Feature

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

The daily and social deals space is getting hotter everyday -- Google launched Offers just last week -- and Facebook showed up early this morning with...

Community Plus Commerce

Ellen Snortland | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

"Green" thinking is now a part of our collective consciousness, and the new Internet phenomenon of " social commerce " is in full flower.

Don't Miss: Living Social Matching Donations To Red Cross For Japan Relief

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Here's a deal you really, really shouldn't pass up: donate $5 to the American Red Cross for the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund through Livi...

Billion Dollar Market Forming Around Groupons People Wish They Hadn't Bought

Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There will be about $5 billion spent on LivingSocial and Groupon daily deal-style coupons this year, Wedbush analyst Lou Kerner. But people who buy...

Amazon Invests $175 Million In Groupon Competitor

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it invested $175 million in social coupon service LivingSocial – the latest sign that t...

Dating & Groupon: Can I Get %50 Off This Kiss?

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

So I know the new trend is Groupons, coupons, two for one specials, Living Social, Deals for Deeds (glad that one of these such sites has an altruisti...

Why Your Company Should Hop On The Group-Buying Bandwagon

Robert Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Ball

While group buying is not a panacea, I remain firmly convinced that it represents a breakthrough in lead generation and is here to stay, as it should be.

Living Social's Amazon Deal Reportedly Makes Millions In Hours

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Buy one, get one free never sounded so good. Living Social's latest deal has taken the Internet by storm, attracting over 1.2 million purchasers in...

Andrew Mason, Groupon: My First Million

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

The idea behind Groupon is a simple one -- send out one coupon a day, every day, to people who sign up. Subscribers get great deals at local restauran...