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Why Women Make Great Entrepreneurs

Karin Kamp | Posted 05.15.2012 | Women
Karin Kamp

As e-commerce grows as a category most e-commerce companies are focused on women because they are the decision makers and the consumers

Make Cash Off Your Daily Deal Remorse

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.13.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. Daily deal sites like Groupon ...

Groupon CEO Cautious About New Service

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon Inc Chief Executive Andrew Mason said on Thursday that the company's location-based service Groupon NOW will likely ...

Groupon Stock PLUNGES

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Groupon had a lot to prove with its first earnings report as a public company. The nearly 14 percent slide in its stock Thursday sugg...

Groupon Reports Earnings Results For First Time

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Groupon investors were expecting a better deal than the surprise loss the company delivered on Wednesday. The online deals site, rep...

Flash Sales Take On The Hotel Industry

Dane Steele Green | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Online booking sites like and have been helping hotels fill empty rooms at steep discounts for years now. But with recessionary times, come recessionary opportunities to take advantage of consumer's penny pinching desires, and a rash of companies are jumping in the game.

Groupon Peddling Snake Oil?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Technology

Groupon has been scolded for promoting an anti-wrinkle product called "Wrinkle Killer Snake Serum" in an advertisement on the site which at least one ...

Groupon Launches Kiosks Selling Localized Deals On-Site

Posted 01.25.2012 | Chicago

Out-of-towners and smart phone abstainers, rejoice: online deal giant Groupon has partnered with a Chicago-based technology company to install kiosks ...

Big Bank To Test New Online Discount Program

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2012 | Business

* Offering retailer discounts through online banking site * Program to be tested first on BofA's own employees * Service...

The Only Daily Deal Email You'll Ever Need

Milkshake | Posted 03.21.2012 | Good News

Getting Gives is a brand new daily email founded by Matt Miller and Sydney Strader. Not only does it help minimize your Gmail clutter, it also makes donating to charity practically painless.

Groupon Forges Giant New Partnership

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2012 | Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Deutsche Telekom and Groupon, the world's largest daily deals company, will cooperate in mobile internet businesses, G...

Nate C. Hindman

Groupon Stock Tumbles As Main Street Merchants Pull Back | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Small Business

Perhaps Wall Street is listening to Main Street after all. Daily deals site Groupon, which went public in early November, is seeing its stock price...

Groupon Beats Major Rival

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr (Reuters) - Groupon Inc's main business grew in November as the largest daily deal company extended its lead over riva...

Uninsured Americans Turning To Daily Deals Sites For Healthcare

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The last time Mark Stella went to the dentist he didn't need an insurance card. Instead, he pulled out a Groupon. Stella, a small bu...

Groupon Makes Stealthy Acquisition

TechCrunch | Robin Wauters | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology

Groupon has continued its (talent) acquisition spree with the recent purchase of a hot Silicon Valley startup before they even launched -- and with ex...


Susan Sawyers | Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact
Susan Sawyers

Today's favorable income tax rates make it attractive for the mega-rich to give their dollars away. But how much of this private funding for social good wields influence over public policy?

2011 Was the Year That Show Beat Tell

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Looking back at 2011, I see a year where pragmatism replaced hype, where show beat tell, where consumers, the tech community and the marketing industry stepped away from preconceived notions and toward a new reality.

Pitch-A-Thons Give Startups In Second-Tier Cities Investor Love

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business

(By Deborah L. Cohen - Reuters) - The crowd was restless as startups, investors, MBA students and a host of entrepreneurial wannabes waited in anticip...

Groupon Reportedly Strapped For Cash

Betabeat | Ben Popper | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

In the run up to its recent IPO, a number of outlets reported that the daily deal giant Groupon was running short on cash. ...

Groupon Is Giving Away Money

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Groupon is thinking locally. The online deals site is offering a $10 credit to the first 150,000 people who purchase a local Groupon ...

9 Huge Tech IPOs Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

Zynga, the social gaming company whose "Mafia Wars," "FarmVille," and other games have amassed millions of devoted fans, is now worth billions of doll...

Groupon A Surprise Hit For The Holidays

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 02.11.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Forget the material things – reindeer sweaters, clunky toys, stocking stuffers that end up as, well, stuff. How about a skydivi...

Did Daily Deals Sites Kill A Chicago Restaurant?

Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago

A vegan-friendly Chicago restaurant that apparently partnered with too many "daily deals" sites is having a farewell bash this weekend before closing ...

Cutting Coupons Most Popular Among Wealthy White Women

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

Tough economic times and the proliferation of coupon sites like Groupon and LivingSocial has made coupon use increasingly popular, but one demographic...

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...