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11 Times Tech Made Us Cringe In 2013

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Again and again in 2013, tech CEOs and startup founders exhibited an astonishing lack of connection to the real world. And because these are tech peop...

Company Apologizes For Wildly Anti-Semitic Move

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

What may sound like just a horrifying rumor is actually a real thing that happened. The flash sale site LivingSocial threw a 7 Deadly Sins-themed ...

Biz Markie's New Living Social Deal Is Just What You Need

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

Were you unable to "get what you need" in rapper Biz Markie's LivingSocial cooking class? LivingSocial is giving you another chance to become an ap...

Major Daily Deal Site Hacked, Millions Of Customers Affected

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - LivingSocial, the second-largest daily deal company behind Groupon Inc, said on Friday it wa...

LOOK: Local Carnivores Are Going To Be So Happy (And Full)

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For the past four years barbecue lovers in the District have spent the week before the Super Bowl celebrating another American classic: ...

Biz Markie Is Teaching A Class In WHAT?

Posted 12.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial has got what you need. The company, most recently in the news for its massive layoffs, is now offering what might be the...

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.

Starbucks Voucher Becomes Best-Selling Deal Site Offer Ever

Posted 09.11.2012 | Food

Starbucks helped LivingSocial set a record last week with its $10 for $5 voucher on the deal site, selling 1.5 million to become the highest-selling o...

Sorry, Groupon: Starbucks Chooses LivingSocial For Latest Deal

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Food

* Starbucks, LivingSocial plan to sell at least 1 mln vouchers * Shares of rival Groupon hit record low By Alistair Bar...

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...

LivingSocial Launches Takeout And Delivery Service

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.29.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- Throw away all those soy sauce-stained takeout menus. Online deals site LivingSocial is unveiling an Internet food-ordering service. Hung...

Flash Sales Take On The Hotel Industry

Dane Steele Green | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Online booking sites like Priceline.com and Hotwire.com 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.

Who's The Fairest Of Them All?

Posted 11.27.2012 | Miami

According to the daily deal web site LivingSocial, Miami is the vainest city in America. And they did more than hang out on Washington Avenue and Fift...

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...

LivingSocial Offers Largest-Ever National Fast Food Daily Deal

Posted 12.01.2011 | Food

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...

Black Friday, Cyber Monday Alternative: Charities That Stretch Your Dollar The Most

Posted 01.23.2012 | Impact

These charities will make your money multiply! This Black Friday or Cyber Monday, make your dollars count. Our top picks of charities that, for exampl...

Nate C. Hindman

As Daily Deals Evolve, Startups Look To Solve 'The Groupon Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business

Consider it the daily-deal gold rush. First, there was Groupon's much-anticipated IPO in early November, which valued the market leader at $12.7 billi...

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 Reserve Offers Invitation-Only Fine Dining Deals

Posted 12.28.2011 | Food

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 | Food

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

Who Uses Daily Deal Sites?

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Liberson, PhD

Usually, the data and findings about consumer preferences are hidden behind proprietary and confidential analyses. However, a new study reveals public data on daily deal sites. Their study provides some interesting statistics.

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?

LivingSocial CEO: Mobile Is Potential 'Game-Changer'

Reuters.com | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

LivingSocial Chief Executive Tim O'Shaughnessy said mobile technology may be a "gamer-changer" for the daily deal industry, although he was cautious a...

Foursquare's New Deal Gets You More Deals

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Foursquare wants to make a deal. The location-based service, which enables users to share their location by checking in to venues via their smartph...