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Groupon Expansion is Epic

Daily deal powerhouse Groupon announced that it has completed a $950 million round of financing (after its recent rebuff of a Google buyout). Groupon will reportedly use the funds to invest in technology, provide liquidity for employees...

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Groupon at the Bottom of This Holiday List

A website and application performance monitoring firm tested 11 leading social shopping and daily deals sites for availability and performance during the height of the 2010 holiday shopping season. The companies tested by Watchmouse...

Google Scrambling for a Local Deals Site

Google, after Groupon famously shunned their advances -- and $6 billion -- is desperately seeking a local deals site, mostly for the local ad revenue it can provide. A New York Post insider is reporting that Google is in talks with...

Who Knew Groupon Would Deny Google? We Did!

Sure, by now you've likely heard the news that Google has failed in its bid to buy Groupon. Apparently, $6 billion just wasn't enough. It's also come out that Yahoo was interested in purchasing Groupon, too. In the end...

Hey Google, Groupon is Just Not That Into You

Let's put all the Google buyout rumors aside for just a moment and focus on actual Groupon news. Then we'll dig into why Groupon will not be selling to Google. Groupon is launching two new initiatives and they are nothing short...

Groupon Browser App Delivers Daily Deals

The local deals space just got a lot more congested due to some big announcements from Facebook. The launch of Facebook Deals and the effect it will have on Facebook Places creates new challenges for coupon providers such as Groupon...

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Create Your Own Groupon Deals – Without the Headaches

Anyone on the Groupon-watch the past two months knows that the enormously successful daily deals pioneer has received some recent criticism from merchant partners. Mostly because their small businesses are often overrun by stampeding...

AOL Diving into the Daily Deals Pool

While recent reports have indicated that some merchants may be tiring of the daily deals craze, the online shopping phenomenon created by Groupon remains a favorite of consumers. The hugely successful model has also spawned dozens...

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Groupon Merchants Telling a Different Story

When you reach the pinnacle of success as quickly and as publicly as Groupon has, it’s only natural to have some detractors along the way. But what started out as a few recent critics has turned into a virtual case of piling...

Cashing In On Daily Deals -- Groupon, LivingSocial, Tippr

Daily deal sites, group buying sites and coupon sites are taking the Web by storm. It comes as no surprise that in an uncertain economy consumers are going to great lengths to save every penny they can. But the fever-pitch enthusiasm...

WM Radio: Crowd-sourced Couponing, Reader Questions Answered

Crowd-sourced couponing is hot. Groupon.com ushered in the era but there are alternatives with new business models. We speak with the Founder of KnowtoriousDeals.com about their new website. Also, we answer a user question about sitemaps...

Groupon's GAP in Judgment

Yesterday, Groupon launched its first national deal, teaming up with clothing retailer the Gap and spawning hundreds of thousands of sales. Early reports showed that Groupon, the crowd-sourced coupon dealer, was selling 534 Gap coupons...

Angie's List Jumps on the Groupon Bandwagon

Angie's List, the paid service that promises non-biased business reviews for consumers, has seen the light in Groupon's tunnel and decided to serve up an offering of their own. Dubbed The Big Deal, this service does not require...

Get It On With Groupon - E-commerce 2.0

Shopping website Groupon has been on the radar at Website Magazine for quite a while. The service, which is now operational in 18 cities ( and they just announced the addition of Nashville ) is based on a rather interesting principle...

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