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Groupon: The Movie Tackles Daily Deals Obsession Groupon: The Movie Tackles Daily Deals Obsession

Does getting everything at 50% off amount to the new American Dream? This, and other questions will be thoughtfully explored in Groupon: The Movie, a film whose parody trailer has just been released by female-centric comedy group Comediva. The trailer …

Google Offers App For Android Brings Deals On The Go Google Offers App For Android Brings Deals On The Go

Google has just unveiled their new Google Offers mobile app for Android devices, making their burgeoning daily deals service accessible on the go. The new Offers app has a few key features, most importantly the ability to view the daily …

Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share
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Daily deals powerhouse Groupon has priced its Initial Public Offering at $20 a share, a move that will raise $700 million for the barely 3-year-old startup. This IPO values the company at around $12.8 billion. The oversubscribed company added five …

New Deal Service Hopes to Shake-Up How Daily Deals Work New Deal Service Hopes to Shake-Up How Daily Deals Work
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The daily deals’ space has been really getting pounded lately. The daily deal leaders, namely Groupon and LivingSocial, have specifically been getting a lot of negative press. Both companies have been accused of inflating their discounts. Groupon has also been facing a lot of turmoil in regards to its IPO and the fact that its own sales staff filed a lawsuit against it.

A Deal is Not Always Such a Great Deal A Deal is Not Always Such a Great Deal
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Thumbtack.com put out some research last week suggesting that many daily deals in the local services industry are priced equal to or higher than the average local price of the service. In other words, the deal isn’t always much of …

Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing
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Email continues to thrive as a major marketing channel, and few current trends drive this point further home than that of daily deals. Email’s not the only channel where daily deals convert, but it’s the primary hub for conversions. We …

Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well
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Reports related to the daily deals industry in general haven’t been incredibly flattering in recent weeks, but it looks like the future might be bright in this space for Google. As you may recall, Google tried to buy Groupon last …

6 Predictions about Daily Deals 6 Predictions about Daily Deals
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As the drama continues to build in the daily deal industry, one can’t help but wonder about the future of the current phenomenon. The leader of the pack, Groupon, has specifically had its share of negative press lately involving legal trouble from its own employees and a delay in its IPO.

Whole Foods, LivingSocial Team Up For 50% Off Deal Whole Foods, LivingSocial Team Up For 50% Off Deal
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In what many are considering the holy grail of daily deals, LivingSocial is offering a voucher today for 50% off groceries at Whole Foods Market. The voucher is good for $20 worth of merchandise for only $10. They say beauty …

Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business
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The type of headline we ran here probably isn’t exactly the kind of thing Groupon wants to see circulating throughout the Blogosphere these days, considering all the negative press the company has been getting lately, but it is a conclusion …

Amazon Local Expanded Into More Markets Amazon Local Expanded Into More Markets

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Local in in new markets, including New York City today. NYC is obviously a major market for the online retail giant’s daily deals offering. The service originally launched in Boise in early June. Two …

Thrillist Promotes New Model for Media Companies, and It Involves Deals Thrillist Promotes New Model for Media Companies, and It Involves Deals

How would you define a media company? It’s difficult in this day and age, isn’t it? With new media on the scene, this process is even more of a challenge.

Social Couponing Is Better for Targeting, According to SocialTwist CEO Social Couponing Is Better for Targeting, According to SocialTwist CEO
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Both the couponing and the deals’ industries have been receiving a tremendous amount of attention lately. Groupon’s IPO, obviously, has added to this hype as well as the fact that Coupons.com recently received $200 million from investors.

LivingSocial Reacts to Recent Studies about Daily Deals LivingSocial Reacts to Recent Studies about Daily Deals
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A couple of recent studies brought out some interesting, but contradictory data pertaining to daily deals’ providers. The first study from Rice University found that the business model behind daily deals’ sites was unsustainable and predicted “tough times ahead for daily deal sites.”

Consumers Bank on Daily Deals for Father’s Day Consumers Bank on Daily Deals for Father’s Day
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Daily deals provider PriceGrabber recently released a study regarding consumer spending in regards to this year’s Father’s Day. Interestingly, it found that consumers would be utilizing daily deals sites to compare and shop for their dads.

Groupon and Expedia Join for Groupon Getaways Groupon and Expedia Join for Groupon Getaways

Daily deals site Groupon has just announced a partnership with online travel company Expedia to bring deals to travel. The service will be called “Groupon Getaways” and will start in the U.S. and Canada with plans to expand to other …

PriceGrabber Gets Into Local Deals PriceGrabber Gets Into Local Deals

Yet another player has entered into the daily deals space. This time it’s PriceGrabber, which has just announced the launch of a new local deals category. PriceGrabber’s angle is actually to let consumers search through thousands of daily deals from …

Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon

It looks like some users can access even more deals after Loopt and Groupon teamed up in an effort to help both merchants and consumers. Last week, the companies announced the integration of the daily deals service’s Groupon Now product into Loopt.

Local.com Adds Deals Service, Location Data, & Ad Unit to Its Offerings Local.com Adds Deals Service, Location Data, & Ad Unit to Its Offerings

Local search is quickly turning into the first place that people go when they search for information online. In fact, it is impacting users so much that search veteran Bruce Clay actually predicted that Google would become a local search engine. He said this to us back in November, “Two years from now, Google will be, predominantly, a local search engine.”

Groupon Now Goes Live Groupon Now Goes Live
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Groupon is looking to expand beyond their current one-deal-per-day model by offering local deals throughout the day. Groupon Now has just launched in Chicago, and will come to more cities in time. Using either the website or a mobile app, …

Google Offers Beta Goes Live Google Offers Beta Goes Live
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Google has announced via Twitter that its much anticipated deals service “Google Offers” has gone live.  Google Offers Beta is kicking off with deals in Portland, Oregon.  Google Offers was first announced a few months ago and people obviously predicted …