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Groupon Puts Search “Front And Center” In Mobile Apps Groupon Puts Search “Front And Center” In Mobile Apps

Groupon has launched updates to its iPhone and Android apps, which make search “a front-and-center experience,” as the company says. Here’s a look: Groupon has this to say about search’s importance to its business: Search is a critical part of …

Foursquare Gives Businesses Incentive to Offer Specials on 4sqDay Foursquare Gives Businesses Incentive to Offer Specials on 4sqDay
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If you’re a local business and are thinking about celebrating the upcoming 4sqDay 2013 with a special, Foursquare is giving you another little incentive to make that decision easier. Foursquare has just announced that they will be automatically featuring any …

Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28% Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28%

Groupon reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2012 earnings on Wednesday afternoon, sending stock plummeting as results missed Wall Street estimates. The company posted a net loss of $81.1 million for the quarter, though revenue was up 30% at $638.3 …

Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Amex-Like Offers Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Amex-Like Offers

In early 2011, Foursquare and American Express launched a partnership that allowed card-owners to score discounts and cashback by using Foursquare to check-in and spend at certain participating businesses around the country. The program made a big splash on Small …

The Latest In Google’s Plot Against Groupon The Latest In Google’s Plot Against Groupon

Google has released a new Offers format for AdWords ads. Larry Kim, CTO of Wordstream, who was an early Google partner on Enhanced Campaigns shared this screen cap with us: Kim calls it “Google’s plan to kill Groupon,” and says …

Facebook Reportedly Testing Feature Updates For Offers Facebook Reportedly Testing Feature Updates For Offers
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Facebook is working with global retailers on a test of a new version of its Offers product, according to a report from Inside Facebook. This incarnation of Offers reportedly lets users shop immediately or get a reminder before the promotion …

Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’ Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’

Groupon announced a new tool for merchants on Wednesday, which the company says will help them measure the performance of their Groupon deal. It’s called the Merchant Impact Report. “Merchants now have the ability to access themselves analytics, customer insights …

Groupon Acquires Deals App Glassmap Groupon Acquires Deals App Glassmap
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Late on Friday, news came out that Groupon has acquired deals app creators Glassmap. The app, which lets users get deals based on interests, location and activity, is available for both iOS and Android. AllThingsD broke the news, with confirmation …

Google Launches Zavers Coupon Offering For Retailers Google Launches Zavers Coupon Offering For Retailers

Google announced a real-time new digital coupon offering today called Zavers by Google, which the company says enables retailers and manufacturers to reward loyal customers with relevant coupons. Retailers can use the product to extend their existing incentive programs. “Unlike …

Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal
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Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation …

Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016 Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016
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Netflix has just inked a huge deal that will make it the exclusive source for some of the biggest movies around – Disney films. Netflix and the Walt Disney Company have announced a multi-year partnership that will bring new films …

Groupon Partners With Major League Baseball Groupon Partners With Major League Baseball

Groupon announced today that it has entered a multi-year partnership with MLB Advance Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. As a result of the partnership, Groupon is now the official daily deals site for …

Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals

Amazon was the top retail site on a record breaking Black Friday. Not exactly a surprise, but we can also expect similar results for Cyber Monday, which Amazon began participating in at midnight. That’s when Amazon opened its Cyber Monday …

Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs

Groupon announced free shipping and free returns on Groupon Goods, as well as a new toy catalog and holiday catalog. “Groupon Goods has just come off a successful first year with over 4.3 million customers as of Sept. 2012 and …

Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue

Groupon announced its third quarter results today, falling short of Wall Street forecasts. The results include consolidated revenue up 32% year-over-year at $568.6 million, which was still short of expectations. Operating income was $25.4 million, up from an operating loss …

Facebook Offers Gets Global Update Facebook Offers Gets Global Update

Facebook offers, the program that allows businesses to promote special offers to their Facebook fans, was first mentioned as a pilot program at fMC in February. A few months later, Facebook opened it up to more small businesses. You’re probably …

Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work? Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work?
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Groupon announced today that it has revamped its GrouponWorks.com site for merchants. The company says it has been redesigned to better showcase merchant successes, as well as Groupon’s toolkit of marketing products and services. It features cases studies and video …

Google Offers For iPhone Now Available Google Offers For iPhone Now Available

Google announced that it has launched the Google Offers App for the iPhone. “We have hundreds of offers you can purchase in advance and thousands of free offers that you can use instantly or save for later,” Google says. “Either …

Foursquare / AMEX Deals Jump Across The Pond Foursquare / AMEX Deals Jump Across The Pond

Back in March of 2011, Foursquare partnered up with American Express for a deals program that allowed users to get money back on their purchases by checking-in. After Foursquare users link their accounts to their American Express cards, all they …

Can Search Save Yahoo? Can Search Save Yahoo?
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To say that Yahoo has had its share of problems in the past few years is an understatement. The most recent news of the now former CEO Scott Thompson and his resume scandal has only added to the disorder surrounding …

Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events

Groupon announced the wide release of G-Pass, as part of Groupon Live, the joint venture between Groupon and Live Nation Entertainment for local events. The new feature lets users get ticketing, seating and barcode-scanning info on the voucher itself, so …