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Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed

On Friday, Groupon announced that it had revised its earnings report, which was originally released in February. This has drawn all kinds of hell to the company in the few days since. Lawyers almost immediately began looking for complaints from …

Google Offers $10 Worth Of Starbucks For $5 Google Offers $10 Worth Of Starbucks For $5

Starbucks is now using Google Offers and will run its first deal on Wednesday. The deal will be $5 for a $10 eGift card. “In less than a year, Google Offers has grown from one to 40 cities across the …

Lawyers Reportedly Looking For Groupon Complaints, Following Earnings Revisions Lawyers Reportedly Looking For Groupon Complaints, Following Earnings Revisions

On Friday, Groupon announced revisions to its Q4 and full-year 2011 earnings report, including a $14.3 million reduction in Q4 revenue. When Groupon first reported its earnings, it had reported a 194% increase at $506.5 million. With the revisions, operating …

Groupon Q4, Full-Year 2011 Earnings Get Revision Groupon Q4, Full-Year 2011 Earnings Get Revision

Groupon announced some revisions to its recent earnings report today, including a $14.3 million reduction in Q4 revenue, which was originally reported as $506.5 million, up 194% year-over-year. Operating expenses were also increased, reducing operating income by $30 million, net …

Google Offers With Rewards Reportedly In Testing Google Offers With Rewards Reportedly In Testing

From the sound of it, Google is getting ready to make a huge impact in the deals space. The company famously tried to purchase Groupon a couple years ago, and when Groupon turned the offer down, Google decided to simply …

Will Groupon Be Better Now, Following Regulation? Will Groupon Be Better Now, Following Regulation?
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Groupon has been surrounded by controversy for various reasons for quite some time. Sometimes it’s a flub like the Super Bowl ad that some were offended by. Other times, it’s more directly related to Groupon’s business. This time, it’s an …

Google Play Comes With Big Discounts On Some Music, Movies, Books And Apps

Google announced Google Play today. This is Google’s new app/music/video/book store, which is replacing Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google kicked off a big sale to celebrate the launch, called 7 Days to Play, in which Googl …

Facebook Offers: Facebook’s Advice For Successful Ones Facebook Offers: Facebook’s Advice For Successful Ones
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At a marketing event this past week, Facebook talked about a new “Offers” offering for brands. Offers let businesses and organizations share discounts with customers by posting offers to their Facebook Pages. Facebook describes them as coupons you don’t have …

Barcode Hero Makers Kima Labs Acquired By Groupon Barcode Hero Makers Kima Labs Acquired By Groupon

As previously reported, Groupon acquired Hyperpublic,which could help it compete with Google and Foursquare. The company has also acquired Kima Labs, creators of Barcode Hero. The following message appears on the Barcode Hero site (via TechCrunch): We’re excited to let …

Hyperpublic Could Help Groupon Compete With Google In Local Search Hyperpublic Could Help Groupon Compete With Google In Local Search

So Google wants to enter Groupon’s turf? Maybe Groupon will just enter Google’s. Groupon has acquired Hyperpublic, a company that builds local databases for developers. Glancing at some of the projects that Hyperpublic has been working on, there are some …

Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience? Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience?

Groupon is launching a new premium service for its “best customers” called Groupon VIP. Basically it just gives users access to deals early and later after they’ve expired for everyone else. It costs $30 a year . BusinessInsider has a …

Living Social: New Venue In Washington, D.C. Living Social: New Venue In Washington, D.C.

Living Social is going to be trying something different to promote special events, new products, and unique vendors. Today it announced the forthcoming opening of a new physical venue space in the Washington, D.C. area. The space will provide a …

Groupon Gets More Personalized Groupon Gets More Personalized
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Everything on the web is getting more personalized these days, it seems. Take Yahoo’s new C.O.R.E. system as one of the latest examples. Another example would be a new system Groupon is reportedly testing, which would give users more control …

All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale
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Looking for a gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Are they on a diet or allergic to roses? T-Mobile thinks that nothing says I love you like a new phone. This Saturday, February 11th, for one day only, T-Mobile …

Google Offers Cities Now Total 40 Google Offers Cities Now Total 40

Google Offers continues to expand into more cities. This time, as expected, it’s Oklahoma City and Omaha that now have Google’s deals product, and that brings the grand total of markets to 40. Google Offers has been around less than …

One For The Money Groupon Deal Helps Film At Box Office One For The Money Groupon Deal Helps Film At Box Office
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Groupon ran a deal from Lionsgate for tickets for one or two (up to 60% Off) for the movie One For The Money, which opened on January 27. The deal ended just before 12:00PM Central on that day. Over opening …

Hotmail Gets Deal Ads Instead Of Old School Display Ads Hotmail Gets Deal Ads Instead Of Old School Display Ads

The deals services of today are essentially glorified email marketing. Groupon gets credit for turning the concept in to a huge mainstream trend, and deals are certainly accessible in other ways, but all in all, it’s still email marketing. As …

Google Offers Adds More Deals For Five Cities Google Offers Adds More Deals For Five Cities

Google announced today that Google Offers users will gain access to an expanded amount of daily deals in five markets. The expanded offerings are already available in New York and San Francisco. Now, Boston, Chicago, Long Beach, LA and Washington …

Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping

With Valentine’s Day just two weeks away, Apple hopes that a couple of small offers will tempt you into buying your sweetheart an iPad 2. “The iPad 2 is attractive, smart, and fun to be around – Just like your …

Google Offers Launches In Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio & Tampa Google Offers Launches In Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio & Tampa

On the Google Commerce blog, Google announced today the launch of Google Offers in 5 new markets: Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio and Tampa. Additionally, on Twitter, they announced launch in Columbus. @googleoffersGoogle Offers#GoogleOffers is now live in #Columbus. …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction

Did you get a chance to catch Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes? If not, you can watch the full interview, as well as some post-interview commentary from interviewer Lesley Stahl here. Here’s what some people who tuned in …