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Groupon Launches Cash For Grocery-Buying App Snap

Groupon Launches Cash For Grocery-Buying App Snap

By Chris Crum October 2, 2014

Groupon just launched a new app for iPhone and Android called Snap, which gives users cash back on certain products they buy. Basically, you go grocery shopping, then find the participating items in the app, and scan your receipts to …

Groupon Finds 'Direct' Traffic Really Organic Search Groupon Finds 'Direct' Traffic Really Organic Search

Groupon ran an experiment to try and figure out where “direct” traffic that appears in analytics programs is really coming from. Gene McKenna, director of product management at Groupon, wrote a blog post about the findings for Search Engine Land. …

Former Groupon CEO Eats Ice Cream Alone In SF Former Groupon CEO Eats Ice Cream Alone In SF

Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason (arguably one of the most entertaining CEOs of our time) gave us an update about what he’s been up to on Twitter. As you may know, after departing the company, he put out …

Groupon Adds Freebies To iOS App Groupon Adds Freebies To iOS App

Groupon launched the Freebies category in its ecommerce marketplace back in November. This gave users a way to get digital coupons, promotion codes, sales, giveaways and samples from participating brands like American Eagle, Best Buy, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Sephora. Groupon …

Groupon Launches Square Register Competitor Gnome Groupon Launches Square Register Competitor Gnome

Groupon announced the launch of a point-of-sale hardware solution for local businesses called Gnome. It would compete with Square Stand/Register. According to the company, the tablet stand will enable merchants to instantly recognize Groupon customers as they enter the store, …

Groupon Earnings Released: 'We Had A Record Quarter' Groupon Earnings Released: 'We Had A Record Quarter'

Groupon just released its earnings report for the first quarter with gross billings of $1.82 billion and revenue of $757.6 million. Gross billings (the total dollar value of customer purchases of goods and services, excluding applicable taxes and net of …

Groupon Launches 'Basics' Bulk Shopping Service Groupon Launches 'Basics' Bulk Shopping Service

Groupon just launched an online bulk-shopping service called Groupon Basics. The company says this brings “warehouse scale to online shopping.” “From vitamins to shaving supplies, Groupon shoppers can purchase their favorite products in large quantities and have them delivered right …

Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To 'Freebies' Category Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To 'Freebies' Category

Groupon is now providing in-store coupons in its Freebies offering, giving retailers another way to drive traffic to their stores. The company says it’s “providing national retailers with a programmatic way to reach millions of potential customers with targeted promotions …

Groupon Celebrates Women’s History Month Groupon Celebrates Women’s History Month

Groupon has partnered with Barbara Corcora – a businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author and TV personality – to celebrate women-led businesses in the U.S. for Women’s History Month. For the first time, Groupon will feature a set of …

Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20% Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20%

Groupon just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Revenue was up 20% for the quarter at $768.4 million with revenue up 18% in North America, but down 15% in the rest of the world. …

President Hamilton? Twitter Reacts To Groupon Promo

Never learn U.S. history from Groupon. That’s the lesson everyone learned when the day-of-the-deal website declared Alexander Hamilton a U.S. president. February 17 marks Presidents Day and the birthday of the first president, George Washington. Groupon celebrated the day with …

Groupon Makes Alexander Hamilton President Groupon Makes Alexander Hamilton President

Groupon is doing what it does best – attracting attention for being just a little bit “off the wall.” The company has been doing this for as long as I can remember, and apparently not much has changed in that …

Groupon Launches Self-Serve Deal Builder Groupon Launches Self-Serve Deal Builder

Groupon announced the launch of Deal Builder, a new self-service platform for merchants to (yep, you guessed it) build their own deals. As a Groupon spokesman explains, Deal Builder “guides merchants through a simple process and enables them to choose …

Groupon Expands 'Getaways' With 20,000 New Hotels Groupon Expands 'Getaways' With 20,000 New Hotels

Groupon announced a major expansion of its Groupon Getaways offering today with the addition of 20 thousand new hotels around the world. Groupon Getaways first launched in 2011 as a partnership with Expedia, but recently launched this expansion in pilot. …

Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired fashion retailer ideeli for $43 million in cash. The purchase, Groupon says, will extend its presence in fashion and apparel. “These types of offers have been very popular with Groupon customers, and …

Groupon Now Officially Owns Ticket Monster Groupon Now Officially Owns Ticket Monster

Groupon announced an agreement to acquire LivingSocial’s Ticket Monster when it reported its Q3 earnings in November. On Friday, Groupon announced that it has closed the acquisition. Groupon paid $260 million in cash and stock for the Korean ticketing company. …

Groupon Introduces The 'Grouponvelope' Groupon Introduces The 'Grouponvelope'

Groupon announced the launch of two new holiday gifting features for local businesses: the Grouponvelope and the digital gift voucher. “We’re giving local merchants who do not have a gift card program the ability to reach millions of customers looking …