Groupon Announces New Merchant Tools Including New Tablet App

Groupon announced new website, mobile, and tablet enhancements aimed at making it easier for merchants to create and manage Groupon marketing campaigns across devices. These include redesigned web and mobile tools under the Groupon Merchant brand, as well as a…

LivingSocial Launches New Merchant Tools

LivingSocial announced the launch of a new toolkit for merchants called Connect, which is geared toward letting them better engage and build relationships with customers acquired through the LivingSocial platform. The offering lets businesses personalize thank you emails, customize promotion…

Report: Square Tests Giving Merchants Money, May Delay IPO

According to a report from The Information, Square is testing giving merchants “thousands of dollars” in capital “to help them grow,” and is “considering raising another round of funding” that would delay an IPO. The company is also looking to…

Groupon Adds Payments To Android App For Merchants

Groupon has updated its Android app for merchants to incorporate Groupon Payments so they can accept credit cards with it. Groupon says the service can be activated within minutes, and can be used to enter bill totals, add tips, apply…

1/8 Of U.S. Merchants Who Accept Credit Cards Are Using Square

Square, the other company that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey runs, which offers a device anyone can plug into their smartphones to accept credit cards, has announced that 1 million merchants are now using Square. According to Dorsey, only 8 million…