AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices

Amazon announced today that AmazonLocal deals are coming to Kindle and Kindle 3G with Special Offers. These offers will appear on the Kindles’ screensavers while the user isn’t reading. The feature is launching in New York City for now, with…

Groupon IPO in October or November?

There’s been a lot of bad press for Groupon lately. After an internal memo from CEO Andrew Mason trying to boost employee morale in response to the bad press, the SEC started questioning the company more, and its IPO was…

Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business

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…

Groupon to Add E-Commerce Deals?

Groupon is reportedly testing e-commerce deals in the UK. There have been a lot of questions and uncertainty about just what the future holds for Groupon, and this would appear to be Groupon being in the midst of making a…

Business Insider to Yahoo: Buy Us and Make Us the CEO

Business Insider has announced an “offer” for Yahoo. CEO Henry Blodget has posted a bare-bones plan with more details promised for “when the time comes” for Yahoo to purchase Business Insider for $150 million then appoint BI acting CEO (he…

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…

Groupon Now Comes to Foursquare

Groupon and Foursquare have teamed up to bring Groupon Now deals to Foursquare users. It’s been known that the two companies were working together, but now users (and businesses) can reap the benefits. “Groupon Now!, our real-time deal platform, continues…

Today in Deals: Foursquare and Google

There are a couple noteworthy bits of news coming out this morning regarding the deals space. Foursquare announced that Foursquare Specials will no include “deals” from partners LivingSocial, Gilt City, Zozi, BuyWithMe, and AT&T Interactive. “We help you discover the…

Is Groupon Losing its Edge?

It’s well known that the daily deals space is getting more and more competitive. It seems that nearly every other day a new service related to this industry is being announced. LivingSocial, who has been doing a whole lot of…

More to Google Offers Than Meets the Eye?

Let me take you back to the beginning of the year for a minute. Groupon had recently turned down a buyout offer from Google reported at around $6 billion. Everyone was wondering what Google’s next move was going to be.…