Articles tagged in Groupon

08.25.11

The Evolution of Loyalty

Alex Gutow

Daily deal sites are sweeping the nation. The most well-known is Groupon but there are literally hundreds of sites out there offering everything from massages to restaurant coupons and everything in between. BillShrink has compiled some facts and figures to see just how popular these sites are and who is signing up. What’s your favorite daily deal site? click to

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07.13.11

Top 5 IPOs

Samantha Eckles

2011 seems to be the year of Internet companies going public. From LinkedIn to Groupon to Pandora, it seems like everyday a new startup is filing their SEC or setting a new record with their IPO. However, how are these Internet darlings stacking up against other companies who have gone public in the past? Here is a look at some

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04.19.11

The Future of Brick and Mortar

Alex Gutow

Fourteen years ago, web startups in every category seemed poised to change the fate of brick-and-mortar retailers. As we all know, many of these web startups failed to convince consumers to change their buying habits before they had burned through all of their investment money. The dot coms that survived, like Amazon, came to rule their respective categories and, with

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01.27.11

Who doesn’t want a 50% deal? Groupon, LivingSocial and the Evolution of Deals and Rewards

Fonda Chen

Groupon has made group-buying coupon sites a big deal (please excuse the pun). Since 2007, Groupon has increased subscribers to over 50 million, raised $950 million in funding, and snubbed a $6 billion takeover from Google as it plans for a public debut by going IPO later this year (WSJ). The company’s success and easily reproducible technology have, as you’d

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