Tag: Daily Deals



Mediahuis takes over Dutch publishing group NRC

Het Mediahuis Netherlands, a subsidiary of Belgian publishing house, announced in a statement it plans to take over NRC for an undisclosed amount pending approval of the Dutch anti-trust authority (ACM). Het Mediahuis acquires 80 percent of the shares, while Democracy and Media Foundation (SDM) and the Investment Association Vero


Groupon’s move to marketplace bears record-breaking fruit

Groupon’s move to marketplace bears record-breaking fruit

While the immediate good news is that Groupon broke its record for sales during the recent  holiday, the far more important message here is that the daily deal veteran's transition to marketplace is working. The "something-for-everyone" concept is what Groupon has been working towards, to complete its


Are Daily Deal sites back in Canada?

Are Daily Deal sites back in Canada?

We thought that “Daily Deal” websites had gone passé – so many have shut down or not lived up to the promise we were reporting on just a few years ago. Canada was no exception. But a Vancouver-based daily deal site has just closed a second round of funding from Canadian investors including Regent Capital Management. It wasn’t easy: the company reported it took “more than eleven months of active fu


Twitter to launch holiday-ready deals

Twitter to launch holiday-ready deals

Twitter just announced a Groupon-like product that lets consumers purchase "deals" right on its platform, and yes, right from their smartphone or tablet. Twitter OffersJust in time for holiday shopping the new Twitter Offers enables credit c


TMON spurs Groupon sales, loss still big

TMON spurs Groupon sales, loss still big

Groupon's conversion to marketplace has begun to bear more revenue fruit, as redemptions of unused Groupon's slow and billings increase. Groupon reported a Q3 net loss of $21.2 million, or nearly 10 times the Q3 2013 loss. The purchase of TMON (TicketMonster), while it cut into the bottom line, was a boost to Groupon revenue in its geographic Rest of the World area {Korea and parts of Asia,) with


Groupon rolls out Pages for business

Groupon rolls out Pages for business

It's hardly a new concept, but Groupon's new freemium-model Pages puts more pressure on local, competitive businesses to participate in the Daily Deal veteran turned marketplace. groupon pages claim Here's the announce


Groupon debuts free, rewarding Snap app

Groupon debuts free, rewarding Snap app

The new Snap mobile app by Groupon is about saving money, and perhaps winning money. Here's the announcement:

Groupon Launches Snap by GrouponTM, a Free App that Pays People Cash to Shop

 One lucky shopper will win a year of free groceries for uploading a receipt through Nov. 11


Groupon adds to merchant self-serve tools

Groupon adds to merchant self-serve tools

As the latest in Groupon's many efforts to evolve from daily deals to marketplace, the deals veteran has upgraded its self-service merchant tools.  As part of  the Groupon Works platform, Deal Builder's newest features add more deal flexibility and an interview tool. Here's the announcement:

Groupon Expands Build-Your-Own-Deal Tool for Merchants, Announces 25,000 Deals Built Miles



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