Tag: Daily Deals


Groupon buys Plumfare mobile app to grow restaurant revenues

Groupon buys Plumfare mobile app to grow restaurant revenues

While Groupon didn't post or announce it, VentureBeat has gotten company confirmation that the Daily Deal veteran has acquired Plumfare. With nearly half of consumers visiting Groupon by way of mobile, the evolving marketplace giant has added this mobile app to help grow its restaurant business, and presumably its revenu



Groupon merchants commit to perpetual Deals, grow NA billings 30% YOY

While Groupon's Q2 2013 earnings resulted in a 30 percent year-over-year gross billings growth in North America,  with three of every four merchants signing on to offer ongoing Deals,  the Daily Deals veteran still has its struggles.  Groupon North America had its best quarter ever, with a record revenue of $377 million and profit increase of 12 percent from the prior quarter. However, year-over-y


Yelp reports 100% increase in Deals revenue, continued int’l expansion

Yelp reports 100% increase in Deals revenue, continued int’l expansion

On Yelp's Q2 2013 earnings call CEO Jeremy Stoppelman referred to the review giant's "fantastic second quarter," with "record highs in all core metrics.""Yelp Deals realized a 100 percent increase in revenue YOY," said Stoppelman. "It's a fairly small revenue number but with lots of transactions. It's easy for a business to sign up and they can readily take it down. It's self-service and peopl


Yelp launches Yelp Platform for digital goods, service orders

Yelp launches Yelp Platform for digital goods, service orders

Yelp is clearly rising to the top of the innovative digital marketplace list, with innovation after innovation. Its latest, Yelp Platform, lets consumers digitally order local goods and services. Yelp has teamed up with numerous vendors to make this happen, and is rolling the service out category by category, and locale by locale. New York City and San Francisco dining is first up, soon to be foll



Groupon launches Reserve for discounted show, dinner reservations

Premier Daily Deals site Groupon, whose demise has often been predicted, is clearly not yet down for the count. It's latest branch-out product is Groupon Reserve, which offers discounts for things such as theater tickets and dining, without requiring prepayment.Here's the announcement:

Groupon Expands Premium Offerings with Groupon Reserve

The AIM Group releases a new special report: 2013 Fraud and Abuse in Classifieds

The AIM Group releases a new special report: 2013 Fraud and Abuse in Classifieds