Daily deals site Groupon has partnered with tech firm SmartDigital to offer its service on a number of so-called SmartKiosks located around Chicago. If it takes off, it could be rolled out in other US cities.
With 103 million users - all with analyzable shopping habits - it's surprising PayPal didn't jump into the daily deals game sooner. In the early part of next year, however, it'll take on the market's big hitters, Groupon and LivingSocial…
Groupon boss Andrew Mason said in a blog post on Wednesday that its IPO process had been "a wild ride." Mason also announced some decent sales figures from last weekend - sales figures which gave a much-needed boost to its share value.
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