Groupon earnings disappoint in first public quarter

Groupon offers disappointing earnings in its first quarter as a public company, but where is Groupon Now?
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Groupon offers new way to nab deals with SmartKiosk experiment

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.
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Groupon acquires Campfire Labs in preparation for 2012 projects

Groupon adds Campfire Labs to its stable in order to prepare for new projects in 2012.
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PayPal to move into daily deals, threat to Groupon

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…
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Belly wants to reinvent the customer loyalty system

Belly is a system that wants to work to retailers' and customers' benefit. First step: giving its subscription merchants iPads.
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Daily deal predictions for 2012: Who’s in, who’s out, and what discounts to expect

No matter how weary you've grown of deal-a-day discounts, the niche market hasn't been exhausted yet. Here's what to look for in 2012.
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Groupon CEO calls IPO ‘a wild ride’ as share value rises

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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Anti-trust watchdog fines Groupon Korea for posting fake reviews

Groupon's Korean operation has been fined the equivalent of nearly $15,000 by the country's anti-trust watchdog for posting fake reviews and exaggerating the number of products sold through the site.

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How to use social media and save on Small Business Saturday

If you want to participate in the kickoff of the holiday shopping season without feeling too much like a market-driven drone, check Small Business Saturday with the help of these social networking tools.

Groupon and other Daily Deal sites aim for larger holiday shopping share

Internet shopping this holiday season? Check out the offers from Groupon, LivingSocial and other Daily Deals sites vying for your online business.