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.

Groupon shares drop below $20 IPO price for first time

In what has been a difficult week for Groupon on the stock market, shares in the company fell below its $20 IPO price for the first time since going public earlier this month.
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Infographic: Find your daily deal fit

If daily discounts have you confused, try this flow chart to determine what subscription best fits you.

Salvation Army rolls out digital donations with Square

While the adoption of the Square credit card reader continues to grow among large and small businesses, one popular charitable organization has latched onto the mobile payment device for the 2011 holiday season.
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LivingSocial pairs real-time discounts with room service and delivery options

Now you won't even have to leave your home to enjoy the benefits of location-meets-e-commerce application LivingSocial.
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Poorsquare brings Foursquare deals to the masses

Love the gaming aspect of location-based applications but can't afford the "discounts"? The answer is Poorsquare, a new hack that surfaces all things cheap.

Groupon raises $700M in largest Internet IPO since Google

In the largest initial public offering since Google's $1.7 billion haul in 2004, daily deals site Groupon has set its IPO at $20 a share, raising $700 million for the 3-year-old startup.
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Google Offers signs up partners, expanding and personalizing

Google Offers is making moves to further establish itself in the daily deals market with more US cities added to its service and new features to help personalize offers. Groupon may yet rue the day it rejected Google's multi-billion dollar…
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Groupon sues two former employees who left for Google Offers

Daily Deals site Groupon has sued two former employees who left the company for rival Google Offers. Groupon hopes to get a court order stopping the pair from disclosing private information about the company to Google.
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Groupon scales back IPO, now looking to raise $540 million

In a regulatory filing on Friday, daily deals company Groupon said it would be selling 30 million shares for between $16 and $18 in a bid to raise as much as $540 million in its upcoming IPO.
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Groupon IPO may not be so rosy, after all

New reports are placing GroupOn's value between $5 and $10 billion, a far cry from $20 to $25 billion just a few months ago.
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Groupon tries to solve its biggest problem with loyalty rewards

Will rewards be enough for Groupon to overcome it's biggest problem: User loyalty to the site trumping customer retention for local businesses?