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CHNL partners with Groupon, LivingSocial to curate more than the social Web

CHNL partnered with LivingSocial and Groupon to curate not only social media posts, but now also daily deals.
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Daily Deals sites are getting extra meta these days

Deals on deals on deals? You read it right. Daily deals aggregators are making online shopping cheaper than ever.
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Facebook users can share more activities with friends via 60 new apps

With more users turning to Facebook to find out what their friends are currently up to, the social network is making it simpler to share actions and get friends to join in.
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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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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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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.
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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.

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.

A summer slump doesn’t mean Google Offers is down for the count

Don't write off Google's daily deals site yet, as a mobile edge could be its saving grace.

Groupon IPO back on, set for coming months

Last week Groupon postponed its IPO plans. According to a report on Wednesday, however, the daily deal company is now preparing to go ahead with it late October or early November.

LivingSocial and Whole Foods link up for national daily deal

The second largest daily deal operator, LivingSocial, is linking up with Whole Foods stores in the US for a national offer set to run on Tuesday.

Study: Partnering with a daily deal site is bad for Yelp rating

Are thrifty shoppers more critical of the value of goods or services received? A study performed by researchers at Harvard and Boston University looks at the correlation of declining Yelp ratings and Groupon promotions.

Despite downward trend, Groupon revenue grew 13 percent in August

While the number of people buying into the daily deals craze has dropped, revenue is up for market leader Groupon.

Daily deal sites Groupon, LivingSocial lose steam in August

Is the massive saturation of daily deal sites starting to take a toll on major players like Groupon and LivingSocial? Recent revenue numbers in August point to a slowdown of coupon purchases and usage.

Groupon is winning the clone wars

To say the daily deals market is over-saturated is to put it lightly, but the one that started them all is managing to stay on top and take out competitors at the same time. Still, it's long-term success is no where near assured.

LivingSocial releases data revealing how much we like burritos, golf, yoga and massages

LivingSocial offers a fun glimpse into a cross section of the American consumer.

Amazon targets Groupon with Amazon Local daily deals

Amazon Local will enter the highly lucrative daily deals market along with the rest of the Internet, most notably Groupon.