Was the man Aaron Burr killed in a duel in 1804 really “one of our greatest Presidents”? Nope.
In TIME’s year-end wrap-up for 2011, consumer outrage was highlighted as a hot trend. A couple years later, consumers only seem to be more outraged—and savvier about getting their voices heard.
“Groupon is giving away stuff for free now,” a story in the Chicago Tribune begins. Well, no. There’s nothing free, or particularly special, to be had at the new “Freebies” section launched at the daily deal giant’s site.
Fewer and fewer consumers bother to open the daily deal messages plopped in their e-mail in-boxes, and fewer still follow through and actually bite on the offers. That’s why daily deal giants Groupon and LivingSocial are trying
It’s possible—advisable even—to avoid the mall on Black Friday. But that doesn’t mean you must miss out on all of the deals on Black Friday, when 40% or more off is an easy click away.
It’s that time of year again on Wall Street.
Investors are bailing out on one-time Web 2.0 darlings Facebook, Zynga and Groupon in favor of proven tech winners Apple and Google.
Facebook’s IPO — in which insiders cashed out $10 billion — now ranks as “the worst performer among all large IPOs on record,” according Bloomberg.
Chicago-based daily-deals website Groupon watched its already discounted stock price plunge by 20% after the company reported sales numbers that failed to impress Wall Street. Groupon said weakness in Europe and foreign-currency …
Billion-dollar cash-outs at Facebook, Zynga and Groupon. Abysmal stock performance.
Judging by the experiences of some small business owners, Groupon has tremendous make-or-break power. A daily deal from Groupon can turn a business around, in ways that are good or, possibly, deadly.
Running a small business? Social media is a free and effective tool for interacting with your customers, building your brand and ultimately boosting sales. Still, tweeting, posting and pinning needn’t consume your entire work …