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Groupon Helps Restaurants Fill Tables During Off-Hours With Reservation-Based Deals

Groupon's latest feature allows businesses to offer deals that can only be redeemed at a specific time of day.

Pat Sajak Taking on Groupon With Daily Deals Franchise

The longtime 'Wheel of Fortune' host has big plans for his hyperlocal company.

This Startup Landed Groupon as Its First Customer. Here's How.

The CEO of Yesware shares 8 secrets to landing that first big client.

Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants

The Chicago-based website released Deal Builder, an option that allows business owners to automatically build a custom promotion.

Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million

The Chicago-based daily deal giant takes another step in its quest to become your go-to destination for doing or buying 'anything, anytime, anywhere.'

Groupon Moves Deeper in the Discount Space With 'Freebies'

The daily-deal site has added a new category to its repertoire that includes digital coupons, promotion codes, giveaways and samples.

Groupon Gets Up On the Localization Game. Finally!?

As part of its 5th birthday redesign, the mobile application for the daily-deal site will automatically send you offers in whatever town you happen to be in at the time.

Daily Deal Sites Help Small Businesses Score Savings

By leveraging the power of group-buying, a crop of deal sites give small businesses access to discounts that are usually reserved for the big guys.

Groupon Co-Founder Shares How He Created an Idea and Creativity Hotbed in Chicago

Now in its third year, Chicago Ideas Week eclectic program attracts world leaders and nearly 30,000 attendees in search of creativity and new ideas. Here’s a look at how they did it.

LivingSocial Quadruples Inventory, Moves Away From Daily Deals

As customers tire of flash sales and daily deals, LivingSocial hopes that merchants will appreciate its new extended-length promotions.

Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

The daily deals site has called off its search for a new head in favor of retaining their temporary CEO permanently.

Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Kills Events Group, Closes New York Office

The move eliminates 30 full-time positions and will have remaining staffers working remotely.

Groupon Founder Turned Musician: Andrew Mason's 'Hardly Workin'

In the collection of songs, Mason sings about lessons he learned founding the daily deals company.

George Zimmer and Other Famous Founders Ousted By Their Own Companies

Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from founders who've been shown the door.

How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company

Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse.

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Out as CEO

The embattled founder's memo to staff details why he was dismissed.

Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

Faced with a glut of daily-deal sites, new entrants are having a tough time winning over merchants. Here's how to cut through the hype and build your client roster.

New Sheriff to Police Daily-Deal Industry: Good News for Businesses?

The newly established Global Daily Deal Association wants daily-deal providers to do more than just improve consumer and merchant perceptions.

How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business

If you're interested in testing the social coupon waters, consider these four tips to help increase your likelihood of success.

The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Some small companies have had nightmarish experiences working with sites like Groupon and others. Follow these tips to make your campaign a success.

Groupon, Other Deal Sites Not a Good Deal for Small Businesses

A new report suggests voucher offers largely aren't shoring up new customers or sales.

What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

Groupon went public to overwhelming demand. But will the surge help melt the near-frozen IPO market?

Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.

New Ways to Tap into Daily Deals Sites

Having to be accountable to merchants is driving a wave of innovation in the world of daily deals.

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