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5 Important Groupon Earnings Highlights For The 1st Quarter 2013 Worth Focusing On

Groupon Surges On Smaller 1st 2013 Quarter Losses: Earnings Highlights: Groupon, the largest daily deals provider, posted a smaller than expected loss that sent shares soaring in the after-hours session.  Groupon reported improved sales as well as mobile growth and the news got Wall Street analysts excited about the company’s prospects after several quarters of
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Groupon Launches Mobile Credit Card Payment Service To ‘Circle The Square’

Groupon Launches Mobile Credit Card Payment Service To ‘Circle The Square’: Groupon is getting more mobile.  The company is launching a new mobile payments service that will serve as an alternative for making purchases on the daily deals site.  The mobile payments market is growing with the likes of Square and Google Wallet attempting to
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Groupon Gets Grilled After 2Q12 Earnings Disappoint, Stock Falls Over 20 Percent

Groupon Gets Grilled After 2Q12 Earnings Disappoint, Stock Falls Over 20 Percent: Groupon, the daily deals site that takes a percentage of each offer it features, hit a new all-time low of 5.95 in after-hours trading as the company disappointed with its earnings news.  Groupon hasn’t been a deal for investors since it became a
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Groupon 1st Quarter Earnings 2012 Beat Estimates But Questions Remain About Daily Deals Sector Growth:

Groupon 1st Quarter Earnings 2012 Beat Estimates But Questions Remain About Daily Deals Sector Growth: Groupon announced its first quarter 2012 earnings today and beat estimates.  Groupon’s revenue came in at $559 million which was $28 million above forecasts and the stock rose steadily in today’s trading as the company earned 0.02 cents per share
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Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals

Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals: Yesterday, we reported that Foursquare wants to expand its social mobile media presence by offering daily deals.  They aren’t the only company looking to increase its offerings and get in the daily deals sector.  Google launched their
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Groupon Lowers 4th-quarter 2011 Revenue Estimates: When Daily Deals Turned Into “Graymail”:

Groupon Lowers 4th-quarter 2011 Revenue Estimates: When Daily Deals Turned Into “Graymail”: Groupon Inc., the largest online daily deals company, said Friday it needed to revise its earnings.  Groupon reported today that its fourth quarter loss was bigger than it reported earlier.  The losses widened because Groupon did not adequately report the amount of money
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Groupon’s Q4 2011 Revenue Increases But Company Loses $37 Million: Daily Deals Doubt Rises

Groupon’s Q4 2011 Revenue Increases But Company Loses $37 Million-Daily Deals Doubt Rises: Is the daily deals sector growing or slowing? Groupon released its earnings yesterday and cast some doubts on the daily deals sector. Groupon, the largest daily deals site, reported its revenue more than doubled to $506 million in the fourth quarter of
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Daily Deals Sites Dip During Peak Holiday Shopping Season November 2011: 5 Reasons Why

Daily Deals Sites Dip During Peak Holiday Shopping Season November 2011- 5 Reasons Why: The Thanksgiving shopping week in 2011 was a boon for retailers who were mostly in the black after the shopping holiday ended but not the daily deals sites.  Groupon, Living Social and other daily deals sites experienced less activity as retailers
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Bing Does Daily Deals Differently: Aggregates Local Specials In One Site

Bing Does Daily Deals Differently: Aggregating deals may be the best play in the sector. Bing announced last week that it was changing the daily deals game.  Instead of jumping into the daily deals sector with its own platform, Bing is combining deals to help people get through the deals clutter.  The new platform from
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Are Daily Deals Done? Yelp and Facebook Cut, Groupon IPO In Question

Are Daily Deals Done? Yelp and Facebook Cut, Groupon IPO In Question: Is the daily deals phenomenon -done?  Looks like the business of daily deals is losing steam as major websites like Yelp and Facebook look to exit the business or tone down deals.  Facebook recently announced on August 26th it was leaving the deals
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Yelp.com & Local Daily Deals Sites Boom

Yelp.com & Local Daily Deals Sites Boom: Yelp.com continues to grow – IPO coming? Yelp is getting getting ready for more exposure.  Some analysts believe the website has plans for an initial public offering and news has been reported that the company is looking for a new CTO to help guide the company through its
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LivingSocial.com Gets $400 Million in Funding: Websites Look To Emulate Busines Plan

LivingSocial.com Gets $400 Million in Funding: LivingSocial.com has more money in its coffers.  The new website that gives daily deals has just obtained $400 million in new funding from several venture partners. The Wall Street Journal reported today that Lightspeed Venture Partner, Amazon.com, and Institutional Venture Partners put up new cash as well as unnamed
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AT&T Goes Grouponesque With “ShopAlerts” Location Based Text Ads/Deals

AT&T Goes Grouponesque With “ShopAlerts” Location Based Text Ads/Deals: AT&T gets in the location based coupon/advertising business. AT&T launches new location-based text ad service. AT&T is going Groupon. The carrier will be sending subscribed users text ads in the form of coupons and special offers based on location targeting. AT&T will use cell phone location
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