Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
Groupon has had a tough past few months, but at least today's Q1 earnings beat expectations.
TikTakTo combines flash sales, product search, social features and daily deals to create "the ultimate online shopping experience."
Guest Post As Groupon's most vocal critic, I wanted to take a look at what changes we might see and the state of the business today.
The founders of German coupon and deals site DailyDeal have purchased their company back from Google about 17 months after it was acquired.
Think the group-coupon craze is nearing the end of its life cycle? Tell that to LivingSocial's investors.
Guest Post Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Groupon's IPO. And it's been a bad year. Here's what lies ahead in the deals landscape.
Guest Post After more than a year on the Groupon beat, I'm retiring. But I have one final question for Andrew Mason.
Google has laid off a larger number of staff – some of them in senior positions -- mainly in the areas of sales and marketing.
Guest Post I've noticed an uptick in recent months from small businesses claiming that Groupon is threatening to sue them.
Groupon stock fell to the lowest it has ever been today, under $5 a share. The daily deals company reported poor earnings last week, causing one financial advisory firm to downgrade its stock.
Guest Post In Groupon's earnings call yesterday, the daily deals site tried to put a positive spin on a lot of negative developments.
Guest Post Analysts missed the biggest red flag in Groupon's recent earnings call: The company is taking its loan sharking business global.
The deals provider fell short of its Wall Street's top-line estimate, and it's facing rumors that its sales force are abandoning ship.
Today in "Something we really didn't need, but here it is anyway": Auto powerhouse Ford and app maker Roximity have teamed up to bring location-aware deal alerts to consumers while they drive.
Groupon, the troubled daily deals company, has found a new way to mislead its investors. By my estimates, Groupon inflated its first quarter North American revenue by 5% to 8%. (Disclosure: I have various puts and wagers against Groupon.)
Daily deals site LivingSocial is taking on online shopping. Although many will compare it to Groupon Goods, it’s a very different product targeted at a different audience. (Disclosure: I have puts and several wagers against Groupon.)
Groupon Goods has been …
With its stock continually reaching new lows, Groupon is going to greater heights to find customers. The daily-deals site is now advertising deals to customers via Gogo’s in-flight wireless service. (Disclosure: I have puts and several wagers relating to Groupon.)…
Groupon stock hit another all-time low today. That in itself is not news — the company has had a habit of setting all time lows.
But today marks the first day that Groupon dropped below the split-adjusted $7.90 paid by …
Tourists who find themselves stranded in London without a hotel room will have a new friend in last-minute stay startup HotelTonight, which has made its mobile hotel-booking apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android available in the UK today.
“Ultimately, we …