Epsilon's new shopper behavior study may be the latest indication that millennial consumers are no longer spring chickens. In fact, they are using—and hold on to your ironic fedoras, folks—email more than people of other ages to find products and services.
Groupon officially jumped into the restaurant delivery game on Thursday, offering 10 percent off every order in Chicago from national chains such as Quiznos, Popeyes, Subway and Papa John's, as well as Windy City eateries like Ditka's, Al's Beef, Star of Siam, and Wishbone.
Twitter is rolling out a new feature that allow brands to tweet deals, which users can claim online and redeem in stores. Twitter Offers is the messaging network’s second step into e-commerce, after trotting out a buy button for tweets over the summer.
The Priceline Group has agreed to purchase restaurant digital bookings company OpenTable for $2.6 billion.
Groupon has purchased fashion discounts firm Ideeli for $43 million in cash, the companies have announced.
Tim O'Shaughnessy has announced that he will step aside as CEO of LivingSocial after co-founding the company in 2007.
In recent years, Groupon's been teaming up with 100,000 deals and coupon bloggers to run commission-based ads on their sites. Today, the Chicago-based company announced Groupon Partner Network (GPN), a self-serve affiliate marketing platform for bloggers and other publishers that want to make cash pitching deals to their readers.
Groupon today has launched an OpenTable-like feature called Groupon Reserve that lets consumers book restaurant tables at double-digit percentage discounts.
Foursquare is in the midst of a fundamental paradigm shift, stepping beyond its reputation as the check-in king and toward the more functional (and potentially lucrative) location-recommendation market. Speaking Monday at South by Southwest, Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley made it clear that the business does more than just dole out badges.
LivingSocial today tapped Barry Judge as CMO, the same role he held at Best Buy for the last four years during his decade-plus tenure at the big box retailer.