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Groupon to Raise Up to $540 Million in IPO

Reports strong third-quarter earnings

Groupon’s IPO finally looks to be back on track as the company inches closer to profitability. Early this morning, the company filed a revised prospectus detailing its upcoming public offering,…

WhaleShark Acquires U.K. Coupon Company

Deals company continues to expand

WhaleShark Media, owners of RetailMeNot,, and, will acquire eConversions, the U.K.-based company that owns and in Germany. TechCrunch reports that the sale will likely be worth…

Foursquare Teams With Daily Deals Sites

Coupons will be targeted to users' locations

Foursquare may boast a $600 million valuation and 10 million members, but the location-based social networking service is still having trouble actually making money. Now, to help augment its revenue,…

BuyWithMe Acquires Chicago Deals Site

The company wants to double its regional offerings by 2011

Daily deals site BuyWithMe has purchased DealADayOnline, a Chicago local group buying site. BuyWithMe, which has been trying to add to its regional offerings, will now offer deals in 13…

Groupon Two-Faced About Trump

Pitches casino deal even as it withdraws ads from Apprentice site

Groupon vowed to stop advertising on The Apprentice in an effort to distance itself from the show's controversial host—so why is it running a deal for a one-night stay at…

LivingSocial's Customers Are Younger, Richer, and Better Educated Than Groupon's

And most of them are women

According to a study from Nielsen Co., LivingSocial users are richer, younger, and more educated than Groupon's. Nielsen’s survey data, gathered from 200,000 Internet users, shows that people who use LivingSocial…

IPO Could Value Groupon at $15 Billion to $20 Billion

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley chosen to lead underwriting

After fielding offers from investment bankers about a potential IPO since January, Groupon is now expected to announce Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as the two lead underwriters of a…