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Groupon Buys Ideeli for $43 Million Continues daily deals dominance

Groupon has purchased fashion discounts firm Ideeli for $43 million in cash, the companies have announced. Six-year-old Ideeli employs 150 staffers that are mostly situated in its New York headquarters,…

January 13, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

Why Post-O'Shaughnessy LivingSocial Might Not Be Dead In Its Tracks Closer to profitability than folks realize, source says

Tim O'Shaughnessy has announced that he will step aside as CEO of LivingSocial after co-founding the company in 2007. Per O'Shaughnessy's letter posted today via the firm's blog, the struggling…

January 10, 2014, 4:09 PM EST

Mental Floss Plans Expansion in 2014 Frequency to increase to 10 issues

With its successful e-commerce site, a new YouTube channel and fast-growing website, Mental Floss has already expanded far beyond its roots as a quirky print magazine. In a memo this…

December 11, 2013, 1:38 PM EST

Millennials Start Their Holiday Shopping Way Before Their Parents Both groups turn to Amazon for information

Who says millennials are lazy? According to a Horizon Media holiday shopping survey of 680 respondents, 18- 34-year-olds have one thing over their parents: They're far more likely to have…

December 11, 2013, 10:29 AM EST

People Shopping on Mobile Devices Visit More Sites Than Those on a PC Prefer brand and coupon sites

Mobile devices have made it possible for people to shop anywhere, anytime, and apparently, they’re taking advantage. According to Millward Brown Digital, people who shop from their mobiles visit more…

December 4, 2013, 6:47 AM EST

RadioShack's Holiday Emails Will Change in Real Time Offers pivot in recipients' inboxes

Attention holiday shoppers, your emails are now targeting you in real time—at least if you've signed up for RadioShack's messages. The electronics retailer will use Movable Ink's technology that allows…

November 27, 2013, 10:17 AM EST

Nearly One-Quarter of Shoppers Plan to Shop on Thanksgiving Black Friday is creeping forward

The day after Thanksgiving is still the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but the holiday itself is starting to become the new Black Friday as a growing number…

November 20, 2013, 6:33 AM EST

Retailers Hope to Bag Rivals' Customers on Twitter Poaching purchasers via social 'conquesting'

Google “conquesting” has long been an e-commerce practice where marketers buy ads targeted at consumers searching for other brands’ products. But for holidays 2013, ’tis the season for poaching customers…

November 10, 2013, 8:34 PM EST

Dwell Media Launches Online Store Will integrate content, commerce

Dwell Media is going all in on e-commerce with a new online store that officially launches today. The upscale shelter brand has dabbled in commerce before, selling Dwell-branded prefab houses and…

November 3, 2013, 11:02 PM EST

New Domino Editor Michelle Adams Talks E-Commerce, Print and Condé Nast The beloved shelter returns to start-up mode

Adweek: What got the ball rolling on the rebirth of Domino? Michelle Adams, editor in chief of Domino: I sold Lonny in July 2012, and I was looking for a new…

October 17, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

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