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How to Navigate Online #LaborDay Sales

How to Navigate Online #LaborDay Sales

Many online retailers have launched sales for Labor Day weekend. Sites such as Offers.com, dealnews, FatWallet, and RetailMeNot are loaded with the latest info on sales, coupon codes, and special promotions, including many that are in effect solely for the Labor Day holiday period. However, shoppers [Full Story…]

Poorsquare Taps into Foursquare to Find “Freebies”

Poorsquare Taps into Foursquare to Find "Freebies"

Poorsquare, founded by Columbia Journalism School alumnus Jeff Novich and Andrew Pinzler, is an app that simply points users to " freebies" in their neighborhood. The app uses the Foursquare location, places and deals database to allow users to search for location, what they are looking for, the [Full Story…]

BuyWithMe Buys DealADayOnline

BuyWithMe Buys DealADayOnline

NY based group buying startup BuyWithMe, announced today that is has acquired Chicago-based DealADayOnline in order to expand its presence in the city. BuyWithMe, which has raised $21.5 million, has said that it plans to raise twice that amount by the end of the year. Xconomy [Full Story…]

NYC’s VillageVines Expands, Partners with MenuPages

NYC's VillageVines Expands, Partners with MenuPages

New York-based VillageVines, a web start-up that offers members discounts at high end NYC restaurants, is extending its reach to Washington, DC starting this week, and will operate in LA, Chicago and San Francisco shortly. The company is also partnering with MenuPages, which will expose the [Full Story…]

High-End Eateries Hooking Customers Through Online Promotions

High-End Eateries Hooking Customers Through Online Promotions

As fine-dining restaurants struggle to maintain their "eatership," having suffered in the downturn more than their cheaper cousins, the Economist highlights how some tonier establishments are taking advantage of the new coupon culture and online consumer orientation to regain stomach [Full Story…]

Venture Capital Spending on NY Internet Deals Up in Q2

Venture Capital Spending on NY Internet Deals Up in Q2

In its Q2 2010 Venture Capital Activity report, CB Insights, a private research firm based in NYC,  found that the 2nd Quarter represented NY's fourth quarter in a row of increased venture funding, with early stage deals dominating and taking 62% of all deals. Geographically,  New [Full Story…]

The Art of the E-mail Negotiation

The Art of the E-mail Negotiation

This week, The New York Times explores the art of negotiating through e-mail, particularly doing so in the unpredictable world of Manhattan real estate. The article explores whether and what type of negotiations can be conducted entirely via e-mail, when it is appropriate to do so and when it is [Full Story…]