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Getting the Most Out of NY Daily Deals

Getting the Most Out of NY Daily Deals

Consumers considering deals offered by the likes of Groupon, LivingSocial, GiltCity and others should read the fine print. The New York Daily News talked to Cheryl Yeoh of CityPockets for advice on not paying more than you bargained for. If a deal doesn’t offer specifics about what kind of wine [Full Story…]

8coupons Relaunches Website with New Daily Deals Map

8coupons Relaunches Website with New Daily Deals Map

    8coupons, a NY-based startup specializing in daily deals, relaunched its site this week with a new online map.  According to information received by NY Convergence, the company, which started as a mobile coupons play back in 2007, is "the largest source for all local deals" that [Full Story…]

Amazon Launches NY Daily Deals

Amazon Launches NY Daily Deals

Amazon.com is now catching up with the daily-deal market, launching its daily offers in Manhattan and Brooklyn yesterday.  The new deal venture, AmazonLocal, maintains that it was in no way influenced by Groupon or other imitators, such as Living Social.  According to Bits,  Amazon's new service is [Full Story…]

BuyWithMe Acquires NY Focused Scoop St.

BuyWithMe Acquires NY Focused Scoop St.

NY-based daily deal website BuyWithMe has executed its 5th acquisition this year adding Scoop St. and its 50,000 subscribers, to its roster.  Scoop St. is an  app that allows NY users to buy deals immediately. Daily deal acquisitions have been up 700 percent this year. According to All Things D, [Full Story…]

Jason Fertel, Entrepreneur and Running Savant

Jason Fertel, Entrepreneur and Running Savant

Jason Fertel, currently the founder of DealBurner, a service that sends SMS messages of deals (aggregates ScoutMob, Tenka, LivingSocial Instant, Groupon Now etc.). Fertel also launched freespeech, a mobile messaging app, that shut down in July. As an entrepreneur he tells We Are NY Tech his [Full Story…]

Google Offers Separates Itself From the Pack

Google Offers Separates Itself From the Pack

Grub Street New York recently talked to some NY merchants who are working with Google's new feature, Offers, to find out what its like inside the competitive coupon arena. Zaf Sevimcok of AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar, had a coupon on Google Offers' first day online. "It doesn’t matter if they don’t [Full Story…]

Foursquare Offers New, Targeted Daily Deal Partnerships

Foursquare Offers New, Targeted Daily Deal Partnerships

Foursquare announced this week that it will be offering daily deals from five partners to iPhone, Android and Blackberry users. Deals from Living Social, Gilt City, AT&T Interactive, BuyWithMe and Zozi, will be incorporated into Foursquare’s app. Groupon is not yet one of the partners, but [Full Story…]

Gilt Groupe CEO Talks Tech

Gilt Groupe CEO Talks Tech

Susan Lyne, the chairman of Brooklyn's Gilt Groupe, explained what she felt was the next big idea in tech during an interview with The Huffington Post. Lyne said that she thinks the new generation of e-commerce will become huge, explaining that e-commerce is all about taking commerce out of the [Full Story…]

LivingSocial Launches Instant Deals in Midtown Manhattan Today

LivingSocial Launches Instant Deals in Midtown Manhattan Today

Beginning today, deal seekers in Midtown Manhattan can get Instant Deals on $1 lunch offers by daily deals service LivingSocial. Users can either download the app or go online. The $1 lunch vouchers will be available beginning at 6 am ET and will be available for redemption at various lunch spots [Full Story…]

Social Daily Deal Websites Resonating with NYers

Social Daily Deal Websites Resonating with NYers

Social daily deal websites, like Groupon, LivingSocial and Scoutmob, have grown increasingly popular, especially in NY, where there is an extremely high density of businesses.  The deal websites provide good exposure for developing businesses, although they don't actually make money off of [Full Story…]

Google Launches NY Daily-Deal Service

Google Launches NY Daily-Deal Service

Google Offers, Google's daily-deal service competing with Groupon and LivingSocial, launched last week in NY.  The company is offering 50% off or more on local-business deals, including restaurant meals.  Google created Google Offers after failing to acquire Groupon in January for more than $5 [Full Story…]

LivingSocial Launches LivingSocial Deals

LivingSocial Launches LivingSocial Deals

NY-based LivingSocial has launched the new site as way to offer its fans in NYC the opportunity to receive an average of over 50% at local restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels, and other locations.Offers are announced every morning via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail.  Users are allowed to [Full Story…]