Can the Groupon Business Model Survive Over Time?

Group buying site Groupon has its share of believers and nonbelievers. Live Nation believes in the company enough to start a partnership called GrouponLive, a service that offers bargains on tickets to concerts and other events. But there are plenty of people who look at Groupon as the embodiment of a second tech bubble. And […]


Facebook Deals Takes on Groupon, LivingSocial

Jumping onto the bandwagon created by Groupon and LivingSocial, Facebook today is unveiling a local discount program for vendors called Facebook Deals. The service will launch on a test basis in five cities: Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Diego and San Francisco, according to a report in the New York Times. Like its rivals, it will […]