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Mobile Commerce Daily looks at how a recent tie-in with Groupon deals generated a surge in sales and social engagement for national franchise Jamba Juice.
After an initial boost died down, Books & Brews in Indianapolis turned to Groupon to help them tap into the local beer crowd.
TechCrunch reports Groupon taking one more step ahead in its bid to be more than a daily deals site and more of a go-to place for local businesses with the release of a new format and online presence called Pages.
The Wall Street Journal covers Groupon's announcement of a new section on its website it calls Pages, with phone numbers, operating hours and website URLs for seven million businesses.
TechCrunch looks at updates to Groupon's self-service tool, including more pricing, photographic and editorial options when businesses construct a promotion online.
Groupon is one of the first first mobile commerce companies to integrate with Apple Pay, a new mobile payments service that will provide an easy, secure and private way to make purchases from the Groupon app on the new iPhone models available in October.
Seattle Refined talks about SideTour, an online marketplace where visitors can sign up on Groupon for tours and activities hosted by local experts in their city.
Carlos Alferez, managing partner of James Beard Award-winning Frontera Grill, talks with The Chicago Tribune about how they use Groupon's newest time-based deals for their restaurant.
TechCrunch covers Groupon's newest feature that will let businesses offer deals to users to be redeemed at a specific time in the day.
The Internet Association, the unified voice of Internet economy, welcomed Groupon as its 27th member, joining other major companies to forge a common voice in advancing public policy solutions to strengthen and protect Internet freedom, foster innovation and economic growth, and empower users.
Patty Morrissey, head of social innovation at Groupon, talks about the company's focus on developing vibrant local communities and engaging consumers through local commerce.
TechCrunch reports on Groupon's announcement of Gnome, an iPad-based point-of-sale solution. The platform includes an “all-in-one” cash register that can accept traditional payments as well as Groupon vouchers, integrated customer relationship management software, accounting software and more.
Bloomberg covers the announcement of Gnome, Groupon's new iPad-based checkout system that includes software to track cash and credit and debit card transactions and a tool that will allow a Groupon users to redeem an offer by simply telling a cashier their name at checkout.
Amit Koren, senior director local product management, talks about Groupon's Deal Builder tool, which allows local and small businesses the chance to build their own Groupon deals to reach their target audience.
ABC local news meets with Janet Casperson, winner of Groupon's Entrepreneur Advice Contest and cafe owner, to talk about her opportunity to meet real estate mogul and co-star of Shark Tank Barbara Corcoran.
Bloomberg talks with Dan Roarty, vice president of product development, about Groupon's new self-service feature that provides templates and step-by-step directions for merchants to create a deal on GrouponWorks.com.
Entrepreneur looks at Groupon's new tool called Deal Builder that allows merchants to construct a promotion without having to speak with a representative.
Groupon announced the new face of its growing health, beauty and wellness category, Favin the Beauty Maven. Favin will be sharing her beauty tips and tricks and providing insight into a variety of trends and unique treatments, all with an emphasis on maintaining health, beauty and wellness without breaking the bank.
Groupon announced two new solutions for last-minute shoppers: the Grouponvelope and the digital gift voucher. With these new options, Groupon lets local merchants who do not have a gift card program reach millions of customers looking for last-minute but thoughtful holiday gift ideas.
NYTimes.com talks with Pam Nelson, co-founder of Butter Lane Cupcakes, about how their Groupon deal built business and brought in loyal customers.
Groupon announced the launch of Freebies, a new category in its ecommerce marketplace that provides shoppers with an easy way to save money in the online stores of their favorite brands.
Groupon is focusing on refining and growing its merchant business to help build relationships with businesses of all sizes, as well as extend products and brands to consumers worldwide.
Internet Retailer looks into Groupon's mobile growth in the past five years and new app updates that make it easier for customers to shop Groupon’s large selection of deals.
Groupon announced a completely redesigned website, as well as updated versions of its popular iPhone, Android and iPad mobile apps, all with new features aimed at making it easier than ever for customers to shop Groupon's vast selection of local deals.
Andy Murphy, consumer investigative reporter at CBS Atlanta News, takes an in-depth look at Groupon and talks to the owner of Youthtopia Med Spa about her deal experience.
Fox32 interviews Dan O'Connell about starting his business from a passion after corporate retirement and how Groupon helped him get off the ground.
Local news WISTV talked to Jana Gambrell, owner of Palmetto Paint & Pour, who started her business to follow a passion but struggled with success until she worked with Groupon.
Chicago Grid looks at Urban Kayaks' economics of running an everyday business, including how they used Groupon to get started and now to maintain local marketing.
Groupon announced the launch of the Groupon Partner Network, the first proprietary local e-commerce affiliate marketing platform designed to help online publishers better monetize their online presence through the promotion of Groupon deals.
As a part of their Real Money series, ABC World News shows families how to save money on a night out, including using Groupon Reserve for affordable local dining.
Gregory Plummer, co-owner of Detroit's Enjoy Again Family Restaurant, talks about running his local business and how Groupon's helped him grow.
Groupon announced Groupon Reserve, the premiere destination for the finest things to eat, see, do and buy. Debuting on Reserve is Savored.com's reservations engine that lets customers book tables at some of the best restaurants in their city at discounts of up to 40 percent.
Farhan Niazi of Small Biz Technology outlines the benefits and features of Breadcrumb POS, a new and lighter addition to the family of the original Breadcrumb PRO system.
Fast Casual's Cherryh Butler interviews Seth Harris, founder of Groupon-owned Breadcrumb, to discuss how the company's new POS system works well for small business owners.
Allison Beardsley, founder and CEO of Club Pilates, explains how her business used Groupon to grow during challenging economic times in the competitive fitness marketplace.
How can a restaurant use a daily deals promotion to successfully set their establishment apart? That's the question Groupon and the National Restaurant Association sought to answer as part of a new survey released via infographic this May.
Based on polling more than 500 restaurant decision makers, including 152 who have participated in daily deal campaigns, and taking into consideration what prior research has shown, Groupon and the National Restaurant Association are providing restaurateurs with some of the top tactics for success with daily deal marketing campaigns.
Mark Brandau from Nation's Restaurant News looks at Groupon's joint study with the National Restaurant Association and the positive impact of Breadcrumb POS on the industry moving forward.
Anita Campbell of Small Business Trends looks at how Groupon is providing technology systems to help local businesses become more profitable and increase sales.
Groupon announced the launch of Breadcrumb POS, a free iPad app that enables quick-service eateries, salons, spas and retail merchants to replace their cash registers with an easy-to-use solution.
Groupon honored many of its top local merchants in the ''Best of Groupon Merchants'' collection. The featured local businesses boast some of the most popular deals in their markets and consistently deliver the highest levels of customer service.
Groupon hosted its first Grouponicon: an invite-only opportunity for merchants to network with peers, connect with Groupon in an intimate setting and learn about the latest tools available to help them grow their businesses.
Breadcrumb released Breadcrumb 1.4, an update to its iPad point-of-sale (POS) app for restaurants and bars that makes it easier for businesses to keep track of inventory counts, take delivery orders and apply and monitor tips.
Catherine Wolinski of VisionMonday writes about five retail optical operations across the country that have used Groupon to help grow their business.
Groupon announces the release of the newest version of the Groupon Merchants app for Android (v2.2), which incorporates Groupon Payments into the platform, offering merchants a better way to accept credit cards at the guaranteed lowest overall rates.
Groupon launches the Merchant Impact Report, a free tool built into the Groupon Merchant Center that offers merchants a clear view of how Groupon is driving their business by making it possible to evaluate the performance of their promotion.
Breadcrumb releases an update to its Point of Sale iPad app, making it simpler to sign-in, view checks and access card payments, split the check payments evenly, and more.
Groupon announces its partnership with nonprofit SCORE, which has developed a series of online educational resources about customer acquisition, retention and marketing for small businesses.
Groupon partners with SCORE to develop a series of online educational resources about customer acquisition, retention and marketing for small businesses.
Groupon announces the national launch of Breadcrumb®, an easy-to-use, powerful and affordable point-of-sale (POS) solution that runs on iPads for restaurants, bars and cafes.
Groupon’s acquisition of online reservation services Savored is the latest example of how the company is building out its mobile offerings for merchants and other businesses.
Groupon launches new payment solution offering Groupon Merchants guaranteed lowest rates on credit card processing fees.
Groupon's mobile app gets a make-over! The new design makes it easy to flip between Groupon services like Groupon Now!, Groupon Goods, and Groupon Getaways.
Groupon now has new tools for its merchants to help them extract more revenue and high quality returning customers from their Groupon daily deals. These new tools include the Merchant Center dashboard, Groupon Scheduler, Groupon Rewards and Groupon Now!
Groupon’s relationship with Spokane’s Riverfront Park has been so successful in generating ticket sales; the park recently chose to run a new feature deal. The park board president calls Groupon a solid program.
Noah Davis of Street Fight interviews Greg Rudin, GrouponLive general manager. Rudin explained that in addition to helping move inventory that wasn’t otherwise moving, GrouponLive also works earlier in the sales cycle to move a limited number of tickets and create event buzz.
E.B. Boyd of Fast Company writes about the nationwide launch of Groupon Rewards, and how Groupon is working to help merchants grow their businesses and manage their operations more effectively.
G-Pass, a new GrouponLive feature, lets users bypass the box office line and straight to the entry line on event day, making customers’ wait times shorter.
Hana Putnam, a customer of Devil’s Pizza Factory in Tempe, Ariz., said that she learned about the business after seeing their Groupon deal. According to assistant manager Andrew McDaniel, Groupon has been a key advertising tool for the restaurant.