Tag Archives: Groupon

What’s Ahead for Gilt Groupe and Other “Flash Sale” Retailers

This is a pivotal time period for Groupon, LivingSocial, Gilt Groupe, and other online “flash sale” retailers. For example, as noted by Daily Deal Media:”Groupon is trying to dig itself out of the trenches and increase its value again. It’s … Continue reading

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The Most Attractive U.S. Retail Employers: The Results of a Universum Student Survey

Each year, Universum presents the results of its “Ideal Student Employer Survey in the U.S.” The most recent survey included thousands of undergraduate and graduate student respondents. These are among the most highly-rated retail firms. Click the icons to access … Continue reading

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Daily Deal Promotions Not Working for Small Retailers

As we’ve written about before, daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial often do not achieve the intended results for retailers — namely, to offer a deeply-discounted deal through a Web site coupon that gets people to visit a … Continue reading

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