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A quick scroll through the mail on my smartphone yields attractive offers to stay at a Victorian estate on the California coast, check in at a chic New York boutique hotel for less than $125 per night or escape to Tanzania for a six-night safari.

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CNNMoney: Silicon Valley's EEO-1 diversity dataupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 05:44:00

Every U.S. company with more than 100 employees is required to file a one-page form each year with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, an independent federal agency. Called the EEO-1, the form categorizes each company's U.S. workers by their self-identified race and gender.

True confessions of a daily deal addictupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 07:35:00

You've taken the first step, good for you.

CNNMoney: Facebook and Yelp retreat from daily dealsupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 14:14:00

Groupon's success in the daily deals space spawned hundreds of copycat sites and inspired big companies like Google to hawk their coupon services. Skeptics said the near-immediate market saturation meant Groupon's business was easily replicated -- and therefore doomed.

Some small businesses overwhelmed by daily deal rushupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 14:02:00

When the owner of the Hillbrook Inn went looking for ways to boost business, she turned to a new and increasingly popular tool: daily deal sites like LivingSocial and Groupon.

Money Magazine: Best furniture deals - plus, expert picksupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 05:33:00

"Inventory overhang drove furniture prices down as much as 25% in 2008, but they're going back up," says industry analyst Jerry Epperson of Mann Armistead & Epperson. That's for new pieces, mind you.

CNNMoney: The banks' billion-dollar ideaupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 17:15:00

Banks have found a new revenue stream -- and this time, it doesn't involve hitting you up with a new fee.

Groupon CEO done fretting over copycatsupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 07:50:00

Andrew Mason wanted to show how he's grown since founding and leading Groupon.

How Facebook Deals differs from Groupon, other coupon sitesupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 13:00:00

The online coupon market has been exploding in the last year or so. Just look at some of the startups offering this service: Groupon, LivingSocial, Scoutmob, OpenTable, zozi, SCVNGR LevelUp, viagogo, Google Offers and many others.

CNNMoney: My terrible Groupon experience (and great LivingSocial deal)updated: Tue Apr 26 2011 09:11:00

Romil Patel is a Chicago-based entrepreneur and investor who writes about the tech industry on his blog, Venture Level.

CNNMoney: Today's daily deal? Who cares.updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 06:07:00

After Gilt Groupies changed the 12 o'clock hour and Groupon made vouchers cool, users may finally be over it all.

Groupon's ambitious plan to change how and when we eatupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 11:25:00

Groupon is fervently preparing for its most ambitious venture yet: the launch of a new mobile application that the company hopes will change when and how society chooses to eat, shop and play.

CNNMoney: Groupon spends big on controversial (tasteless?) Super Bowl spotsupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 12:49:00

It's a battle of the daily deal sites -- and this time it played out on the big screen. Right after Groupon secured a Super Bowl ad, rival site LivingSocial snapped up a pre-game spot.

Google to launch Groupon competitorupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 11:19:00

Google is preparing to launch Google Offers, the search giant's Groupon competitor, Mashable has learned.

2010: Group coupon business soarsupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 11:19:00

In August 2010, the CEO of discussed the success of the group coupon website.

Group buying: Fad or future Facebook?updated: Fri Jan 07 2011 04:25:00

Group buying websites enjoyed massive growth in 2010 grabbing new customers and the headlines as the sector's biggest player, Groupon turned down a reported $6 billion offer from Google in early December.

CNNMoney: Groupon walks away from Google takeover talks - reportupdated: Sat Dec 04 2010 07:45:00

After weeks of negotiations about a potential takeover, Groupon appears to have walked away from would-be suitor Google.

CNNMoney: Amazon flings money at Groupon rival LivingSocialupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 19:29:00

Get ready for a clash of titans. As Google negotiates to buy daily-deal website Groupon in what is likely to be its most expensive acquisition ever, swooped in Thursday with a $175 million investment in LivingSocial, Groupon's most successful competitor.

CNNMoney: Your city for lessupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 11:15:00

With restaurants, salons and yoga studios from coast to coast using the services of flash-sale websites to offer deep discounts to customers, paying full price seems downright silly.

CNNMoney: Young and strapped for cashupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 16:58:00

If you're in your 20s and 30s and feel cash-strapped, you're not alone. Between student loans, car loans, credit card debt and other expenses it's getting tougher to make a budget and stick to it.

Twitter's 'early bird' deals: Flop or fly?updated: Thu Jul 08 2010 12:51:00

Twitter intends to offer special deals and discounts to its users, the company revealed this week. Is this a smart move for the social messaging site, or just an attempt to leap aboard the "online deals" bandwagon?

Group buying: A billion-dollar Web trend?updated: Thu Apr 15 2010 15:05:00

Can we all get a better deal by making purchases together?

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