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BizReport | Ecommerce archives January 07, 2014

Experian: 40% of Americans won't change behavior for discounts

Offering a deal or a discount is a good way to engage and convert new customers, building a strong list of customers, right? Perhaps, not. At least according to new data out that indicates a growing number of American shoppers... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing May 30, 2013

Social media industry report reveals podcasting in, daily deals out

The 2013 Social Media Examiner industry report has been released. It reveals that social media continues to be seen as an important marketing activity, although questions remain about effectiveness.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives October 02, 2012

Why daily deals will continue to be important for holiday shoppers

A new forecast from BIA/Kelsey group indicates daily deals are continuing their importance for small businesses across the US. One expert believes the daily deal holds promise not only for shoppers but for businesses over the upcoming holiday season. Kristina:... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives August 02, 2012

How shoppers are using daily deals

Daily deals may not be attracting as much headline attention as a few years ago, but they are still capturing the attention of shoppers - and those shoppers aren't keeping the deals to themselves, it turns out. New data from... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives June 27, 2012

4 Questions with nFluence's Henry Lawson

Just a short time ago the dealBoard app upgraded into the m:commerce space, promising to put all of consumers' daily deal offers into a single place - much simpler to deal with. But not only is the app changing how... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives June 18, 2012

London Olympics boosts traffic to money-saving website by 130%

The Olympics is generating increased interest from budget-conscious foreigners looking to save money when they visit the UK for the games. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives June 14, 2012

Biggest daily deals player shuns GDDA code of conduct

In a bid to improve its reputation with both consumers and merchants, industry trade association the Global Daily Deal Association (GDDA) has produced a voluntary, self-regulatory code of conduct. But not all are on-board.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives March 14, 2012

App offers preferred deals to shoppers

A new app puts consumers 'in charge' of the types of offers wanted, and then sends preferred deals direct to mobile phones. From nFluence Media, the dealBoard app first asks for consumer preferences and then aggregates offered daily deals so... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives March 07, 2012

Groupon customers may be loyal after all

A new survey by Foresee Results puts daily deals websites in a better light than previous reports. It reveals that the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial can create loyal customers and repeat business.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing February 29, 2012

Groupon's mobile app user base triples, launches in Thailand

The web-based daily deals company has made several announcements in the last few days including a new country launch and mobile user numbers. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 07, 2011

In-store browsing to become thing of the past?

Window shopping and browsing stores looking to bag a bargain is fast becoming a thing of the past. Today's shopper is smarter, according to a new survey from Deloitte and the Harrison Group, and finding discounted goods isn't anticipated, it's... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation December 05, 2011

UK trading authority to investigate Groupon deals

Reports in the UK press show that Groupon is fighting yet another battle. This time the daily deals company has been referred to the Office of Fair Trading by the Advertising Standards Authority after repeated breaches caused much concern.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 01, 2011

Groupon breaks silence to reveal holiday deals sales volume

Groupon has emerged from its post-IPO silence to announce how well the company has performed over the holiday shopping-fest that started on Black Friday.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 01, 2011

Groupon breaks silence to reveal holiday deals sales volume

Groupon has emerged from its post-IPO silence to announce how well the company has performed over the holiday shopping-fest that started on Black Friday.... >>

BizReport | Advertising archives November 07, 2011

3 Questions with Sharing Spree

Over the past nine months, social commerce site Sharing Spree has seen incredible growth. Part of that is due to the consumer hunger for daily deals, but also because instead of reaping huge rewards as a company, this deal site... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives November 03, 2011

New deal site opens category to online merchants

Just in time for the holiday rush, a new addition to the daily deal space - but this one may appeal to a mass audience. Rather than focusing on small, local businesses, the deals offered will include online merchants; to... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives September 12, 2011

Expert: Shoppers will look for good deals

Although the verdict is still out from experts, consumers seem to have spoken: they like saving money but are overwhelmed by the sheer number of daily deal emails. This is, of course, causing them to delete without opening or even... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives August 29, 2011

Facebook ditches Daily Deals

After four months of testing in places such as Atlanta, Dallas and San Francisco, Facebook has made the decision to ditch its Deals program despite acknowledging that there "is a lot of power in a social approach to driving people... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing August 29, 2011

Platform takes bite out of daily deal sites

Restaurants are one of the favored categories within the daily deal space, and one forecasts indicates the online restaurant space could hit $3 billion by 2015. A new player to the deal space, BiteHunter, aggregates these deals so that users... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing August 12, 2011

Borrell: Majority of SMBs to use mobile marketing this year

Over 80% of small and medium-sized businesses plan to spend some of their annual marketing budget on at least one form of mobile advertising during the course of 2011, found new research from Borrell Associates.... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing August 09, 2011

LivingSocial reveals which deals most popular

Deals, deals, deals. Inboxes bulge with deals on a daily basis as consumers seek out money-saving ways to enjoy life. But what are they actually buying? One daily deals operator has released details of what its members are snapping up.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 25, 2011

Platform takes group couponing to the mom

Consumers are logging on to group couponing and daily deals sites in huge numbers, but that growth in businesses isn't helping many of the businesses offering coupons. Rather than creating a loyal new client base, many are getting 'one-offs' -... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 21, 2011

Wantsa addition says 'Let's Make A Deal, Merchants'

Consumers are looking for deals. They're signing up with sites like LivingSocial and Groupon daily and that is leaving retail brands looking for ways to engage them without breaking the bank. A new offering from Wantsa might help by helping... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 13, 2011

SortPrice unveils Flash Sales tool

Looking for another daily deal option? Check out the new offering from SortPrice. The shopping search engine has launched Flash Sale, an addition to their Store Application for Facebook storefronts, giving e-tailers the ability to offer daily deal type incentives... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 12, 2011

Consumers hungry for dining deals this holiday season

Dining is the category daily deal seekers browse more often than any other, according to a new survey from PriceGrabber. And, concludes the survey, over half of respondents intend to use daily deal websites to search for gifts this coming... >>

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