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ConsumerWatch: Groupon Offers Settlement On Expired Deals

Groupon has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the expiration dates on Groupon vouchers are illegal in states, such as California, which have strong consumer protection laws.


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ConsumerWatch: Using Daily Deal Sites For Healthcare Services

Daily deal sites such as Groupon, LivingSocial and Gilt are giving the uninsured and underinsured a chance to afford health care services.


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Questions Loom As Yelp Prices IPO At $15 A Share

San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. late Thursday priced its initial public offering of stock at $15 a share. That’s above its expected range of $12 and $14 per share.



Facebook Filing Lifts Zynga, Other Recent IPOs

Facebook’s long-awaited IPO filing lifted the stocks of many Internet companies, including recent laggards Zynga and Groupon. But analysts said the halo effect may fade.


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ConsumerWatch: Websites Help Voice Daily Deal Complaints

A new website is helping frustrated consumers complain about daily deals that didn’t work out the way they had hoped.

KPIX 5–08/24/2011

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Tech Report: Daily Deal Site Groupon Carrying Hefty Deficit

Groupon may be one of the big names amongst the daily deal Web sites, but its latest quarterly report shows a deficit of more than $100 million.


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Tech Report: Amazon, Google Challenge Groupon

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the daily deal coupon market is growing by the day as Amazon and Google have both jumped in over the past week.


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Tech Report: Groupon To Go Public, IPO Pending

Groupon, the rapidly growing online coupon seller, plans to raise $750 million for its latest deal to go public.


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Facebook Launches Deals Program, Rivals Groupon

What happens when you cross the world’s largest social network with one of the hottest business models in e-commerce? Facebook wants to find out.


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ConsumerWatch: Website Offers Resale Of Unused Deals

Daily deal sites like Groupon and Living Social are popping up all over the place and offering deals that many consumers have trouble resisting. To avoid missing out on expiring deals, some buyers are handing over their coupons to a resale website.

KPIX 5–03/23/2011