Items tagged with LivingSocial

You can thank Groupon (and all of those Groupon clones) for this one. T-Mobile USA has just pulled a fast one by entering into the deals space. Yes, deals. The company has just launched More for Me, which is listed as a nationwide aggregation service that offers consumers various deals each day. As you may expect, the service is totally free, and starting this week, Android users on the network can download the beta version of the T-Mobile More for Me application from Android Market. More for Me is the first nationwide daily deal aggregation service of its kind from a national wireless carrier.... Read more...
Some of the Internet's biggest retail players are setting their sights on the flourishing business of local services. Google is reportedly interested in buying local coupon site Groupon for as much as $6 billion and Amazon.com is planning to invest $175 million in online coupon company LivingSocial, a Groupon competitor. eBay is buying Milo.com, which lets users see if items they seek are available on local store shelves. Needless to say, local-services sites and offerings are HOT. Colin Gillis, an analyst with BGC Partners said, "It's local mania." As Jeremy Liew, managing director at Lightspeed,... Read more...