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Groupon Calls It Quits on Selling Goods, Will Refocus on 'Experiences'

Groupon Calls It Quits on Selling Goods, Will Refocus on 'Experiences'

After recent earnings fell way short of expectations and caused its stock to fall a record 38 percent, Groupon has announced that it will stop selling physical goods and merchandise and will refocus

Groupon is done selling you junk

For most folks, Groupon is probably synonymous with dirt-cheap spa days, wine tastings or trips to the fancy escape room across town. Open the app, however, and for every experience on offer, there's

If You Like Eating Out: Read Me

This post If You Like Eating Out: Read Me appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Eating out is fun, but it can really break the bank if you aren’t careful. Fortunately, I have a variety of ways that you

Put Away Your Scissors, the Future is NOW

This post Put Away Your Scissors, the Future is NOW appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Clipping coupons can be a fun hobby, but there are far more efficient ways for you to save money while shopping
Doctors aghast at Groupon deals for medical care

Doctors aghast at Groupon deals for medical care

The deals are actually pretty good, even if they show how broken the system is.
Viajar en septiembre es más barato con estos descuentos

Viajar en septiembre es más barato con estos descuentos

Ofertas y cupones para quienes han esperado hasta el final del verano para disfrutar de sus vacaciones
IKEA debuts in the Indian e-commerce arena with services in Mumbai

IKEA debuts in the Indian e-commerce arena with services in Mumbai

The Swedish retailer is yet to launch a brick and mortar facility in Mumbai.
Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India targets

Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India targets

The brands may have overestimated the market's potential.
Groupon acquires Presence AI to bolster booking capabilities with AI

Groupon acquires Presence AI to bolster booking capabilities with AI

Ecommerce company Groupon has acquired AI booking startup Presence AI to bolster its booking capabilities. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO

Adam Neumann, the co-founder and chief executive of the international real estate co-working startup WeWork has reportedly cashed out of more than $700 million from his company ahead of its initial

Superbacklash

Hot startup Superhuman has been getting some backlash, as often happens when someone notices the precise methodology that a startup is using to enable a core feature. We’re well into stage 2 now when,
The Stanford connections behind Latin America’s multibillion-dollar startup renaissance

The Stanford connections behind Latin America’s multibillion-dollar startup renaissance

The houses along the tree-lined blocks of Josina Avenue in Palo Alto, with their big back yards, swimming pools and driveways are about as far removed from the snarls of traffic, sputtering diesel

Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky just raised another $200 million for his newest company, Tempus

When serial entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky grows a company, he puts the pedal to the metal. When in 2011 his last company, the Chicago-based coupons site Groupon, raised $950 million from investors, it
Sky TicTac 2020; Hey Alexa, Perpetuate Patriarchy 5.29.19

Sky TicTac 2020; Hey Alexa, Perpetuate Patriarchy 5.29.19

In episode 401, Jack and Miles are joined by our favorite Jamie Loftus to discuss female voice assistants that are furthering gender stereotypes, the New York Times article about aliens, Harriet

5 Reasons Why Chicago Has (Almost) Everything Startup Founders Need

'We don't have it all, but we are pretty close,' says Betsy Ziegler, the CEO of the local tech incubator 1871.

GetYourGuide picks up $484M, passes 25M tickets sold through its tourism activity app

As we swing into the summer tourist season, a company poised to capitalise on that has raised a huge round of funding. GetYourGuide — a Berlin startup that has built a popular marketplace for people
EC-exclusive interview with Tim Cook, Slacklash, and tech inclusion

EC-exclusive interview with Tim Cook, Slacklash, and tech inclusion

An EC-exclusive interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino traveled to Florida this week to talk with Tim Cook about Apple’s developer education initiatives and
Data Sheet—Advice on Pivoting to the Future and Avoiding Disruption

Data Sheet—Advice on Pivoting to the Future and Avoiding Disruption

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Data Sheet—Advice on Pivoting to the Future and Avoiding Disruption

Data Sheet—Advice on Pivoting to the Future and Avoiding Disruption

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Unicorns aren’t profitable, and Wall Street doesn’t care

Unicorns aren’t profitable, and Wall Street doesn’t care

On Wall Street's leniency toward unprofitable tech companies and outsized exits.