How daily deals can target the mobile space

Groupon and LivingSocial dominate the burgeoning market for email daily deals, but the landscape could change quickly as those models expand to the much more complex world of mobile. Here’s what coupon distributors need to keep in mind as they target mobile users.…

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So What Comes After Social Commerce?

If the first phase of e-commerce was the utilitarian hunt for staples, the next phase of e-commerce is about recreational shopping. So it needs to be a more fun and social experience which gives an edge to companies that encourage deeper social experiences.…

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Why Google Should Buy a Groupon Clone

After being rebuffed by Groupon, Google is reportedly looking at acquiring another player in the group-buying space -- and there are good reasons why it should do so. A marriage of local advertising and social shopping could fill a big hole in the web giant's portfolio.…

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