Instant Gratification

Remember the Group Buying Explosion? This Is the Instant Deal Explosion–And Merchants May Not Need Groupon Or Foursquare


Last week we wrote about how the launch of instantly-available deal alerts from Dealburner and Foursquare’s integration with Groupon Now signaled that real-time deals were the newest front in the group buying marathon, which spawned hundreds of Groupon clones all fighting for air. Now a start-up out of Kansas City is rolling out instant deals with a five-hour expiration in New York and other cities starting September 1. Read More