Gautam Thakar, LivingSocial’s chief, who says the company will rely less on daily deals. A former darling of the start-up world, the company offers a glimpse of what some of today’s biggest start-ups might look like several years down the road. Photograph: Lexey Swall/The New York Times

The first thing you see when walking into the headquarters of LivingSocial is row upon row of mostly empty desks, broken up by small street s(...)

Independent News & Media has said it will act as guarantor for GrabOne

Independent News & Media (INM) is to close its online coupon business with the loss of 24 jobs. The company said its decision to shut the site, w(...)

Groupon plans to cut about 1,100 jobs globally, as part of a reorganisation of its international operations. (Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Groupon plans to cut about 1,100 jobs globally, as part of a reorganisation of its international operations. The company expects pretax charges of a(...)

Groupon, which gets 160 million visitors globally per month, saw a drop in active customers to 48 million. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Groupon forecast full-year revenue well below analyst expectations on Tuesday, hurt by a stronger dollar and weaker-than-expected billings, a key met(...)

It was a successful deal by any measure, with more than 700 vouchers worth €20 each sold via Groupon – but operating a daily deal is not something Jam(...)

Daily deals site Groupon is to create up to 100 more highly-skilled jobs in Dublin over the next two years, the company confirmed on Wednesday. (...)

An employee walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese ecommerce giant is about to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with talk of a $170 billion valuation. Photograph: Reuters

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is about to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with talk of a sky-high $170 billion valuation(...)

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Ruairi Doyle: "We're competing now in the same space as Amazon."

The daily deals industry hasn’t gone away, but it is evolving. Discount offers from deals companies are increasingly turning from the experiential – m(...)

Daily deals giant Groupon is expanding its Irish operation

Groupon, the US daily deals site which also operates in Ireland, is recruiting for its newly established software development centre in Dublin. (...)