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Ecommerce Solution Sharing Spree Combines Daily Deals and Philanthropy

December 22, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The concept of linking sales to non-profits is a swiftly growing phenomenon. Websites like Nonprofitshoppingmall.com and GoodShop.com allow consumers to donate to charities through their ecommerce purchases using a click-through technology. Although these websites have been around for the past decade, their success has been limited and slow-growing. However, new ecommerce solution ... Read More »

Spotzot Provides Deals To Shoppers With Increased Relevance

November 21, 2011 By the Zippycart Content Team Spotzot is a deal targeting platform that allows retailers to target customers with offers and coupons based on location and intent. The platform searches thousands of sources for in-store and online promotions every day and then categorizes the deals and delivers them through free publisher APIs. The promotions and coupons are displayed ... Read More »

Groupon Gets in the Holiday Spirit With Grouponicus

November 15, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Groupo the Bargain Bird is back and that can only mean one thing:  It’s Grouponicus time! For those of you who missed it last year, Grouponicus is a holiday created by daily deal site Groupon in 2010. It is symbolized by Groupo the Bargain Bird (nothing says “great holiday deals” like a ... Read More »

CouponTrade Provides Ecommerce Solution For Unwanted Daily Deals

October 8, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team CouponTrade may just seem like one site in the constantly growing category of sites offering daily deals and discounts, but there’s a twist. The unique thing about CouponTrade’s business model is that it provides a marketplace for people to sell deals that they may have hastily put in their shopping carts on ... Read More »

Taking a “peeq” at Ecommerce Solution “sneakpeeq”

October 7, 2011 By The ZippyCart Content Team If there’s one thing we know about online shoppers, it’s that they can’t pass up a great deal. This truth is validated by the ever-increasing number of people flocking to group-buy and flash sale sites. The booming industry, most often promoting daily deals to create a sense of urgency among shoppers, is ... Read More »

Is Groupon Sneaking onto the Scene of Ecommerce?

September 30, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Wednesday morning, daily deal site Groupon.com quietly rolled out their latest endeavor: Groupon Goods. Coming just one day after the introduction of Groupon Rewards, a customer loyalty program to officially launch next month, Groupon Goods features discounted direct buy products instead of their usual coupon deals. Unlike Groupon’s other discount offers, Groupon ... Read More »

Google Unleashes Google Flights Ecommerce Solution

September 15, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team If you’re still on the look out for your favorite travel deal site- Google has decided to jump into the game with their new travel ecommerce solution- Google Flights. The site went live on Tuesday, and will compete with sites such as Kayak, Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, and Priceline. Google Flights will compete ... Read More »

Yelp: Death of a (Daily Deal) Salesman

August 29, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team After just a year since its own public launch of daily deals, the social review site Yelp has raised the white flag and is the latest contender to bow out of the daily deal business competition. The announcement comes on the heels of social network giant Facebook, who will also put an ... Read More »

Group Commerce Acquires Geo-Location Startup Socialight

August 24, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Group Commerce, a New York based company that offers turn-key solutions for companies looking to offer their own daily deals, has acquired geo-location start-up Socialight. The Socialight team and technology will be put toward developing Group Commerce’s mobile strategy, Group Commerce CEO Jonty Kelt and Socialight founder Dan Melinger said. Terms of ... Read More »

Zulily Raises $43 Million. Valued at $700 Million

August 12, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Zulily, the daily deal ecommerce solution for mothers, announced earlier today that it has received $43 million from Series C funding putting the company’s total funding at $53.6 million.  The firm that led the round was Meritech Capital Partners, the same investment firm behind PopCap games, and ZipCar.  The company will also ... Read More »