| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years."
His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:03 AM
It took an entire summer of wrangling, but students heading to college this fall won't see dramatic student loan interest rate hikes once President Obama signs a deal on the matter, a move expected Friday.
About 11 million college students are...
| Aug 22, 2013
Steve Maxwell had spent most of his recent Thursday lunchtimes downtown selling Indian specialties out of his Curried food truck in the roundabout in front of NBC Tower, but on a late July Thursday he pulled up at about 8:30 a.m. to find three other...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The only way to get better at something is to practice — or at least try it once — which can be a problem for those tiptoeing into obstacle racing. Cargo nets, climbing walls and barriers just aren't lying around everywhere.
But Michael Jobe...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:57 AM
A couple's dream wedding in Miami aboard a yacht was a nightmare for an Estero woman whose stolen credit card was used to foot the bill for the $30,000 event, reports WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
The woman who bought a Groupon voucher for $60 to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know.
It has 200 million monthly active users
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Great Wolf Lodge resorts, including the Williamsburg location, are offering a discount through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
The Williamsburg location is offering a 39 percent discount on one or two-night stays.
For $219, a family of six can...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Coupons aren't just for groceries: Use them for big travel savings.
Whenever I search for travel coupons online, retailmenot.com is always in the mix. You might as well make visiting travel-coupon sites part of your trip planning.
"Friends at Orbitz,...
| Apr 2, 2013
If you read front page stories about Groupon, the city's Wrigley Field negotiations between neighbors and the Chicago Cubs, or the prolonged effects of the recession, chances are you've read the work of business reporter Ameet Sachdev. He spoke with...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Groupon is offering a deal on Great Wolf Lodge packages, which includes an overnight stay and access to the large, indoor water park.
There are seven options under the Groupon deal, with the cheapest being $229 for a one-night stay for up to six...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.
Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...