| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Bargain-hunting shoppers turned the latest Cyber Monday into the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
Online sales surged 20.6% compared with last year's Monday after Thanksgiving. Los Angeles was...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:17 PM
In early February, the park announced that visitors could buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card and receive unlimited summer admission to Water Country USA for free.
The Fun Card — which costs $72, the price of a single-day admission ticket — must be...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a half-off discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
The deal allows visitors to purchase a single-day admission ticket for $36 for adults or $31 for a child ages 3-9. Regular admission costs $72...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force.
There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Start taking numbers, Busch Gardens annual pass holders.
The park is offering pass holders one free single-day admission ticket for a friend for use from March 16 to April 27.
The offer is available online at bgwpass.com, only.
Here are the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Chicago-based online deals company Groupon has acquired Canadian grocery coupon startup SnapSaves, the companies said Tuesday.
SnapSaves, which launched in August, gives shoppers cash back on some items after they upload grocery receipt pictures. It...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Sears Holdings Corp.’s general counsel Dane Drobny is headed for a job at Groupon Inc.
Drobny, who was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Hoffman Estates-based Sears, will assume the same position at...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:15 AM
I know several of my readers were waiting for a Groupon deal to subscribe to the Daily Press.
New today, there is a deal offered through Groupon.com for a yearlong subscription to the newspaper.
For $19, you can get a year of Sunday newspapers or...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Groupon has a deal for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens that will get you a Fun Card for only $75.
The Fun Card gets you access to one of the two parks until the end of the year. The normal price is $95 plus tax.
The Fun Card doesn't cover parking or give you...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Some of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s biggest campaign donors dropped $950,000 in one day into a new super political action committee created to help back his run for re-election in 2015.
Illinois election law caps the amount individuals can contribute to...