New Era for Local Shopping Portals; Travidia Launches ‘FindnSave’

Shopping portals have moved beyond “federated search,” and now combine the best of daily deals, coupons, weekly ads and other promotional information in ways that are more efficient — and drive more shopping. At the national level, Gannett’s ShopLocal.com has been moving in this direction for some time. At the local level, we’ve recently seen […]

ILM:10: Deals as an ‘E Commerce Platform’

In the context of Google’s reported $6 billion acquisition offer to Groupon, questions were raised at ILM:10 about the true potential of Deal a Day beyond its current two or three daily deals and banner ad emails. For Nimble Commerce CEO Prashant Nedungadi, the real potential is moving local advertising into performance based models. “Group […]