U-T San Diego Pitches ‘Rewards’ as Successor to Deals

The daily deals business isn’t dead, but it isn’t growing either. At this point, they aren’t the anchor for SMB digital solutions that had been hoped. The question is whether more sustainable loyalty and rewards programs – many putting their customers directly into the transaction funnel — will take their place. Media companies such as […]

‘Daily Deals’ Galore: Dueling San Diego Media Take on Groupon

The San Diego Union Tribune and the upstart San Diego News Network are launching competing “Daily Deal” products, with Facebook and Twitter accompaniments, and will try to eat into the lead in the local market that has been assumed by Groupon (and Living Social and many others). The SDUT launches its Groupon-like “Sign on San […]