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Let’s Make A Deal

  1. Let’s Make A Deal
    Coke and Pepsi Are Both Trying to Purchase Part of Chobani YogurtEither deal will reportedly value the company at $3 billion.
  2. Let’s Make a Deal
    Groupon Stock Continues to Drop After Sad Earnings ReportThings are so not okay in deal-site land.
  3. Let’s Make a Deal
    Groupon Investors Lose Faith, Bail QuicklyIts stock price is now about a quarter of its IPO value.
  4. Let’s Make a Deal
    Ubuntu Space Still Up For Grabs as Terra Talks Fall ThroughThe chef-owner team of Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani have walked away.
  5. Gastronomics
    The One Percent Is Invited to Drop $25,000 on Valentine’s Dinner By JoshuaA one-night, one-time package at a private home in Big Sur comes with your own Michelin two-star chef: Joshua Skenes.
  6. Start-ups
    New Start-up Treatful Aims to Be the Kinder, Gentler GrouponThe Bay Area-based start-up sells virtual gift cards on behalf of restaurants, but isn’t a deal site.
  7. Mikey Doesn’t Like It
    Isa Drops Meal Deal Offers After Michael Bauer DebacleThey’re really very sorry.
  8. Lawsuits
    Now Groupon’s Getting Sued by Some of Its EmployeesFifty of Groupon’s “deal vetters” are suing for unpaid wages. Perhaps they’ll accept $10 for $20 worth of overtime?
  9. Let’s Make a Deal
    Partnering With Groupon Shown to Hurt a Restaurant’s ReputationThe deal site faces more bad news preceding their now delayed IPO.
  10. Let’s Make a Deal
    Is Groupon Circling the Drain?The deal site is kinda sorta insolvent, yet still hoping for that IPO.
  11. Let’s Make a Deal?
    More on Mobile Spinach, the Site That Creates Deals Restaurants Never Asked ForAs we look further into this shady-seeming deal site, it just gets shadier.
  12. Let’s Make a Deal?
    Shady-Looking Deal Site Is Posting Half-Off Deals That Restaurants Didn’tThe San Mateo–based company doesn’t make a lot of sense to us, and the restaurants they’re selling coupons for have never heard of them.
  13. Empire Building
    Yelp Mulls IPOAt this point CEO Jeremy Stoppelman thinks the company’s going to get its best valuation from the public market.
  14. Let’s Make a Deal
    Today’s New Group-Discounts Site: Zagat ExclusivesThirty percent off at a New York institution, with deals to follow in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia.