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When the 'Daily Deal' Is No Deal at All

Everyone loves to save money, and group-buying websites like Groupon and LivingSocial make it seem so easy. But they also make it easy -- and very tempting -- to buy more than you need, things that you don't, and coupons you'll never redeem. But you can tame your group-buying habit.

Entertainment Books $17, Extended!

Today through Mar. 17, 2011, get the 2011 Entertainment Book for $17, plus free shipping! No coupon code is needed. Books start out as high as $40... 80% Off Coupon

Eat a tasty meal at your favorite restaurant for between 25%-40% off when you pre-buy part of the meal at The way the site works is... Coupon for 70% Off

A $25 restaurant gift certificate can be had for -- gasp -- $3 on through Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. The site routinely sells $25 certs... Coupon Offers 80% Off

Get a $25 gift certificate to your favorite restaurant for $2 using coupon code MEAL. The deal expires Jan. 31, 2011. The coupon code... Discounts of 80% Off!

Get huge restaurant discounts of 80% off at with coupon code PRESENT. The deal ends today, Dec. 20, 2010. Make sure to enter the... Coupon for 70% Off

Get huge restaurant discounts of 25% to 40% off your total tab with coupon code GIFT. The code expires Dec. 16, 2010. The coupon code...

Why Groupon Will Crush Most Group-Buying Clones

Many pundits lately have decried the Groupon model as easy to emulate, and predicted fierce competition from many new players, price wars and a race to the bottom in terms of commissions. Web industry watcher Alex Salkever used to believe that, too -- but not anymore. Here's why: coupon for 80% off is selling its $25 restaurant gift certificates for $2 through Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010. The way it works is that the certs are normally...

Is Groupon Changing What We're Willing to Pay?

America is in a group buying frenzy. The rapidly growing craze sparked by website Groupon has spawned hundreds of clones and threatens to overwhelm people's e-mail boxes with Daily Deals. But businesses that use them risk resetting their customers' ideas of what a fair price is.

Restaurant snacks a bargain for diners

Have you noticed lately how the snacks section of a restaurant menu is getting bigger and bigger? The small-sized portions are apparently the hottest...