LivingSocial Gives Bargain Hunters in Five New Markets Some Southern Comfort

Leading Social Shopping Site Expands in Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina

Oct 07, 2010, 09:01 ET from LivingSocial

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its consistent, rapid growth, leading social shopping site LivingSocial today announced its launch into five new markets. LivingSocial's Deals program is now available in 95 markets with today's expansion into Lubbock, TX; St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL; Alpharetta, GA; the Piedmont Triad, NC; and Palm Beach County, FL.

"We're constantly getting feedback from consumers and local business owners telling us how eager they are to have LivingSocial come to their area. We're listening, and launching in at least a market a week is a testament to that," said Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial. "All these markets offer a wide variety of activities, and LivingSocial will be the perfect fit to bring great Daily Deals to consumers while helping local merchants grow their business."

As the premier social shopping site, LivingSocial lets anyone find restaurants, shops, activities and services popular in their area. The company has dedicated area experts on the ground in every market, constantly researching the best in local attractions to bring a savings of up to 90% to consumers.

Cashing in on LivingSocial Deals is easy: the site offers a new promotion every morning, announced via its website, daily email, Twitter, Facebook, iPhone or Android app. Live for 24 hours, the Deal is available to anyone who clicks on it. Additionally, LivingSocial's unique referral model gives users their Deal for free if they refer three friends who also participate. With an extensive user base, LivingSocial is able to provide local merchants with the unprecedented ability to reach both local customers and a worldwide audience.  

For a full list of markets or to sign up your location, go to

About LivingSocial

LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social shopping program that invites people and their friends to save up to 90 percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major cities.  LivingSocial has an extensive user base of more than 85 million, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. To sign up for Deals in your city, or to find out more information about LivingSocial, visit You can also follow LivingSocial on Twitter at

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