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Dec 21, 2011, 10:00 ET LivingSocial Launches "Hungry Academy" to Train Next Generation of Software Development Champions

LivingSocial, the online and mobile source for great values, today announced the creation of Hungry Academy – an intensive boot camp program that...


Dec 20, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Closes Out 2011 With Launch of Fifteen New North American Markets

LivingSocial today announced the addition of 15 new markets to its roster, making finding new favorites and saving a bundle easier than ever....


Dec 19, 2011, 01:46 ET Foodie Frenzy: LivingSocial Gourmet Now Live in Seven Markets

LivingSocial today announced the continued expansion of Gourmet, its high-end restaurant product to seven cities with the launch of Boston and...


Dec 14, 2011, 09:00 ET You're So Vain: You Probably Think This Poll is About You

How good looking do you think you are? A new LivingSocial local trends survey conducted among more than 4,000 respondents by Mandala Research found...


Dec 05, 2011, 08:00 ET Banish the Grinch: LivingSocial to Donate 1 Percent of All Purchases to Toys for Tots, GlobalGiving Through 12 Days of Giving

With every purchase, LivingSocial members will be giving an extra gift to charity this year through LivingSocial's third annual 12 Days of Giving...


Nov 30, 2011, 04:00 ET McDonald's® USA and LivingSocial Team up for the Holidays by Offering Largest-Ever National Fast Food Daily Deal

McDonald's USA and LivingSocial are teaming up to surprise and delight up to one million members this holiday season with the largest national fast...


Nov 30, 2011, 02:45 ET LivingSocial Names Longtime Technology Exec Dickson Chu to Lead New Merchant Solutions Division

LivingSocial, the online and mobile source for great local values, today named longtime technology and commerce executive Dickson Chu as Senior Vice...


Nov 21, 2011, 02:02 ET Daily Deals Set to Dominate Black Friday as LivingSocial Unveils More Than 20 National Deals With Top Retailers and Brands

In the strongest move to date by a daily deal company in the holiday retail season, LivingSocial today announced a slate of more than 20 national...


Nov 18, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial's Newest Deal: up to $2 Million to Toys for Tots

The holidays are hectic. Contributing to a worthy cause shouldn't have to be. For the first time ever, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is...


Nov 17, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Launches Instant Escapes to Help Members Discover Weekend Retreats

LivingSocial today launched Instant Escapes, a new service that makes it easy for members to be inspired by and book great weekend trips at the last...


Nov 16, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Reveals Q3 Purchasing Trends

Beaches and pool parties might be how some Americans celebrate summertime, but according to LivingSocial's Q3 Member Must-Haves Study, LivingSocial...


Nov 15, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Launches Test of New Instant Food Ordering and Delivery Features

LivingSocial today launched a test of new food ordering and delivery features as part of the LivingSocial Instant service. Starting today,...


Nov 10, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Escapes Celebrates a Year of Success on First Anniversary

LivingSocial Escapes is celebrating the first anniversary of its launch today, marking a year of great successes and tremendous growth. On November...


Oct 31, 2011, 09:00 ET LivingSocial Adds 20 New North American Markets

LivingSocial today announced the addition of 20 new markets to its roster of Daily Deals and LivingSocial Families areas, making finding new...


Oct 20, 2011, 08:00 ET Washingtonian Names LivingSocial One of Region's "Great Places to Work"

Washingtonian magazine today named LivingSocial, the online and mobile source for great local values and experiences, as one of the Washington...


Sep 22, 2011, 07:15 ET LivingSocial Launches Daily Deals and Families in Six Additional Markets in the U.S. and Canada

LivingSocial is introducing Daily Deals and LivingSocial Families to six new cities in North America, making finding new favorites and saving a...


Sep 15, 2011, 06:15 ET Reservation Nation? Despite Recession, Americans Eat Whopping 250 Restaurant Meals Per Year, Says LivingSocial Dining Survey

The recession may have put a crimp in consumer spending, but most Americans are still letting the good times roll in restaurants, found the first...


Sep 14, 2011, 07:15 ET LivingSocial Expands to Fourteen New Markets

As temperatures drop, LivingSocial is heating up 14 hot spots with Daily Deals and Families launches. Each morning, residents and visitors of seven...


Aug 24, 2011, 07:15 ET LivingSocial Members to Help Rebuild New Orleans During Unique Volunteer Vacation

Feeling the need to spend their vacations doing more than sunbathing and snorkeling, Americans from coast-to-coast are increasingly using their...


Aug 15, 2011, 08:15 ET LivingSocial Brings Great Values to 11 New 'Families' Markets and Nine Additional 'Daily Deals' Markets

LivingSocial is making summer-fun a family affair with the launch of kid-friendly and parent-approved deals in 11 additional markets. From soccer...


Aug 08, 2011, 09:00 ET FORE! - LivingSocial Identifies Americans' Deal Obsessions

From massages to margaritas, waxing to wasabi and even pole-dancing, deal seekers from coast-to-coast were on a mission to have fun and save money...


Aug 04, 2011, 02:13 ET LivingSocial's International Expansion Continues With Launch of Daily Deals in Colombia and Uruguay

LivingSocial, the online and mobile source for great local values and experiences, has continued its international expansion with the launch of daily ...


Aug 01, 2011, 11:00 ET LivingSocial Signs Agreement to Acquire Korean Deal Provider TicketMonster

LivingSocial, the online and mobile source for great local values and experiences, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire...


Jul 26, 2011, 10:26 ET LivingSocial Launches 'Daily Deals' in Nine New Markets and 'Families' in Seven New Markets

A family that plays together stays together! That's the thinking behind LivingSocial Families, which launched today in seven new markets and helps...


Jul 14, 2011, 07:00 ET LivingSocial Adventures Launches in 30 Markets Worldwide with Exciting, Custom-Produced Social Events and Experiences

Inspired by the thrill of new experiences and motivated by the rush of adrenaline, LivingSocial announced today the launch of LivingSocial Adventures ...