Buying a Videogame Console on Black Friday? Here’s What You Need to Know.

A buyer’s guide to the deals you can get — and the differences among the game consoles — for anyone partaking in America’s consumerist holiday.

Groupon Relaunches “Reserve” Business to Help Restaurants, Hotels and Spas Fill Off-Peak Reservations

The daily deals company continues its diversification.

How Risky Is Discounting for New E-Commerce Brands?

E-commerce startups offer deals to get new customers in the door. But at what cost?

AT&T Trade-In Promo Knocks $100 Off Latest Smartphones

A new AT&T promotion could get you the new Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One or BlackBerry Z10 at half price.


Microsoft Offers Price Breaks

Microsoft Corp. has recently been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to help spur the development of small, touch-enabled laptop computers, people familiar with the situation said.

American Express Cardholders Can Now Tweet to Buy

American Express has been using social networks to distribute offers for more than a year, but this marks the first time it is selling things.

MyTime Wants to Create a One-Stop Shopping Destination for Local Services

The company wants to be the world’s first online open appointment superstore.

When Does Groupon — Still at More Than 80 Percent Off — Become a Deal for Someone?

If Groupon chooses to look for a buyer, this may be its hardest sale yet.

First Round Capital’s Online Bazaar Hypes Its Investments on Cyber Monday

Investors dreaming of a green Christmas.


Apple Stores to Match Discounts on iPhones

Apple Inc. retail outlets are offering discounts on iPhones to match those offered by wireless carriers and retailers, an unusual move for the gadget maker.

Google Latitude Adds Check-Ins (How 2009!)