• LivingSocial cuts workforce in half

    More downsizing at D.C.-based daily deals company LivingSocial. It is cutting another 280 jobs, or more than half of its remaining workforce.

  • What’s next for 918 F St. NW?

    LivingSocial’s loss could be a restaurateur’s or retailer’s gain. As we reported Friday morning, LivingSocial plans to shutter its multipurpose event space at 918 F St. NW in April. The historic six-story building in Penn…

  • LivingSocial apologizes for Halloween party ‘greed room’ featuring dreidels

    LivingSocial Inc. has apologized for a \”seven sins\” themed
    Halloween party that featured a \”greed room\” adorned with dreidels
    and gold coins.

  • LivingSocial expands beyond daily deal email

    LivingSocial is seeking to reinvent itself again. The District-based company rose to fame with its daily deals, but plans to change into a Web site and mobile app where people can browse for deals.

  • Pop-up venues provide variety for consumers, cost-efficient space for small businesses

    It\’s not hard to spot a pop-up these days. The empty warehouse you pass on your commute is suddenly a vintage clothing store. The abandoned space on the corner is now a hip coffee shop. Whether they\’re open for one night or one month, one thing can be agreed on — pop-ups are at the height of cool for consumers. And for retailers, they just make sense.

  • Dealbroker: Online coupons boom, but value varies

    The word \’coupon\’ used to evoke an image of a kitchen table littered with newspaper inserts and a pair of scissors.