More downsizing at D.C.-based daily deals company LivingSocial. It is cutting another 280 jobs, or more than half of its remaining workforce.
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 Inc. has apologized for a \”seven sins\” themed
Halloween party that featured a \”greed room\” adorned with dreidels
and gold coins.
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.
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.
The word \’coupon\’ used to evoke an image of a kitchen table littered with newspaper inserts and a pair of scissors.