| Sep 2, 2012
We long for travel, but we long even more deeply for affordable travel.
To that end, we asked industry experts to weigh in on budget travel: from getting there to eating there to staying there to choosing where to go.
Amy Chen, online editor, Frommers....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:04 AM
For some people, luxury is still what it was before the recession: $2,295 python satchels from Michael Kors, $62,000 Porsche Spyder sports cars, $500 spa days in Beverly Hills.
But most Americans would beg to differ, according to a report from the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Bill Gates has been the richest person in the country for an entire generation, cinching the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 19th consecutive year.
That’s what a net worth of $66 billion will do for a guy....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Stocks in the beleaguered social-media sector keep heading down.
Shares of Angie’s List Inc. and Groupon Inc. plunged Tuesday as investors continued their retreat from the formerly red-hot sector.
Angie’s List, the consumer-review website,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:39 AM
On Thursday, Groupon Inc.’s board members will reportedly debate the fate of Andrew Mason, the chief executive of the struggling daily deals site.
But then again, “it would be weird” if they didn’t, he said. “It’s...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Daily deals site and Groupon competitor LivingSocial cut 9% of its workforce Thursday, laying off 400 employees as it evaluates its recent “hypergrowth,” a spokesman said.
Though several dozen of the employees worked in LivingSocial’...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Whatever is happening with Groupon Inc., investors don’t like it, sending the daily deals company’s stock to another record low.
Shares fell below $3 for the first time Friday, hitting $2.75 a share from $3.92 a share Thursday after the...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:33 PM
"The Lincoln Lawyer" has attracted about 190,000 clients through the discount e-mail service Groupon. A person familiar with the situation confirmed that independent studio Lionsgate sold that many tickets to the Matthew McConaughey thriller in its 48-...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Zynga is expected to file for an initial public offering later this week or next, according to the Wall Street Journal....
| May 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Groupacho, a daily deal site that aims to offer L.A.-area discounts "that reflect the lifestyle of Latino families" went live this week, with the aim of tapping into the largest Latino market in the U.S. It's the latest in a......
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Here's your whip-it-good Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Google has begun test driving its new online coupon service, dubbed Google Offers. The service will undergo a test run in Portland, Ore., before rolling out nationwide. It....