In an article published in October by Thumbtack.com titled, “That daily deal you bought? Maybe not so great a deal after all”, Thumbtack compares the deal prices from local service providers with an average price quoted by service providers on their website.
Business Insider published an article called: “Busted: Groupon and Living Social Caught Inflating Regular Prices to Make Deals Look Better”. The article referenced a “case study” by Thumbtack.com called, “Are daily deal discounts inflated” which claimed that in “8 out of 10 deals
There’s been a lot of buzz around the recent turnover and consolidation of several daily deal websites. Some sources have predicted a collapse of the industry while others remain optimistic about it’s future growth. The rapid growth of the number