LivingSocial Acquires Online Weekend Trip Planner Urban Escapes

LivingSocial is a company that was big on developing social Facebook applications. After seeing some success there, they turned their attention to group coupon deals. And they have just acquired a company related to planning group trips called Urban Escapes. Through the acquisition, LivingSocial will now be able to offer weekend excursions to people who sign up through LivingSocial’s daily deals. LivingSocial earns revenues in the 7 figures and employs about 35 people. LivingSocial currently offers daily deals in 100 cities. [paidContent]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

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  1. megamelfina says:

    It's great to see these kinds of merges happening in the group-buying and daily deal world. This means more opportunities for consumers to save, and businesses are getting in on the craze even more as well.

    A great site to use to find these great deals and sales in your area is They'll email you daily with the best buys, ensuring you don't miss out on a great discount on something you need!

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