A Reverse Priceline? SoBiz10 Tests Automated, Consumer-Driven Deals Service (With A Touch Of Charity)
July 13, 2011 at 21:53 PM EDT
I hope you're not getting tired of daily deals, because I've got more daily deal news for you, dear reader. Among the latest trends in the evolving daily deal model is the so-called "deal wallet" and "deal resale marketplace", which quite a few startups have begun implementing, like City Pockets and DealsGoRound , to name a few. Another area of the deal model that seems to be going through a redux is the consumer driven deals (CDD) approach, in which sites are letting consumers determine what deals they want to see offered by their favorite local merchants. Ringleadr recently launched a service to put consumers in the cockpit, as did Loopt with its new "U-Deals" .