Groupon Starts “Grouponicius Deals” Series For Holiday Season

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If you’re one of the people who like taking advantage of Groupon’s deals, your holiday is about to get better. In addition to posting a deal of the day, Groupon will also post Grouponicius offers, additional items that would make great gifts for the season.

There will be a total of 650 deals throughout this season, according to TechCrunch.Unlike the typical deals that are done at the end of the day, Grouponicius offers will last from three to five days. The first deal is a download of Rihanna’s newest album LOUD, available for only $5. It marks the first time that the social buying site has attempted to distribute digital music. Some of the other offers will include popular deals that people might have missed the first time, Groupon’s CEO Andrew Mason told the Wall Street Journal. In October alone, the site received 6.4 million visitors, eight times the amount at the same time last year. The site has had problems dealing with the additional traffic – for example, when a deal for $25 for a $50 gift certificate to Nordstrom Rack was offered the site would not load due to the volume of people trying to get in on the offer. Mason hopes to have these problems resolved for the holiday season.

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