The daily deals industry has certainly experienced a roller coaster ride this past year from the surprise acquisition of BuyWithMe by Gilt to the long tumultuous trip by Groupon to its IPO last month.
8coupons has put together an infographic that summarizes all the major news events in the daily deal space for 2011 that includes acquisitions, consolidations, closures, services that were born and reborn and those that received funding. With permission from 8coupons, we can share this visual year in review with you. You can also view the full sized infographic by going to http://www.8coupons.com/dealsoftheday/infographic and clicking on the image.
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