LivingSocial Continues Rapid Expansion, Launching 25 New Markets Across the US, Canada and UK

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With its second major multiple-city launch in 2010, LivingSocial now operates in 89 markets

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading social shopping site LivingSocial, today illustrated rapid expansion by announcing that its Daily Deals program is now live in 25 additional markets across the US, Canada and the UK. Since July, LivingSocial has launched, on average, one market per day, and now reaches a total of 89 markets and more than 85 million people globally.

Launching today:

  • United States: Albuquerque, Charleston, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Dayton, El Paso, Fresno, Grand Rapids, Greenville, Honolulu, Hudson County, Milwaukee, North Jersey, Salt Lake City, Savannah, Tucson, Virginia Beach, Westside/South Bay (Los Angeles County) and Wilmington
  • Canada: Calgary, Edmonton and Mississauga
  • United Kingdom: Glasgow and Leeds

"We're finally in Hawaii! We love launching in great new markets – places we all enjoy visiting and taking in the local culture. We're really excited to work with merchants in all of these new markets to offer residents and visitors a chance to try out restaurants, shops, services, and attractions at amazing prices," said Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial. "We're growing fast, but our Deal experience will remain the same – top quality merchants, significant savings, and customized and tailored deals."

LivingSocial is the premier social shopping site that lets anyone find shops, restaurants, activities and services popular in their area. The company has dedicated area experts on the ground in every market, constantly researching the best in local attractions to bring a savings of up to 90% to consumers.

Cashing in on LivingSocial Deals is easy: the site offers a new promotion every morning, announced via its website, newsletter, Twitter, Facebook, iPhone or Android app. Live for 24 hours, the Deal is available to anyone who clicks on it. Additionally, LivingSocial's unique referral model gives users their Deal for free if they refer three friends who also participate. With an extensive user base, LivingSocial is able to provide local merchants with the unprecedented ability to reach both local customers and a worldwide audience.

For a full list of markets or to sign up your city, go to http://livingsocial.com.

About LivingSocial

LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social buying program that invites people and their friends to save up to 90 percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major markets.  LivingSocial has an extensive user base of more than 85 million, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. To sign up for Deals in your market, or to find out more information about LivingSocial, visit www.livingsocial.com. You can also follow LivingSocial on Twitter at www.twitter.com/livingsocial.

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