PSFK explores how designer deals can empower customers in this illustrated scenario from the 2012 Future of Retail report.
With BuyaPower, the more people who join in on a deal, the lower the price drops for an item.
Chinese site Handsup lets users start the deal-making for various goods and services and boosts online sharing.
Starting November 1st BuyWithMe will officially become part of Gilt Groupe.
Online retailers are moving to start leveraging the power of social commerce as well, with the help of group gift-buying startups that are integrating gift widgets into their sites.
The application potentiates greater participation in deals, as they can be disseminated amongst close friends and associates.