The Chinese online retailer in recent years has also taken stakes in US retail firms ShopRunner and 1stdibs and opened its own US online shop, 11 Main.
The Chinese e-commerce giant's new Alipay ePass platform is designed to ease logistics for US-based companies that want to sell their wares directly to buyers in China.
Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.
The smartwatch appears to have a rounded design similar to the Moto 360 and will be sold exclusively on Gilt.com this fall.
The addition of Ideeli provides Groupon with a more substantial footing for competing with the likes of Gilt and Amazon-owned MyHabit.
To raise money for Coaches vs. Cancer, Infiniti sold a new JX35 for half the $54k sticker price on Gilt, while the discount online retailer donated the full value of the vehicle to the charity.
Samsung has made two gold-coloured versions of its popular S4 smart phone.
Acquisition terms weren't disclosed, but clothing retailer Gilt is expected to swallow the daily-deals site on November 1.
Daily deal site is selling Samsung Chromebook Series 5 computers two weeks before the official June 15 launch date.
Free online coding school Codecademy has partnered with Twitter, Evernote, YouTube and other web companies to teach free lessons on specific APIs.