The big daddy of daily deal sites has descended into chaos. Crave writer Amanda Kooser reminisces about the good old days and shares her sorrow at what Woot has become.
This week, the Oxford English Dictionary said woot to retweeting, while software said we were mean and ugly, leading us to slide toward the "trough of disillusionment."
"Woot!! Did you see my retweet re:that noob in a mankini? Someone get that dude a pair of jeggings!"
The creator of the daily deal posts his resignation and says farewell to the eccentric site.
Retail giant Amazon is acquiring the "one deal, one day" retailer Woot.com. According to Woot, the company will remain its own retailer, and not a part of Amazon's own site.
The one day, one deal site is set to launch a more user-driven site that lets people find and post deals from around the Web.
Webware 100 winner: Woot
Like Woot.com but want a site with a more flexible price tag? Check out Hoopstick, a sales site with a price that changes every 15 seconds.
Woot is a one-product-a-day deals site.
Following in the vein of those rapid-fire, buy-it-while-it-lasts sites, Ideeli.com has launched its luxury shopping site and announced a round of Series A funding.