Washington – Daily deals service provider LivingSocial on
Wednesday launched a deal offering a $20 Amazon.com gift card for $10, and so
far over 558,000 have purchased the deal, with 18 hours left in the day.
TechCrunch noted that Amazon.com is an investor in Washington-based
LivingSocial, having pumped $175 million into the company in December.
Groupon recently conducted a daily deal with Gap, offering $25 off a $50 purchase,
which resulted in $11 million in coupons sold.