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Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:34 PM
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By Barbara Ortutay

Groupon Ousts CEO Andrew Mason

Groupon Ousts CEO Andrew Mason

In a refreshingly candid memo to staff, Mason admitted he "failed at this part of the journey" and said Groupon's employees "deserve the outside world to give you a second chance. I'm getting in the way of that.... Read »

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's Ups and Downs Persist into 2013

Groupon's Ups and Downs Persist into 2013

It’s been a while since we’ve checked back in with Groupon and for good reason: Seemingly, the deals site has been on a roller coaster of the same things happening over and over again. Some individual somewhere... Read »

Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 11:44 PM
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By David Wolinsky

CEO: Groupon Still 'A Local E-Commerce Company'

CEO: Groupon Still 'A Local E-Commerce Company'

For all its twists and turns, ups and downs and iterations and permutations, Groupon CEO still sees his company pretty much the way it originally started. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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By INC Well Staff

Groupon CEO Addresses Job Security Rumors

Groupon CEO Addresses Job Security Rumors

Andrew Mason: It would be weird if the board wasn't discussing if I was the right guy. Read »

Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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By Associated Press

Groupon Records a 3Q Loss

Groupon Records a 3Q Loss

The company booked a small loss in the third quarter as higher revenue wasn't enough to make up for stock compensation and other expenses. Though revenue grew by nearly a third, it was below Wall Street's... Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 8:58 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Is Groupon Bouncing Back?

Is Groupon Bouncing Back?

Sometimes when I scan my news aggregator to see what's up with Groupon, I feel more like I'm reading about what a huge dysfunctional family is up to -- like I'm watching a bunch of Dallas fanfic where the Ewings... Read »

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's New Moves Look Awful Familiar

Groupon's New Moves Look Awful Familiar


Not a whole heck of a lot. Or rather. There are developments, but they are nothing groundbreaking. The biggest buzz about Castle Groupon Is that this week Andrew Mason’s company launched a point-of-sale service... Read »

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week 2012: Brad Keywell

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week 2012: Brad Keywell

There's a lot to wrap your mind around with the approaching Chicago Ideas Week, the weeklong invasion of super-smart and super-influential folks taking place at venues all over town from Oct. 8 to 14. We're... Read »

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's Stock Rebounds (Slightly)

Groupon's Stock Rebounds (Slightly)

Groupon’s financial folks are shaking things up. First, earlier this week the company announced that Brian Stevens would become the new chief accounting officer. Prior to this, Stevens was with KPMG LLP, most... Read »

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Andrew Mason Thinks Most "Would Kill" For Groupon's Growth

Andrew Mason Thinks Most

I just checked the calendar and it doesn't seem to be Opposite Day yet, so I can only assume Andrew Mason is either being unwarrantedly defiant or just plain-old daft when the Groupon CEO said in an interview... Read »

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