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Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Co-Founder Transfers 18.7 Mil Shares into His LLC

Groupon Co-Founder Transfers 18.7 Mil Shares into His LLC

While many media outlets and blogs continue to think they're clever for slinging out the headline "Groupon's Stock Now Half-Off" or something similar, the very understated "Analysts Worry Groupon's in Trouble,"... Read »

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Proves the Maxim “Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems”

Groupon Proves the Maxim “Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems”

Slowly, Groupon has gone from being a media darling to a little puppy that everyone kicks around to a family member with a strange rash that everyone likes to weigh in on with Heloise treatment ideas. Groupon’s... Read »

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Stock Hits New Low

Groupon Stock Hits New Low

Groupon's stock is at $4.60. Even objectively speaking, this is not exactly good. But it's worth making the distinction that not everything Groupon does is bad, which many other bloggers and even media... Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's Stock Plummets Despite Q2 Profit

Groupon's Stock Plummets Despite Q2 Profit

On Monday, Groupon reported its Q2 earnings and it included an honest-to-God profit. By the end of the day, and continuing through to Tuesday, though, Groupon's stock continued to free-fall. At press time, it's... Read »

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Is Groupon Dead?

Is Groupon Dead?

The media has called it. Time of death: July 31, around lunchtime or so, Groupon has begun taking its final breaths. The company, whose stock is at $6.42 at press time, has been described as having a "demise" by... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012 at 9:47 PM
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By Lindsay Smith

Groupon Back-to-School Kits Selling Quickly

Groupon Back-to-School Kits Selling Quickly

Groupon and the Chicago Public School system's Kits for Kidz campaign sold almost as many back to school kits in just two days as they did during the entire 2011 program, CPS officials announced Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Draws Ire in South Africa, Confusion Elsewhere

Groupon Draws Ire in South Africa, Confusion Elsewhere

According to The Next Web, Groupon is going through a self-imposed "quiet period," that, unlike its Securities and Exchange Commission-imposed quiet period, the company is actually honoring. This was revealed at... Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 3:49 AM
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By Steve Robinson, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How Merchants Can Win with Daily Deals

How Merchants Can Win with Daily Deals

If you’ve got a touch of daily deals malaise, you're not alone. Both merchants and consumers who were bullish on the concept are now a bit jaded about the category. You can’t blame them when you hear stories of... Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Is it Curtains for Groupon?

Is it Curtains for Groupon?

Groupon's stock is at $7.30, which, well ain't exactly great. Even objectively speaking, if you were thinking of scooping up a bunch of Groupon stock, how confident would you be that the company will weather... Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Storms Loop with Interactive Machines

Groupon Storms Loop with Interactive Machines

The site of the polarizing Marilyn Monroe statue -- you could see her underwear if you're perverted enough to look! -- is slated to become the home of another tribute to another polarizing behemoth: Groupon.... Read »

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