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May 7, 2015

Groupon Offers $25K Perfect Child for Mother's Day

Groupon Offers $25K Perfect Child for Mother's Day

If you can't spend time with your mom for Mother's Day, Groupon has the ideal gift you can give her: a perfect child to replace you -- for $25,000.

Jan 6, 2015

Groupon Co-Founder Buys $19.5 Million Suburban Mansion

Groupon Co-Founder Buys $19.5 Million Suburban Mansion

The vintage mansion in Glencoe had the highest residential pricetag in the Chicago area, and Eric Lefkofsky, 45, paid for it all in cash.

Jun 11, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Groupon's "Freebies" Goes Mobile

Groupon's "Freebies" Goes Mobile

Groupon is upping its couponing game.

May 22, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Groupon Among Worst for Password Security

Groupon Among Worst for Password Security

According to a new survey from Dashlane, a password management company, many of today’s popular websites aren’t setting the bar very high when it comes to password requirements.

Apr 22, 2014
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By Marcus Riley

PETA Strategy to Address Groupon Meeting Backfires

PETA Strategy to Address Groupon Meeting Backfires

PETA has shelled out more than a few dollars to help address an issue it's passionate about -- the care of animals in circuses, but their purchase appears to have been made too late.

Apr 4, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Groupon Releases First U.S. Ad Since Super Bowl Flop

Groupon Releases First U.S. Ad Since Super Bowl Flop

Groupon came out of advertisement hiding in the U.S. for the first time since the company’s Super Bowl ad soured fans in 2011.

Mar 21, 2014
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By BJ Lutz

Groupon Launches Fund to Restore Swedish Water Tower

Groupon Launches Fund to Restore Swedish Water Tower

Chicago-based Groupon wants to see a symbol of Andersonville's identity restored.

Feb 17, 2014
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By Colleen Connolly

Oops, Groupon Adds One More to List of U.S. Presidents

Oops, Groupon Adds One More to List of U.S. Presidents

The Chicago-based business misidentified Alexander Hamilton as a president for a President's Day weekend sale.

Dec 12, 2013
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By Haley BeMiller

Groupon Pokes Fun At Amazon Delivery Drones

Groupon Pokes Fun At Amazon Delivery Drones

Groupon revealed the company's "modern" strategy for delivering packages after Amazon announced that it's testing delivery drones.

Dec 10, 2013
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By Inc. Well Staff

Groupon CEO Pledges Half His Wealth to Charity

Groupon CEO Pledges Half His Wealth to Charity

Groupon chairman Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Liz have joined the dozens of wealthy people promising to give more than half of their wealth to charity.

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