A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Sep 19, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Turning the Ship Around

Groupon Turning the Ship Around

Groupon’s experimental spirit is still alive and kicking, it seems. The company has a lengthy history of acquiring businesses, apps and other miscellaneous entities, and the tradition has been continuing in the...

Aug 20, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Gets into the Affiliate Marketing Game

Groupon Gets into the Affiliate Marketing Game

Groupon has unveiled the Groupon Partner Network, a global affiliate program to help its deals get in front of more eyeballs. Think of it as the company’s twist on Google AdWords or Yahoo’s Bing Network —...

Aug 16, 2013

Groupon Releases Marriage Equality Video

Groupon Releases Marriage Equality Video

Company plans to march on Springfield to help secure passage of marriage equality bill.

Jun 29, 2013
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By Alexandria Fisher

Ex Groupon CEO Set to Release Music Album

Ex Groupon CEO Set to Release Music Album

It appears former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is taking his entrepreneurial skills in a new direction… music.

Jun 24, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

So How’s Groupon Doing?

So How’s Groupon Doing?

Although most folks whose blood bleeds civic pride would like to talk as though Groupon is still hyper-relevant, the sad fact is that it probably isn’t. It still belongs in the conversation about Chicago’s...

May 28, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Stock Upgraded to 'Recovering'

Groupon Stock Upgraded to 'Recovering'

Groupon’s March quarter was better than expected — to the tune of the stock now hovering around $7.50. As Mashable crunches the numbers, “most of that revenue growth came from North America, where sales...

May 9, 2013
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By Zack Price, Edited by: David Wolinsky

In Defense of Andrew Mason and Daily Deals Model

In Defense of Andrew Mason and Daily Deals Model

This blog is my campaign to free Andrew Mason from all the criticism levied against him and to crown him the Startup King of Chicago. After all, he turned the basic idea of group-buying discounts into a...

May 6, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Why Groupon Goods VP and GM Quitting May Not Indicate Much of Anything

Why Groupon Goods VP and GM Quitting May Not Indicate Much of Anything

The shake-ups at the daily-deal giant continue: Faisal Masud, Groupon’s VP and GM of Groupon Goods, will be leaving the company by the end of the month. Where he’s leaving for hasn’t yet been disclosed or...

Apr 22, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon’s PR Evangelist Out, Stock Inches Up

Groupon’s PR Evangelist Out, Stock Inches Up

There have obviously been a lot of big shake-ups at Groupon this year. While Andrew Mason’s exit signified the start of a new era for the company, Director of Communications Julie Mossler’s just-announced...

Apr 2, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Can Groupon's Wins Outweigh Its Losses?

Can Groupon's Wins Outweigh Its Losses?

I received an email this morning from Groupon notifying me that the daily deals company has "garnered top honors at the 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards for the category of Best POS Transformation." Specificall...

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