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Tuesday, 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."...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

There hasn’t been a big spike in people talking about Groupon since Andrew Mason was fired a few weeks ago and that makes sense: The company’s in that quiet period of planning its next moves, right? Maybe.

Friday, Mar 1, 2013
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By Amanda Bonafiglia

Groupon Shares Up 13.3 Percent

Groupon Shares Up 13.3 Percent

The stock gained 19 cents to $4.72 in after-hours trading Thursday and has risen 13.3 percent to $4.95 during afternoon trading Friday.

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
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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.

Monday, Jan 7, 2013
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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.

Monday, Dec 17, 2012
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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.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012
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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.

Friday, Nov 9, 2012
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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...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
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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...

Monday, Oct 15, 2012
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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...

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