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Groupon Watch: Slow Growth, LivingSocial's 'Cash Cab'



    Groupon’s marketing expenses have slowed, and so has its growth.

    This occurs as the Wall Street Journal deems CSOI as “financial voodoo” and another financial expert suggests investing in traditional, tried-and-true companies. Also, LivingSocial is getting more creative with its self-promotion. Read on: 

    • Groupon cuts marketing costs, but growth is slowing – the deets. (Reuters
    • Ditch the IPOs! Put your money under your mattress. (Smartmoney)
    • What wacky and controversial Super Bowl ads? Groupon rival LivingSocial takes a Cash Cab approach. (AdWeek)