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Groupon Watch: Groupon's Got the Top 5 in August



    Furthering proof that Groupon’s still king, a study shows that in August, each of the industry’s top five deals was from a different category – and all from Groupon. As we reported Thursday, Groupon’s still got the lead.

    Now on to the bad news: The uncertain IPO market is causing others to delay too.

    Also, there is still speculation about whether or not daily deals are good marketing tools for small businesses.

    Read more:

    • Is Groupon’s IPO delay affecting others? Travel site Kayak puts IPO on hold. (Wall Street Journal)
    • USA Today takes a schizophrenic look at using daily deals as a small business. (USA Today)
    • Today’s Deal: $10 for Upscale Mexican Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at Real Tenochtitlan ($20 Value)