Groupon Watch: Competitors “Un-Groupon” Themselves

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In a sense Groupon has become a leper in the industry it pioneered: Some competitors are trying to “un-Groupon” themselves with customer loyalty programs. Where does that leave the company with its own version, Groupon Goods?  

Still, Groupon’s ahead of its competitors with money made from daily deals.

And one firm that grabbed on to the daily deal model is claiming that its sales staff will soon surpass that of Groupon. That boasting might fall a little flat in the business community.

Read more:

  • BuyWithMe tries to distance itself from Groupon. (Boston Business Journal
  • Revenue from deals is still way ahead of its rivals. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Companies who grabbed the daily deal model are now boasting about a bigger sales staff. Is this a good thing? (Venture Beat)
  • One person’s opinion: Groupon is “the laughingstock of the IPO world.” (TheStreet)
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