Nov 13, 2012 The company was a high flyer. Now it's fighting a rough future as consumers tire of daily deals.
Sep 19, 2012 If you're not intimately familiar with the term "mobile payments," get ready to start hearing it a lot more. Basically, it means "paying for something with a smartphone." Right now some of the big players are Google and a company called Square. But today there's news Groupon is getting in on it.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 16, 2012 Big retailers join the race to develop payment systems for mobile phones. But will consumers pay with smartphones instead of credit cards?
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 15, 2012 We've got news this morning that a group of major retailers, including Walmart, Target and 7-Eleven, are teaming up to create their own network for mobile payments. It's one more way for stores to draw you closer -- and get a jump on outsiders, like Google.
Aug 14, 2012 Shares in the original "daily deals" company this morning continue to be like a traffic accident you can't look away from. Groupon's share price is down 23 percent so far today and about 70 percent from its IPO price back in November.
Aug 14, 2012 Retail sales were up 0.8 percent last month; the first uptick in four months.
Aug 9, 2012 Mobile payment firm Square will begin processing all credit and debit transactions at Starbucks. Could it signal the beginning of the end of cash?
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 8, 2012 Startup Square gets a caffeine boost by providing mobile payments for Starbucks customers. The deal also includes credit card processing.
May 10, 2012 Credit card companies already get a piece of the transaction when consumers use PayPal or Bango to make payments with mobile technology. But can they really compete in the new world of mobile payment?