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?
May 10, 2012 Foursquare has attracted 20 million users to its social network. To make money, it plans to go the Groupon route, but with personalized deals.
Apr 4, 2012 The daily deals website Groupon is being sued by a shareholder who says the company misled investors about its finances. Last week Groupon revised its fourth quarter earnings saying it failed to set aside enough money for customer refunds.
Heidi N. Moore
Apr 2, 2012 Discount coupon site Groupon has hit another accounting rough patch. This time, investors are taking notice.
Feb 29, 2012 Barclay’s, JPMorgan Chase, and Capital One announced that they’ll launch a trial program for a mobile payment system this summer, joining the ranks of Google Wallet and other mobile payment programs.