Groupon posts profit, but still not in the clear

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.

Retail sales move up, Groupon sputters

Aug 14, 2012
Retail sales were up 0.8 percent last month; the first uptick in four months.

Foursquare checks in on discount deals

May 9, 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.

Groupon shareholder sues over alleged misinformation

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.

Groupon's accounting woes continue

Apr 2, 2012
Discount coupon site Groupon has hit another accounting rough patch. This time, investors are taking notice.

Don't Call it a "Like" Button: Groupon adopts a "thumbs up" button for deals

Feb 13, 2012
Groupon is on the ropes.  The online coupon giant lost money in the forth quarter (tho its growth is pretty amazing–revenue grew 419% last year to 1.6 billion)  It’s also come under criticism for offering completely irrelevant deals to customers (much as I would love to take a “pumping iron” class at the local gym…). […]

Overdoing the discounts

Dec 23, 2011
Who doesn't love a discount? Commentator Kristina Wong has benefited from group discounts on everything from meals to shoes to massages. But even she has a limit.

For public good, not for profit.

Grouponing charity

Dec 7, 2011
Charities are using Groupon to solicit, collect and match donations.

Groupon shares drop below $20 IPO price

Nov 25, 2011
Bad news for Groupon: Shares in the deal company are falling apart.
The Groupon logo is displayed in the lobby of the company's international headquarters in Chicago, Ill.
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Groupon's stock price falling

Nov 24, 2011
The online deal company's price has fallen well below its IPO price. But this has more to do with Groupon than it does with the tech sector.