Groupon Update: Now It Wants To Be Your Cash Register

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports that Groupon chief executive Andrew Mason has been working as a maitre d’ in order to learn more about the restaurant business.Critics of the daily deals company—whose prescient arguments got an airing in a WW cover story last year—might wonder why Mason didn't make that effort before running thousands of deals that pinched local businesses around the country on ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 COREY PEIN

Groupon Update: First, Angry Merchants. Now, An SEC Inquiry

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Earlier this afternoon the Wall Street Journal reported that Groupon, the fast-growing daily deals company whose business model WW picked apart in a cover story last summer, is under investigation by federal financial regulators. Here's the news:The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining Groupon Inc.'s revision of its first set of financial results as a public company, according to a person ...   More
 
Monday, April 2, 2012 by Corey Pein

Cheat Local!

Portland helped make Groupon a giant. Here’s how local businesses get crushed.


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Ethan Powell and Tobias Hogan, two typical restaurant workers with more than a decade’s experience between them, wanted more. Two years ago they stepped out and took a gamble that has lured—and   More
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 COREY PEIN

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