The Education of Groupon’s Andrew Mason

Groupon has had some tough sledding since its IPO (initial public offering) in 2011. The deal-of-the-day firm has seen it’s stock price drop off and competition has intensified. And CEO Andrew Mason is working hard to right the ship. In a story on Groupon for Businessweek, Lauren Etter and Douglas MacMillan write that: “Mason co-founded […]

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A Groupon Alternative Aims to Offer Small Businesses a Better Deal

  Click on the image for the full story As David Freedman reports in the New York Times: “Constant Contact has been one of the big success stories when it comes to online companies that specialize in serving small businesses. Some half a million of them count on the company’s Web-based help in building, managing, […]

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Groupon’s Growing Pains

   Click on the image to access the article As Shayndi Rice of the Wall Street Journal reports, “Groupon Inc. went public on the promise of fast growth and future profits. But on Wednesday, some of those promises remained elusive. In its first major test since an initial public offering in November, the Chicago-based daily […]

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