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4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Groupon: Playing Wait-And-See

Shares of Groupon have been a perennial underperformer since IPOing in 2011. Shares tumbled after Q2 results , falling as much as 18% in a day.

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Related Topix: Marketing

6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Former Groupon CEO sells West Town condo

Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason speaks about Mayor Daley's committee on technology infrastructure in 2010.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Northwestern University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Groupon's Turnaround Looks Like A Pipe Dream

For Groupon , there seems to be no respite from a perpetual drop in the share price.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Amazon, Google, Startups

Tue Aug 19, 2014

PR-inside.com

INOC Named Finalist for 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS Award

The ITA recognized INOC's proprietary NOC Console for its ability to substantially reduce operational expenses and downtime, while enabling rapid resolution to incidents, increased job satisfaction of customer network and IT support staff and, ultimately, improved service quality and end-user experience for INOC customers.

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Related Topix: Orbitz, Travel/Tourism, Navteq

Business News

Groupon revamps UK deals site in bid to become retail marketplace

Groupon has overhauled its UK website as it steps up efforts to shake off its past as king of the internet "daily deal" and reinvent itself as an online marketplace.

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Related Topix: Groupon, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ITA Names 2014 CityLIGHTS Awards Finalists

These finalists join a list of renowned and accomplished individuals and companies from Braintree, Trunk Club, Fieldglass, GrubHub, Gogo, NAVTEQ and Groupon as well as others that were recognized before they were industry names.

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Related Topix: GrubHub, Navteq

Seeking Alpha

Groupon Looks Well Positioned; Lack Of Earnings A Symptom Of An Investment Year

Groupon has been dead money for quite a while, and while on-going risk factors impair the company's fundamentals, the strategy going forward is compelling, and growth opportunities in new categories makes it a compelling investment opportunity over the foreseeable future.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: Jeffrey T. Housenbold Buys 16,000 Shares of Groupon Stock

Groupon Director Jeffrey T. Housenbold purchased 16,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 13th.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Groupon Could Be A Good Investment At 52-Week Lows

Daily deals company Groupon's performance has gone from bad to worse this year. The stock has taken a massive beating in 2014, declining close to 50%.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Seeking Alpha

RetailMeNot: Is 25% Gross Margin Compression Unrealistic?

RetailMeNot is attempting to diversify revenue sources from organic search to direct, email and mobile - mirroring that of competitor Groupon.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Flat Revenue Growth Quarter Over Quarter, Deteriorating Operating Leverage Make Groupon A Sell

The company lacks the scale to compete with the likes of eBay or Amazon. With flat revenue growth Q/Q, there is no guarantee the company will reach that scale.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Hunch, GSI Technology, Amazon, Magento

AmericanBankingNews.com

Groupon Director Jeffrey T. Housenbold Buys 16,000 Shares

Groupon Director Jeffrey T. Housenbold bought 16,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 13th.

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Business Journal

Groupon's Ideeli says goodbye to 'i'

The UpTake : Ideeli, in a move to simplify, is rebranding as Ideel. It must have been too many "I"s for parent company/super-ego Groupon, which is in search of more revenues.

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Related Topix: ideeli

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Animal Foundation launches Groupon campaign to find pets homes

The campaign, launched on Wednesday, offers the platform's users the opportunity to purchase a Groupon good for the adoption of one dog for $59 or one cat for $39.

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Adweek

Groupon Is Adding 100 Snapchat Followers a Day

Since beginning a Snapchat account one week ago, Groupon has gained 700 followers with daily challenges that give out prizes for interacting with the brand.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Morrison, CO

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Don't Count Groupon Out Just Yet

With a little luck, Groupon can easily double in the next 12-18 months, which is more than I can say for many other stocks in the social space.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

MarketWatch

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Groupon, Zynga investors are losing money and patience

They were among the fastest-growing tech startups in the early days of the social media craze.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AdExchanger.com

BuzzFeed Gets $50M; Thrillist's Native Success

On Monday, BuzzFeed closed a $50 million investment deal from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

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Related Topix: Native Advertising, Marketing

Gapers Block

18 Groups to Participate in Placemaking Challenge

The Metropolitan Planning Council will hold it's annual Placemaking challenge this weekend from August 15 to the 17. The event, entitled Old Place, New Tricks, will be held in neighborhoods throughout the city as well as the city of Blue Island.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Groupon Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

Groupon has received an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-two analysts that are currently covering the stock, Stock Ratings News reports .

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