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Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’ Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’

Groupon announced a new tool for merchants on Wednesday, which the company says will help them measure the performance of their Groupon deal. It’s called the Merchant Impact Report. “Merchants now have the ability to access themselves analytics, customer insights …

Groupon Acquires Deals App Glassmap Groupon Acquires Deals App Glassmap
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Late on Friday, news came out that Groupon has acquired deals app creators Glassmap. The app, which lets users get deals based on interests, location and activity, is available for both iOS and Android. AllThingsD broke the news, with confirmation …

Groupon Adds Payments To Android App For Merchants Groupon Adds Payments To Android App For Merchants

Groupon has updated its Android app for merchants to incorporate Groupon Payments so they can accept credit cards with it. Groupon says the service can be activated within minutes, and can be used to enter bill totals, add tips, apply …

Groupon iPad App Gets An Upgrade Groupon iPad App Gets An Upgrade

Groupon announced that it has updated its iPad app in the first major upgrade since April. “The biggest updates are much more sleek, easy to use, vibrant interface that encourages browsing (similar to our smartphone app) as well as the …

Groupon Will Reportedly Keep Andrew Mason As CEO Groupon Will Reportedly Keep Andrew Mason As CEO
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Earlier this week, reports were coming out that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason was on a very short leash, with Board members discussing replacing him. Kara Swisher at All Things D talked about a source indicating that Groupon needs “an Eric …

Groupon Partners With Major League Baseball Groupon Partners With Major League Baseball

Groupon announced today that it has entered a multi-year partnership with MLB Advance Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. As a result of the partnership, Groupon is now the official daily deals site for …

Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page
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Groupon stock has been on a rebound of late, thanks to an investment in the company by Tiger Global – the firm purchased a 9.9% stake in the company – but leadership at Groupon is currently in question, and there …

Groupon Teams Up With SCORE On Small Business Resources Groupon Teams Up With SCORE On Small Business Resources

Groupon announced today that it has partnered with nonprofit SCORE, which has developed a series of online educational resources about customer acquisition, retention and marketing for small businesses. “Joining forces with SCORE is a great way for Groupon to help …

Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs

Groupon announced free shipping and free returns on Groupon Goods, as well as a new toy catalog and holiday catalog. “Groupon Goods has just come off a successful first year with over 4.3 million customers as of Sept. 2012 and …

Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue Groupon Posts $3 Million Net Loss, Misses On Revenue

Groupon announced its third quarter results today, falling short of Wall Street forecasts. The results include consolidated revenue up 32% year-over-year at $568.6 million, which was still short of expectations. Operating income was $25.4 million, up from an operating loss …

Groupon Launches Breadcrumb POS System For Restaurants And Bars Groupon Launches Breadcrumb POS System For Restaurants And Bars
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Groupon announced today that it is launching Breadcrumb, a point-of-sale iPad app for restaurants, based on the software of the same name it acquired earlier this year. Here’s what it looked like pre-Groupon: The app enables servers to search for …

Groupon And Savored Join Forces To Bring High-Class Dining To All Groupon And Savored Join Forces To Bring High-Class Dining To All
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Getting reservations for a restaurant is awful. It would be so much easier if we could just reserve our tables through an easy-to-use Web site. Oh wait, there apparently is a Web site that does just that, and Groupon just …

Groupon Launches Its Own Payments Service Groupon Launches Its Own Payments Service

As reported a few months back, Groupon has been testing its own payments service and Square competitor. Today, the company officially unveiled it. It’s called Groupon Payments. A Groupon spokesperson tells WebProNews that it “guarantees to be the cheapest and …

Groupon’s Insane Kidz Club Is Back [Video] Groupon’s Insane Kidz Club Is Back [Video]

“Groupon is no stranger to what kids desire,” Groupon claims in its latest blog post about the return of the Groupon Kidz Club. First, for a bit of background, let’s review what the Groupon Kidz Club consists of – one …

Groupon Updates iPhone, Android Apps Groupon Updates iPhone, Android Apps

Groupon just announced the release of version 2.0 of its Consumer app. “This revamp will feature a sleeker, brighter and more simplified user experience, allowing seamless discovery of Groupon’s local merchants, Groupon Goods and Groupon Getaways travel destinations,” a Groupon …

Groupon Shares Hit Their Lowest Ever Groupon Shares Hit Their Lowest Ever
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Groupon shares have reached their lowest point since the company has been public. As of the time of this writing, shares are sitting at $5.55, down 26.49%‎. The nosedive occurred, following the company’s earnings release on Monday, despite the company’s …

Beware These Fake Malware-Carrying Groupon Emails Beware These Fake Malware-Carrying Groupon Emails
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For those who subscribe to Groupon or another daily deal service, opening their emails is a daily occurrence – something that you do so often that you may mindlessly plunge into a half dozen daily deals emails in a pre-coffee …

Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work? Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work?
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Groupon announced today that it has revamped its GrouponWorks.com site for merchants. The company says it has been redesigned to better showcase merchant successes, as well as Groupon’s toolkit of marketing products and services. It features cases studies and video …

Groupon Co-Founder Simplifies the Equation Groupon Co-Founder Simplifies the Equation

Many times, we see successful people get bogged down by day to day operations losing sight at what they are really good at and passionate about doing. Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky is one of those people. As an entrepreneur, Lefkofsky …

Groupon Glitch Exposing Customer Emails Again Groupon Glitch Exposing Customer Emails Again

Looking back about eighteen months ago, Groupon had some issues with their email link encryption. When some Groupon users added “addx” into a Google search (exact Google search = allinurl: addx site:groupon.com) of the site, they were able to view …

LivingSocial Not Going Public Anytime Soon LivingSocial Not Going Public Anytime Soon

In light of the totally botched Facebook IPO, it’s no wonder many tech companies are in no hurry to go public. According to LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaugnessy, you can add LivingSocial to that list. Despite recent losses for the company, …