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Andrew Mason’s New Motivational Business Album Is Now Available

As promised, now available for your streaming pleasure (on iTunes, Spotify, and a few other services) is Hardly Workin’, ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s album of what he calls “motivational business music.” It’s a seven-track album that runs just a little over 23 minutes, featuring songs like “My Door Is Always Open,” “Risin’ Above the Pack,” and “K.I.S.S.” “This album pulls …

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Groupon Is Going To Offer Gun Deals Again

In the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut last winter, Groupon decided to put a stop, at least temporarily, to offering any deals related to guns. This, which took place in the middle of a very heated national debate on gun control, sparked a great deal of controversy, with gun rights advocates calling for a …

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Groupon Reserve Launched For Premium Deals

Groupon announced the launch of a new service for “premium” deals called Groupon Reserve. According to the company, it’s a destination for “the finest things to eat, see, do and buy.” So all those other Groupons are like coach, and this is like first class, apparently. “Reserve is an important step in Groupon’s journey from a daily deals company to …

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This Guy Put Out An Andrew Mason Album Before Andrew Mason

As you may have heard, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is putting out a seven-track album of “motivational business music” called Hardly Workin’. It’s set to drop on July 2nd, and the album cover and track listing were just released. We now have word that somebody has already beat him to the punch in the new sub-genre of Andrew Mason …

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Motivational Business Album Drops July 2nd

We’re happy to tell you that ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has announced an official release date for this 7-track album of motivational business music. Hardly Workin’ officially drops on July 2nd, “just in time for American audiences to incorporate into Fourth of July festivities,” says Mason. It will be available to stream on Spotify and available for purchase on iTunes …

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Andrew Mason’s Motivational Album Is Coming by the End of June

Important musical-ambitions-from-ex-tech-CEOs update: Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s new album will drop by the end of this month, Mason tells the Wall Street Journal. He declined to get into any specifics, saying that he “thinks it should just speak for itself.” What we do know is that the album will be called Hardly Workin‘, and it will consist of seven …

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Groupon G-Pass Hits A Million Redemptions

Groupon’s G-Pass, which lets buyers bypass box office lines and go right to the venue of interest, has reached one million redemptions since it’s inception, the company informs us in an email. “Gaining momentum, G-Pass has already issued more than 700,000 tickets so far in 2013,” a Groupon spokesperson says, adding, “It has been adopted by hundreds of merchants across …

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Made an Album of ‘Motivational Business Music’ That’s Dropping in a Few Weeks

Since his departure from the daily deals company, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason says he’s been traveling, reading, and losing some weight. Oh, and also recording a 7-track album of “motivational business music.” It’s called Hardly Workin’, and he says that it should be available on iTunes in the next few weeks. I’ll let Mason explain his new venture: I …

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That Groupon POS App Is Really The New Breadcrumb POS

On Monday, news came out that Groupon had a new POS app for the iPad available in the App Store. Well, it turns out there’s a little more to the story than that. “What happened was that a limited beta version of the app that we’re announcing today slipped out into the store for a short period and was quickly …

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Groupon POS For iPad Launched In App Store [Updated]

Update: This was just an unintentional leak. Here’s what Groupon has really released. Groupon has released a new POS solution for the iPad. The app, which can be found in the App Store, is described as “a beautiful and simple way to manage your business and accept payments at the lowest rates available today.” Groupon has not put out any …

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Groupon Earnings Beat Expectations, Stock On The Rise

Groupon just released its first earnings report since CEO Andrew Mason was fired. Unlike last time, Groupon actually beat Wall Street expectations this time, and the stock is currently on the rise. The company reported gross billings of $1.41 billion, revenue of $601.4 million, and GAAP operating income of $21.2 million. Active customers are up 13% year-over-year. Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman …

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Groupon Puts Search “Front And Center” In Mobile Apps

Groupon has launched updates to its iPhone and Android apps, which make search “a front-and-center experience,” as the company says. Here’s a look: Groupon has this to say about search’s importance to its business: Search is a critical part of Groupon’s product strategy. Most Groupon merchants now make their deals available on an ongoing basis, and search allows customers to …

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