With Search-Heavy Redesign, Groupon Starts Acting Like a Deals Marketplace

Another move away from a reliance on daily-email marketing.
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Is Groupon Goods a Daily-Deal Savior or a Low-Margin Distraction?

Analysts will be looking for this answer and more when the CEO-less deals company reports second-quarter earnings later.
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Former Groupon President and COO Solomon Joins Accel Partners

Every time a bell rings, a VC gets its wings.
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LivingSocial Hack Update: Investigation Ongoing, While Emails Out to 50 Million Users

On the bright side … actually, there is no bright side.
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LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

Another cyber-attack in a long line of worrisome incursions.
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Groupon CFO: No Changes to Business Model

Groupon Inc. Chief Financial Officer Jason Child said Tuesday the embattled daily-deals company won’t be shifting its business model as it seeks out a new CEO, and argued the firm is on the right track.

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LivingSocial Gets a Much-Needed $110 Million Boost

LivingSocial Inc. recently raised $110 million from existing investors, giving its coffers a much needed boost after the daily-deals company’s 2012 losses widened by 30 percent last year.

After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

The two companies merging today are responsible for 19 acquisitions combined in the daily deals space.
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