Groupon Inc. acquired OrderUp, an on-demand online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace, a move that further diversifies the company away from its origins as a daily deals site and pits it against the likes of GrubHub Inc. OrderUp offers services in almost 40 markets in the U.S., mostly outside top metropolitan areas, and […]
Like other nonprofit museums, the Baltimore Museum of Industry has a limited budget, so marketing and events director Claire Mullins often has to think creatively about how to broaden the museum’s audience.
NEW YORK — Now that Groupon has gotten rid of its quirky founder and CEO, the chief question is whether the company’s underlying online deals business is promising enough to reverse its falling stock price, declining revenue growth and waning consumer interest. Groupon Inc. fired Andrew Mason on Thursday, one day after the company reported […]
CHICAGO — Online deals company Groupon Inc. posted a larger fourth-quarter net loss on Wednesday, and its weaker than-expected revenue outlook sent its shares down 24 percent after-hours. The guidance fueled investor worry that people are tiring of the myriad of online restaurant, spa and Botox deals that Groupon built its business on, and that […]
NEW YORK — Groupon Inc., the No. 1 online deals service, failed to show investors on Thursday that its business is growing as quickly as they would like, as it was hurt by what it called “continued challenges” from the economic weakness in Europe. The company booked a small loss in the third quarter as […]
Groupon launched a payment service Wednesday that allows businesses to accept credit cards using an iPhone or iPod Touch, becoming the latest company to enter the growing mobile payments market. The announcement sent the online deals company’s stock up nearly 14 percent. Groupon shares climbed 65 cents to close at $5.34. The Chicago-based company went […]
NEW YORK — Groupon launched a payment service Wednesday that allows businesses to accept credit cards using an iPhone or iPod Touch, becoming the latest company to enter the growing mobile payments market. The announcement sent the online deals company’s stock up nearly 6 percent. Groupon shares climbed 26 cents to $4.95 in midday trading. […]
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It will be the first time in two years that M&T Bank Stadium has hosted an international soccer friendly, and to avoid another disappointing turnout like in 2010, officials for Saturday’s match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have opted to try a different approach in selling tickets.
Most people use Groupon to find skydiving trips at half-price or 70 percent discounts at their favorite sushi place. But a nonprofit based at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law used it last week to sell donors on its mission. The nonprofit, JustAdvice, offers legal advice for a small fee. It […]
Most people by now have had experience purchasing or using a coupon from Groupon, Living Social, Plum District and similar websites. Aside from a couple of incredibly annoying experiences with two purchases from Living Social, I have been a content consumer of these coupons. Recently, the ABA Journal provided an overview of ethics opinions on lawyers […]
NEW YORK — Groupon’s announcement that its revenue and earnings were lower than what it reported in February is sparking fresh worries about the young company’s business model. Trouble arose when the online deals company said late Friday that it had to revise its previously issued fourth-quarter results to increase the money it set aside […]