Monday, December 3, 2012

Is The Love Affair Over?

Only about one-fifth of restaurants and retailers can profitably incorporate daily deal coupons into their marketing plans long-term, says a new study. My question: Will more small biz sour on Groupon, et al?


  1. I was shocked when Groupon was poised to go IPO at well over a billion. What?!?! What about online things makes people see gold bricks--it's as if no one remembers the lowly
    Entertainment Books.

    But then again, I'm someone who didn't understand Amazon or Ebay, at first.

  2. The big irony is that Google wanted to buy Groupon for $6 billion two years ago, and Groupon turned them down in favor of an IPO.