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You Can Buy Everything But The Marriage License On Groupon's New Weddings Marketplace

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.17.2014 | Weddings

Budget-minded brides and grooms have a new one-stop shop for virtually everything related to their nuptials: Groupon. The daily deals-turned-eComm...

Warning: Groupon May Be Dangerous to Your Wealth

Norman I. Silber | Posted 03.07.2014 | Money
Norman I. Silber

Merchants basically get it -- to many of them, Groupon looks less like an innovative advertising mechanism than a loan broker, arranging bundles of small loans from consumers, and taking a substantial cut... Consumers don't often see this side of the equation.

6 Clever Ways to Save Money This Valentine's Day

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Damona Hoffman

If you're dating on this great Hallmark holiday, it is possible to find love while watching your wallet. Here are six clever ways to save money this Valentine's Day.

8 Hilarious Resignation Fails (and Wins) of 2013

Joe Rodota | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Joe Rodota

In what appears to be an unnecessary conclusion, the former Burger King employee added, "Don't worry about writing me a reference. I don't need references (especially from Burger King) where I'm heading to (law school). So, consider our bridges burnt."

Low on Dough This Holiday Season?

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.18.2014 | Money
Natalie Pace

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are stark reminders that Christmas has become the most wonderful time of the year... for retail. When the main focus of the holiday is on, 'What did you get?' we miss out on the true spirit of the holiday season.

Groupon Unveils Their Answer To Amazon's Drone Delivery

Posted 12.11.2013 | Chicago

It turns out Amazon isn't the only online retailer hard at work developing innovative (albeit "scary," to some) new delivery technologies. That sai...

How Facebook, Twitter and Other Startups Got Big

Ryan Holiday | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ryan Holiday

Self-imposed discipline with a bent towards results rather than "creative" and sustainability spending is unfortunately not the norm in the marketing industry. But it is increasingly the practice of these tech companies.

Groupon Debuts Huge Starbucks Deal

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology

Early Wednesday morning, Groupon posted a Starbucks deal sure to excite fans of the Seattle-based coffee chain -- $5 for a $10 Starbucks gift card. ...

Mark Zuckerberg To Host Hackathon For Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Young undocumented immigrants and tech professionals are uniting to create immigration reform tools at a hackathon spearheaded by Mark Zuckerberg’s ...

Fake Commercial for Groupon's New Erotic Products

Alena Dillon | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Body Pleasure Pocket Vibrator on Groupon: turn it on, and let it return the favor. Satisfaction guaranteed.

If You Search 'Australia,' You Must Want a Pet Koala

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I missed your companionship yesterday. I know from perusing your Google calendar that you were out most of the afternoon and evening. But before going to bed, you searched flights to Michigan next month.

LOOK: Groupon's Gay Marriage Endorsement

Posted 08.20.2013 | Chicago

Chicago-based deals website Groupon on Friday threw its support behind marriage equality legislation in Illinois. In a two-minute video posted to Y...

New Groupon CEO Named

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 08.08.2013 | Chicago

NEW YORK -- Groupon named co-founder Eric Lefkofsky as CEO, replacing Andrew Mason, who was fired from the online deals site in February amid growing ...

Groupon Has A New CEO

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Groupon named co-founder Eric Lefkofsky as CEO, replacing Andrew Mason, who was fired from the online deals site in February amid gr...

Disgraced CEO Offers Career Tips In The Form Of Song

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology

Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's long-awaited debut album of "motivational business music" has arrived. Upon listening to the record, available on Sp...

Groupon Debuts Special Offer In Honor Of Slain Cyclist

Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago

Daily deals giant Groupon released a very personal offer Wednesday morning in honor of slain cyclist — and Groupon employee — Bobby Cann. Story...

Fired Groupon CEO Makes Unusual Move

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.17.2013 | Technology

What does a guy do after he's ousted as chief executive of an imploding tech company? Why, record an album of course! Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason j...

Four Reasons I've Had Oysters on my Mind

Anne Maxfield | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The Accidental Locavore has had oysters on the brain for several reasons.

Three Lessons for Startup Founders From Andrew Mason's Not-So-Funny Resignation

Les McKeown | Posted 05.10.2013 | Small Business
Les McKeown

Treating a $1.6 billion, 11,000-employee organization like it's your personal plaything isn't funny, and including a neo-hipster inside joke about Battletoads in your farewell missive doesn't make it all okay.

Groupon Needs to 'Disrupt' Again

Zaid Al-Zaidy | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Zaid Al-Zaidy

Groupon has lost its pizzazz, its currency and feels absent from the webisphere, except when it spams with unsurprising deals. Groupon needs to get back in touch with what made it a phenomenon in the first place.

The Art of Failure

Daniel Rolle | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business
Daniel Rolle

When Andrew Mason, the former CEO of Groupon, sat down at his desk last Friday morning he probably only half guessed the impact that the resignation note he posted online would make beyond the social tech industry.

Ousted Groupon CEO Gets Tiny Severance

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology

Andrew Mason, Groupon's ousted CEO, is getting a severance of just $376.36 from the company he founded back in 2008, CNN Money reports. "Groupon...

Groupon Founder: 'I Was Fired Today'

AP/ | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP/Huffington Post) — Struggling online deals pioneer Groupon said Thursday that it ousted founder and CEO Andrew Mason amid worries that p...

A Quarter Of Its Value -- Gone

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon Inc lost almost a quarter of its market value on Wednesday after the company began t...

Andy Campbell

Sex Toy 'Groupon': Daily Deals For Sinners Like You

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.25.2013 | Weird News

Groupon offers daily deals for travel, food, shopping and beauty -- Dildo Of The Day offers discounts on extracurricular activity. The Seattle-base...