Groupon | Adweek Groupon | Adweek

Topic: Groupon

Has the Daily Deals Market Reached Its Breaking Point? Times are tough for smaller sites

Remember when you signed up for every daily deals site you could find, only to become exasperated by the dozens of offers that now clog your inbox every day? Apparently,…

September 19, 2011, 5:56 PM EDT

Groupon IPO Back On Track Discount company preparing for launch as Facebook defers

Online discounter Groupon is preparing for its initial public offering, just weeks after reportedly postponing its investor roadshow. The New York Times now reports that the company is planning to…

September 15, 2011, 7:06 AM EDT

Groupon Cancels IPO Roadshow Market volatility delays public Launch

The online discount firm Groupon is reportedly re-evaluating plans to float on the stock market, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Chicago-based firm has already canceled its investor roadshow and is…

September 7, 2011, 10:36 AM EDT

Is Groupon's Daily Deals Model in Trouble? Too many knockoffs are clogging the market

In the past week, Groupon has lost two major rivals: Facebook abandoned its recent deals initiative, while Yelp scaled back on its own. But that sounds like a win for…

August 31, 2011, 10:03 AM EDT

Judge OKs Groupon Lawsuit Deals site accused of bait-and-switch advertising

As Groupon prepares for its problematic upcoming IPO, there’s more trouble brewing for the daily deals site. According to Reuters, a U.S. judge said yesterday that parts of a lawsuit…

August 25, 2011, 9:18 AM EDT

Zynga Forced to Amend SEC Filings Ahead of IPO Original filings contained 'material weakness'

Zynga is following in Groupon’s footsteps to become the second IPO-bound tech company this week to amend its Securities and Exchange Committee filings, reports the New York Post. Yesterday, Zynga was…

August 12, 2011, 10:21 AM EDT

Is Groupon's Upcoming IPO in Trouble? The company is raking in revenue—and spending it all

Groupon’s much-anticipated IPO could be in danger, according to the New York Post. With the release of worrisome financial information about the daily deals site and the current precarious state…

August 11, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT

Groupon's 'Unusual' Accounting Metric Draws SEC Scrutiny The company could be misleading investors

Groupon is in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission due to a questionable accounting metric that it’s been using to market itself to investors in preparation for its…

July 28, 2011, 12:22 PM EDT

Foursquare Teams With Daily Deals Sites Coupons will be targeted to users' locations

Foursquare may boast a $600 million valuation and 10 million members, but the location-based social networking service is still having trouble actually making money. Now, to help augment its revenue,…

July 12, 2011, 11:49 AM EDT

Today in Groupon SEC filings, pawn shops, groceries, and more

Right now, Groupon chairman Eric Lefkofsky could be regretting some boastful claims he recently made about his soon-to-go-public company. Due to Lefkofsky's remarks that his company will be “wildly popular,”…

June 7, 2011, 8:39 AM EDT