Daily Archives: September 12, 2011

Groupon deal performance: down and to the right

This is another graph that caught my eye from the study posted by Harvard and Boston University researchers: This bears out what I’ve been hearing from Groupon insiders. In the latest amendment to the S-1, Groupon also reported that its … Continue reading

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Why running a Groupon can destroy your Yelp ratings

A recent study by researchers at Harvard and Boston University confirm statistically something that I’ve long suspected: Running a Groupon can destroy your Yelp ratings. I generally recommend that restaurants and service businesses avoid running Groupons because the short-term economics … Continue reading

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