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Groupon to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit for $8.5 Million
Groupon Inc., the biggest seller of so-called daily deals, agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging the expiration dates on its coupons are illegal.
UPDATE 2-Groupon settles coupon expiration lawsuits for $8.5 mln  Reuters
Groupon sued by investor over revised results, IPO
Groupon Inc (GRPN.O), which runs the world's largest online coupon website, was sued on Tuesday by a shareholder who accused the company of misleading investors about its financial prospects and concealing weak internal controls.
Groupon IPO Scandal Is the Sleaze That's Legal  Bloomberg
IPO investors: Beware the dual-class stock  MarketWatch
SEC Probes Groupon
The company has no plans to change its policy, said a person familiar with the matter, since it uses it to compete with rivals like LivingSocial Inc. But that policy led to a meeting in late February between Mr. Child and his chief accounting officer ...
SEC looking into Groupon's financial restatement, report says  Chicago Tribune
You're Still Overlooking Groupon's Greatest Weakness  Motley Fool
Confirmed: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; “Accounting Types” Joining
According to sources close to the situation, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz and Accel Partners' Kevin Efrusy will be stepping down from the board of Groupon. Schultz's departure will be effective today, but Efrusy - who was critical to the ...
Has Mason lost it?
No one except investors has taken the fall, so far, for Groupon Inc.'s latest earnings restatement, which last week sheared $2.7 billion off its market cap and raised fresh questions about whether CEO Andrew Mason, the 31-year-old founder and music ...
What does all the bad press mean for Groupon?  VentureBeat
Things Go From Bad to Worse for Groupon  NBC Chicago (blog)
Groupon's Accounting Issues Are Worse Than You Think
Investors shouldn't be too surprised that Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN ) is being forced to restate earnings for its first quarter as a publicly traded company.
In Wake of Groupon Issues, Critics Wary of JOBS Act  Wall Street Journal
Why Groupon's Fuzzy Math Should Worry Investors  TIME
Groupon hires veteran exec to run overseas operations
(Crain's) - Groupon Inc. bulked up its management team Thursday, hiring a former Dell Inc. and McKinsey & Co. executive to run its international business.
Groupon Must Avoid Taking 'Stupid Risks,' CEO Says
Groupon, which is unprofitable, generated $1.6 billion in revenue last year and employs more than 11,000 people. The company has been viewed as one of the stars of the latest Web boom, along with Zynga Inc. ZNGA 0.78 % and Facebook Inc. Facebook is ...
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Chugs Beer Before Telling Company It Needs To Grow ...  International Business Times
Groupon CEO Drinks Too Much Beer, Says His Site Needs to 'Grow Up'  Mashable
Groupon Earns Boycott for Porn Studio Offer
When the organization wrote Groupon to complain, Groupon responded: "We certainly didn't intend to offend anyone… Fortunately, this business has proven to be a responsible member of their community and the tour offered in this deal is historical and ...
Groupon gets boycotted for “torture porn” deal  VentureBeat
OpenCal on life after Groupon acquisition
The way Simon Vallee and Arash Shiva describe it, it was almost a relief when Groupon Inc. bought the online appointment booking business they'd spent three years bootstrapping into a viable business located in Vancouver.