| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The stock chart for Groupon is a scary thing to behold, especially for investors.
In the year since the daily-deals website made its public debut, the trajectory of its stock has been down, down, down.
Shares, which were priced at $20 each, opened at...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Need an incentive to vote besides a deep sense of civic duty? Many companies are hoping to lure patrons to the polls by offering Election Day promotions.
Low-cost airline JetBlue Airways Corp. is dangling the chance to win a free flight out of the...
| Sep 2, 2012
We long for travel, but we long even more deeply for affordable travel.
To that end, we asked industry experts to weigh in on budget travel: from getting there to eating there to staying there to choosing where to go.
Amy Chen, online editor, Frommers....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:04 AM
For some people, luxury is still what it was before the recession: $2,295 python satchels from Michael Kors, $62,000 Porsche Spyder sports cars, $500 spa days in Beverly Hills.
But most Americans would beg to differ, according to a report from the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Bill Gates has been the richest person in the country for an entire generation, cinching the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 19th consecutive year.
That’s what a net worth of $66 billion will do for a guy....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Stocks in the beleaguered social-media sector keep heading down.
Shares of Angie’s List Inc. and Groupon Inc. plunged Tuesday as investors continued their retreat from the formerly red-hot sector.
Angie’s List, the consumer-review website,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Groupon, the daily deals website with a severe case of crashing stock, fired its chief executive and founder Andrew Mason on Thursday and Wall Street rejoiced.
The company’s stock jumped after hours as investors learned that Executive Chairman...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Groupon Inc. is canceling all its firearm offers a month after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month in Connecticut.
“All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:39 AM
On Thursday, Groupon Inc.’s board members will reportedly debate the fate of Andrew Mason, the chief executive of the struggling daily deals site.
But then again, “it would be weird” if they didn’t, he said. “It’s...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Daily deals site and Groupon competitor LivingSocial cut 9% of its workforce Thursday, laying off 400 employees as it evaluates its recent “hypergrowth,” a spokesman said.
Though several dozen of the employees worked in LivingSocial’...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Whatever is happening with Groupon Inc., investors don’t like it, sending the daily deals company’s stock to another record low.
Shares fell below $3 for the first time Friday, hitting $2.75 a share from $3.92 a share Thursday after the...