Groupon stock recommended buy, thanks to new local marketplace

14 Feb 2013

Based on its new Local Marketplace, some stock analysts have now upgraded Daily Deals giant Groupon to buy status. We see another innovation as well that might keep Groupon attractive to merchants while other Daily Deals sites find them running for cover.

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.