Groupon ‘done’ deals 240,000 in Q2
by Sharon Hill
06 Aug 2014
While still struggling financially as of Q2 2014, Groupon’s (NASDAQ: GRPN) transition to mobile-focused push marketplace is resulting in more consumers buying more deals for more money. Gross billings increased 29 percent to $1.82 billion, and revenue increased 23 percent to $752 million. In Q2 Groupon complet
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.