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Premier Daily Deals site Groupon, whose demise has often been predicted, is clearly not yet down for the count. It's latest branch-out product is Groupon Reserve, which offers discounts for things such as theater tickets and dining, without requiring prepayment.
Here's the announcement:
Groupon Expands Premium Offerings with Groupon Reserve