Booting Up: The Groupon Can’t Be Groupon So It Tries to Be Amazon Edition

You, sir, are no Jeff Bezos.

With daily deals shrinking and Groupon stock tanking, CEO Andrew Mason spent yesterday’s earnings call trying to hype Groupon Goods to sell discounted merchandise to customers. The company’s long-awaited moment of reckoning practically moved Farhad Manjoo to song. [Slate]

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