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Is Groupon Trying to Become the New Amazon.com?

By Mark Reeth and Sean O'Reilly - Jul 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

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With many changes and challenges facing Groupon, can the company's uptick in sales help boost the falling stock?

Groupon ( GRPN -4.15% ) is going through some ch-ch-ch-changes, which is causing some uncertainty for investors. The company's stock has plummeted nearly 40% during the first half of this year, and while sales are heading up, they might not be enough to ward off titans like Amazon.com ( AMZN 1.63% ) and eBay ( EBAY -2.65% )

In this episode of The Motley Fool's Where the Money Is, consumer-goods editor Mark Reeth has CG analyst Sean O'Reilly discuss what Groupon might be able to do to regain its foothold in the coupon, discount, and consumer-goods sales space.

 
 
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