No Google buy of Groupon after all
by Sharon Hill
06 Dec 2010Various sources have confirmed that the rumored buy by Google of Daily Deals giant Groupon will not happen. Yes, Google did indeed offer to acquire, but according to several sources, Groupon turned down the offer. We first heard it on NPR, but then Chicago Breaking
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.