Despite Groupon’s touting of Boston as “one of its biggest and most successful markets,” the Wall Street Journal reports, the daily-deal site is getting pounded here.
[A]s Groupon clones have proliferated—from nine active daily-deal sites serving Boston two years ago to 33 today, according to daily deal-site aggregator Yipit—the loyalty to Groupon of both consumers and merchants offering online deals has eroded.
The Journal graphically illustrates Quincy resident Stephanie Clarkson’s daily couponorama:
Good news for Stephanie. Bad news for Groupon.