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 Neil Ushman : Groupon's Coupon-Expiration Problem : MarketWatch

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011

Groupon, the Internet coupon company, issues coupons with expiration dates, a practice that is giving consumers and regulators pause, but limits the company's liabilities, said Neal Ushman, associate professor of accounting, in a recent MarketWatch interview. In Theresa Poletti's Tech Takes column, Ushman pointed out that in Groupon's current system, the merchant carries the liability for unused coupons.

To read the Tech Takes column, visit MarketWatch here >>

To learn more about Neal Ushman, visit his bio page here >>

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