2 Great 6-8-11 New York Times articles worth looking into.
Is Groupon’s Business Model Sustainable? By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
Despite the explosive revenue growth of the social buying site, Groupon’s business model appears to be faltering, based on the numbers in its filing.
In my humble opinion, this is a very unbiased and very good analytical insight into Groupon’s business model.
The German Example By DAVID LEONHARDT The lessons from Germany’s economy aren’t liberal or conservative. They are both.
Again, in my opinion, Mr. Leonhardt makes some very key observations and analysis in his article. Consider for a moment that Germany has a much greater percentage of PhDs in their parliment / government as opposed to the USA.
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