From Paula Forbes, Eater.com: "Cue the Groupon backlash! Despite a series of fumbles this year (a botched New Year's deal in Japan, a controversial Super Bowl ad, a "confusing" FTD Flowers deal), the online deal website is poised to go public with the incomprehensible estimated value of $25 billion. Therefore, clearly, it is time to turn on the hate: is Groupon hurting the businesses its trying to help? Or are there so many Groupon clones that it doesn't even matter?
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