E-commerce’s Feeding Frenzy – Maureen Farrell – Scaling Up – Forbes


Regardless of whether it’s go or no-go for a Google acquisition of Groupon, even a hypothetical $6 billion price tag for the Chicago daily deal company has fueled a feeding frenzy among companies that serve up daily deals in specific locations.

“There hasn’t been a frenzy like this in any space since 1999,” says Sucharita Mulpuru, an analyst with Forrester Research. “People say eat while dinner is served.  That’s what people are doing right now.”

via E-commerce’s Feeding Frenzy – Maureen Farrell – Scaling Up – Forbes.

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