Can Groupon be the T.J. Maxx for local retail stores?
The Chicago-based deals company is currently testing a new business that aims to help small mom-and-pop retail shops sell off items they are having trouble selling at full-price, according to two people briefed on Groupon's plans.
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—By Jason Del Rey, recode.net.
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