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July 16, 2010
How Groupon Leads In Their Industry
By: Jackie Huba
In the discount world, lowest price is king.

In the online discount coupon world, Grouponhopes to be king via customer service.

Since launching in November 2008, the Chicago-based deal-a-day website has sold over 7 million online coupons in 70 cities. Its success has spawned competitor sites such as LivingSocial, Townhog,and Homerun,and it's betting that fanatical customer service will keep them leading the pack.

During a recent trip to Chicago, I spent some time at Groupon's headquarters hoping to understand what makes this fast-growing company tick. What I found werethe nine ways Groupon focuses on customer service in a price-competitive market:

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