Groupon has potential, but very spotty

After reading a recent article n the WSJ (see: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304563104576363891724546426.html), I decided to check it out. Groupon (www.groupon.com) has some potential. Vendors can offer deals that expire or that won’t be valid unless a certain number of people “buy ” it. However, the deals are regional with the closest offerings to …