Jayna Cooke, Groupon's (GRPN) top 2011 salesperson in terms of billings, is leaving the company...


Jayna Cooke, Groupon's (GRPN) top 2011 salesperson in terms of billings, is leaving the company to join Eventup, a startup backed by Groupon chairman Eric Lefkofsky. Last week, just before Groupon's brutal Q2 report, the WSJ reported the company was seeing major sales defections, due to poor morale, difficulties in meeting commission goals, and pay changes. (earlier)
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  • Financial Insights
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    That's what happens when you have a music major trying to wear the pants. I bet he is wishing he sold to Google right now.
    21 Aug 2012, 09:25 PM Reply Like
  • ehow614
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    they need to have better standards in refunds. a customer blinks and refund.
    21 Aug 2012, 10:40 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    yup. Their CS is rivaled only by how badly they treat merchants.
    22 Aug 2012, 07:27 AM Reply Like
  • ehow614
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    As well as their reps from what i hear. Business is business it is about money i get that but they shoot themselves in the foot the steeper deals that ruin the markets in general. They will be bye bye pretty soon. it would also seem from other notes and statements made in the financial world that there are serious questions about their bookkeeping which is why they are scrambling now - Businesses BEWARE of running a deal
    22 Aug 2012, 08:53 AM Reply Like
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