Is Deal Chicken too slow to the gate?

The News Journal is about to unveil the latest Gannett project – Deal Chicken – which is targeted to compete with Groupon, Val-Pak and other coupon programs. The Gannett Blog believes that the online coupon market maybe declining.

As Gannett pushes forward with its later-to-the game online coupon site DealChicken, brokerage Wedbush Securities notes that industry leader Groupon’s second-quarter revenue growth slowed dramatically, spurring a 20% plunge in the company’s value.

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