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JSE-listed media company Avusa has decided to close its group-buying business Zappon. It believes the deal-a-day group-buying model, pioneered by the US’s Groupon, is flawed but hasn’t ruled out relaunching a reworked model of the service in future. Groupon enjoyed early success with the

Andrew Mason is the young, fresh-faced founder of Groupon, the fastest growing start-up in history. Fresh-faced youngsters running tech start-ups are hardly a rare breed in Silicon Valley, but Mason is a native of Pittsburgh and Groupon is based in Chicago, both a far cry