I read that Groupon are struggling at the moment. I thought I’d visit their site and have a cursory look at the user experience.
It turns out that they won’t even let you use the site without signing up — or at least, they hide the close box behind the pop-up so well that it may as well be registration only.
This kind of design mistake went out in the mid-90s.
They could also do with some help with their geolocation algorithm. They think I’m in Belfast. In fact, I’m currently in Stamford, CT.