Cleaned out after gambling on Groupon: Few firms realise the huge risks

Cleaned out after gambling on Groupon: Few firms realise the huge risks

Hannah Jackson-Matombe Chris Harman

Overstetched: Hannah Jackson-Matombe and Chris Harman said their businesses lost out through the sheer volume of Groupon customers

Nightmare: Mrs Jackson-Matombe says she has lost money after signing up to a Groupon deal

Nightmare: Mrs Jackson-Matombe says she has lost money after signing up to a Groupon deal

Disastrous: Cupcake baker Rachel Johnson regretted signing up very quickly

Disastrous: Cupcake baker Rachel Johnson regretted signing up very quickly

Bitter taste: Chris Harman, 54, had a terrible experience after linking his pub The Six Bells with Groupon

Bitter taste: Chris Harman, 54, had a terrible experience after linking his pub The Six Bells with Groupon