March 04. 2013 7:00AM - Last modified: March 04. 2013 7:26AM

Groupon shares jump 12% after CEO Mason’s firing

Shares of Chicago-based Groupon closed up more than 12 percent in trading Friday, a day after CEO Andrew Mason was fired.

The stock gained 57 cents to close at $5.10.

The departure follows another disappointing quarter with new concerns that customers have tired of the restaurant, spa and Botox deals that Groupon built its business on.

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