Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies. It is known as an online e-commerce platform that provides its users with the ability to purchase anything. The Company offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. Users have the ability to discover the finest a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings, and more with Groupon Goods. The Company delivers merchants with a collection of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions.
TypePublic
HQChicago, US
Founded2008
Size (employees)6,672 (est)-19%
Websitegroupon.com
Groupon was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, US
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Key People/Management at Groupon

Rich Williams

Rich Williams

CEO
Mike Randolfi

Mike Randolfi

CFO
Colin Bodell

Colin Bodell

CTO
Steve Krenzer

Steve Krenzer

COO
Vinayak Hegde

Vinayak Hegde

CMO
Brian Stevens

Brian Stevens

SVP of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer
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Groupon Office Locations

Groupon has offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Chicago and in 1 other location
Chicago, US (HQ)
600 W. Chicago Avenue
Palo Alto, US
3101 Park Blvd.
San Francisco, US
225 Bush St.
Seattle, US
1201 3rd Avenue
Madrid, ES
Paseo Castellana 79
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Groupon Financials and Metrics

Groupon Revenue

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Groupon's revenue was reported to be $2.84 b in FY, 2017 which is a 9.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

1.2b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

648.5m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

52.1%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

(95.0m)

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

(60.9m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

2.0b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

3.5

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

662.9m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.2b3.1b3.1b2.8b

Revenue growth, %

24%(2%)1%(10%)

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.8b1.5b

Gross profit

1.8b1.6b1.4b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018

Revenue

1.2b

Cost of goods sold

595.4m

Gross profit

648.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

52%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.1b853.4m880.1m

Accounts Receivable

105.2m68.2m86.7m98.3m

Prepaid Expenses

208.0m153.7m113.4m94.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.1b1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018

Cash

662.9m

Accounts Receivable

76.3m

Current Assets

843.7m

PP&E

148.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(63.9m)33.7m(205.9m)(26.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

144.9m133.0m137.7m137.8m

Accounts Payable

(11.9m)8.6m3.2m(199.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

288.8m254.9m117.1m135.1m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018

Net Income

(95.0m)

Accounts Payable

(9.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(75.6m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(96.1m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

5.5 x
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Groupon Operating Metrics

Groupon's Customers was reported to be 48.5 m in May, 2017.
Feb, 2016Feb, 2017May, 2017

Customers

47.70 m52.17 m48.50 m

Customers (North America)

31.20 m31.60 m

Markets

15
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Groupon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LivingSocialOctober 26, 2016

Groupon Revenue Breakdown

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Groupon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 32.7% from International and 67.3% from North America

Human Capital Metrics

Groupon's employees are reported to be approximately 47% female and 53% male.
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Groupon Online and Social Media Presence

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Groupon News and Updates

accesso® Partners with Groupon to Bolster Mobile Capabilities with the Company's Ingresso Platform

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), a leading technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, today announced a strategic partnership with Groupon to utilize the Ingresso distribution platform to connect with ...

Groupon to pay IBM $57 million to settle U.S. patent dispute

Online marketplace Groupon Inc on Monday said it would pay $57 million to International Business Machines Corp to settle an intellectual property dispute.

Groupon stock gains after company reaches patent-dispute settlement with IBM

Shares of Groupon Inc. are up 3.7% in Monday morning trading after the company reached a settlement in a patent dispute with International Business Machines Corp. . The two companies announced Monday that they have settled all patent-related lawsuits for roughly $57 million paid to IBM and "a long-…

Groupon finally settles IBM patent suit with a $57M payment

A patent suit between IBM and Groupon that has been underway for over two years has finally been settled. Today, the two companies announced that Groupon will pay IBM $57 million both to settle infringement claims, as well as to license e-commerce patents from IBM in the future. On IBM’s side, the c…

How a Groupon co-founder's experience with a lack of cancer data led him to start a company that's now worth $2 billion after just three years

Tempus, a cancer care data company, has grown like crazy to a $2 billion valuation. The three-year-old Chicago-based company pulls together data on cancer patients on its platform, including genetic data from tumors and clinical data about how well a patient is responding to treatment. It's part o…

Sterling Consolidated Distribution Channels include Amazon, Walmart and now Groupon

NEPTUNE, N.J., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Consolidated Corp. (OTC: STCC) (The Company), a leading supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic seals to the automotive and industrial marketplace for almost 50 years, and creator of the blockchain based DiMO Token, today shared news of...
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Groupon Blogs

Cheyenne Grindle – Divisional Sales Manager in London

The post Cheyenne Grindle – Divisional Sales Manager in London appeared first on Groupon People.

Elena Miguens – Goods Buyer in Madrid

The post Elena Miguens – Goods Buyer in Madrid appeared first on Groupon People.

Hailey Underwood – Director of Integrations and Partner Management in San Francisco

The post Hailey Underwood – Director of Integrations and Partner Management in San Francisco appeared first on Groupon People.

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses: The Ultimate Guide

As an entrepreneur, you already know that holiday marketing presents a big opportunity for small businesses. It allows you to position your products and services as a great option for gift-giving, helps draw more traffic into your business, and gives your customers and staff a reason to get excited …
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Groupon Company Life and Culture

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