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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
Founded2008
HQChicago, US
Websitegroupon.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)6,576(-1%)
Job Openings243
Revenue (FY, 2018)$2.6 B(-7%)
Share Price (Apr 2019)$3.5 (+2%)

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 Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto and in 1 other location
Chicago, US (HQ)
600 W Chicago Ave
Palo Alto, US
3101 Park Blvd
San Francisco, US
225 Bush St, San Francisco
Seattle, US
1201 3rd Ave
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 $2.64 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

2.6b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

50.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

54.0m

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2019)

2.0b

Closing stock price (18-Apr-2019)

3.5

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

841.0m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.2bwdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt3.1b3.1b2.8b2.6b

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.8b1.5b1.3b

Gross profit

1.8b1.6b1.4b1.3b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

617.4m592.9m

Cost of goods sold

293.7m286.9m

Gross profit

323.7m306.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

52%52%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.1b853.4m880.1m841.0m

Accounts Receivable

105.2m68.2m86.7m98.3m69.5m

Prepaid Expenses

208.0m153.7m113.4m94.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.1b1.1b1.1b998.6m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

662.9m572.4m

Accounts Receivable

76.3m81.5m

Current Assets

843.7m752.0m

PP&E

148.5m146.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(63.9m)33.7m(205.9m)(26.6m)2.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

144.9m133.0m137.7m137.8m

Accounts Payable

(11.9m)8.6m3.2m(199.0k)5.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

288.8m254.9m117.1m135.1m190.9m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(95.0m)(47.9m)

Accounts Payable

(9.3m)(16.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(75.6m)(133.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(96.1m)(118.5m)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

401.0k

Financial Leverage

4.3 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

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Groupon Online and Social Media Presence

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Groupon News and Updates

Groupon shares fall 14% after company misses quarterly profit views

Groupon Inc. shares fell 14% in the extended session Tuesday after the Chicago-based company missed fourth-quarter profit expectations. Groupon said it earned $46.2 million, or 8 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with $47.7 million, or 8 cents a share, in the fourth quarter of 2017. Adjusted …

Save up to 25% on last-minute Valentine's Day experiences on Groupon — and more of today's best deals from around the web

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.  Since you don't have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one …

A Chinese Groupon On Steroids Seeks To Raise $1.1 Billion-Plus Just 6 Months After NY IPO

A Chinese Groupon on steroids, Pinduoduo, looks to raise more than $1.1 billion from sales of shares just 6 months after it went public on Nasdaq.

Earnings Results: Groupon CEO talks life after vouchers as stock heads for worst day in 18 months

Groupon’s stock suffers worst day since mid-2017 after the online-discount company posted mixed results for its third quarter.

Groupon revenue falls, misses expectations

Groupon Inc. reported third-quarter net income of $44.6 million, or 8 cents per share, after income of $59,000, or breakeven, last year. Adjusted EPS was 4 cents. Revenue totaled $592.9 million, down from $634.5 million last year. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 3 cents and sales of $602.0 mil…
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Groupon Blogs

Gary Flanagan – Technical Recruiter in Dublin

The post Gary Flanagan – Technical Recruiter in Dublin appeared first on Groupon People.

5 Pet Industry Trends for 2019

The pet industry trends for 2019 forecast a move toward sourcing organic food free of artificial ingredients, brand transparency and subscription services delivering pet supplies on a regular schedule. This post 5 Pet Industry Trends for 2019 first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

Business Spring Cleaning Checklist: 5 Things to Do to Organize Your Company for the Rest of the Year

Utilize our business spring cleaning checklist to go beyond dust and debris and concentrate on the processes and functions that keep your company successful. This post Business Spring Cleaning Checklist: 5 Things to Do to Organize Your Company for the Rest of the Year first appeared on GrouponMercha…

Pamper Mom with Mother’s Day Spa Promotions

Develop Mother's Day spa promotions that bring in new clients. Luxurious add-ons and pampering services make your spa's offerings the ultimate gift. This post Pamper Mom with Mother’s Day Spa Promotions first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

Developing Android Studio plugins with Gradle

The post Developing Android Studio plugins with Gradle appeared first on Groupon People.

Groupon’s Mobile Customer Base Exceeds 200 Million

The Groupon app has reached 200 million mobile downloads, affording its Merchants increased exposure and steady customer growth. This post Groupon’s Mobile Customer Base Exceeds 200 Million first appeared on GrouponMerchant.
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Groupon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Groupon founded?

    Groupon was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Groupon key executives?

    Groupon's key executives are Rich Williams, Mike Randolfi and Colin Bodell.

  • How many employees does Groupon have?

    Groupon has 6,576 employees.

  • What is Groupon revenue?

    Latest Groupon annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is Groupon revenue per employee?

    Latest Groupon revenue per employee is $401 k.

  • Who are Groupon competitors?

    Competitors of Groupon include Meituan-Dianping, JOOR and DesiDime.

  • Where is Groupon headquarters?

    Groupon headquarters is located at 600 W Chicago Ave, Chicago.

  • Where are Groupon offices?

    Groupon has offices in Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Groupon have?

    Groupon has 5 offices.