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Groupon is a company that operates an online commerce platform connecting merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. The platform provides deals in various categories, including events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, food and drink, home and garden, and automotive. The company enables real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events.

TypePublic
Founded2008
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitegroupon.com
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)6,345(-3%)
Job Openings190
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.4 B(-36%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$46.7(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Groupon

Aaron Cooper

Aaron Cooper

Interim CEO
Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky

Director
John Higgingson

John Higgingson

Chief Technology Officer
Theodore Leonsis

Theodore Leonsis

Chairman
Martha Szatkowski

Martha Szatkowski

Senior Director, Global Risk in San Francisco
Melissa Thomas

Melissa Thomas

Chief Financial Officer
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Groupon Office Locations

Groupon has offices in Chicago, Madrid and London
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
600 W Chicago Ave, Suite RW4
Madrid, ES
Paseo de la Castellana, 79
London, GB
Seal House, 1 Swan Ln
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Groupon Financials and Metrics

Groupon Revenue

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Groupon's revenue was reported to be $1.42 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

677.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

47.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(286.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(277.1m)

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

1.3b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

46.7

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

850.6m

EV

1.0b
Groupon's current market capitalization is $1.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.2b3.1b3.1b2.8b2.6b2.2b1.4b

Revenue growth, %

24%(2%)1%(10%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.8b1.5b1.3b1.0b739.6m

Gross profit

1.8b1.6b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.2b677.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.1b853.4m880.1m841.0m750.9m850.6m

Accounts Receivable

105.2m68.2m86.7m98.3m69.5m55.0m43.0m

Prepaid Expenses

208.0m153.7m113.4m94.0m88.1m82.1m40.4m

Current Assets

1.4b1.1b1.1b1.1b998.6m887.9m934.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(279.4k)(54.8m)(88.9m)(63.9m)33.7m(205.9m)(26.6m)2.0m(11.7m)(286.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

32.1k55.8m89.4m144.9m133.0m137.7m137.8m115.8m91.4m87.5m

Accounts Payable

(21.0k)18.7m(31.3m)(11.9m)8.6m3.2m(199.0k)5.8m(17.4m)11.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

290.4k266.8m218.4m288.8m254.9m117.1m135.1m190.9m71.3m(63.6m)
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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

47.7 m52.17 m48.5 m

Customers (North America)

31.2 m31.6 m

Markets

15
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Groupon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Presence AIAugust 08, 2019
LivingSocialOctober 26, 2016

Groupon Revenue Breakdown

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

Human Capital Metrics

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Groupon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Groupon Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Groupon Online and Social Media Presence

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Groupon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    67/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Groupon Blogs

Business Jargon: 10 Confusing Buzzwords Explained and Made Simple

Have business buzzwords got you scratching your head? Learn what they mean and some simpler alternatives, with our guide to business jargon – explained.

How to Stay Agile When Re-Opening Your Business After COVID

Preparing to re-open your company post-COVID? Discover our top tips on becoming an agile business – and stay one step ahead of the competition.

What Not to Do When Starting a Business: 5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make in the First Three Years

Find out some of the most common business mistakes made by new entrepreneurs – and learn how you can avoid falling into these traps with our useful guide.

Get Your Business Summer-Ready

Get your company primed for relaunch with our top tips to encourage customers to come back – ready for a summer of top service, spending, and more.

Sabir Chowdhury – Software Engineering Director

The post Sabir Chowdhury – Software Engineering Director appeared first on Groupon People.

Post-Pandemic Hiring – Top Tips for Rebuilding Your Team

Check out our advice: Use video interviews to hire more efficiently  Recruit temporary/contract workers  Ensure your recruitment drive is targeted in the right places Use the reach of social media  Offer a competitive salary package Boost the sense of job security Provide a benefits package Take adv…
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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 Aaron Cooper, Eric Lefkofsky and John Higgingson.

  • How many employees does Groupon have?

    Groupon has 6,345 employees.

  • What is Groupon revenue?

    Latest Groupon annual revenue is $1.4 b.

  • What is Groupon revenue per employee?

    Latest Groupon revenue per employee is $223.3 k.

  • Who are Groupon competitors?

    Competitors of Groupon include eBay, Meituan and Goxip.

  • Where is Groupon headquarters?

    Groupon headquarters is located at 600 W Chicago Ave, Suite RW4, Chicago.

  • Where are Groupon offices?

    Groupon has offices in Chicago, Madrid and London.

  • How many offices does Groupon have?

    Groupon has 3 offices.