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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-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)6,345(-3%)
Job Openings197
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.4 B(-36%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$23.8(-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
Jill Balis

Jill Balis

Chief Marketing 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 (Q1, 2021)

263.8m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

167.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

63.3%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

14.4m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(1.2m)

Market capitalization (1-Sept-2021)

702.7m

Closing stock price (1-Sept-2021)

23.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

676.8m

EV

567.9m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $702.7 m.
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

87/100

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Groupon Online and Social Media Presence

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Groupon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    C

    65/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Groupon News and Updates

American Green (OTC:ERBB) Confirms the Launching of Its CBD and Hemp Products with Groupon Nationwide in September

Phoenix, AZ - (NewMediaWire) - August 27, 2021 - Today American Green (ERBB:OTC) announced that it will be expanding its E-commerce presence by launching on Groupon.com.  American Green’s premium CBD and Hemp products will be able to be purchased with vouchers located on the Groupon.com platfor…

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Groupon Taps FCB to Position the Company with Consumers and Merchants as the Destination for Local Experiences

New brand campaign to leverage the company’s expanded inventory offerings and improved value proposition New brand campaign to leverage the company’s expanded inventory offerings and improved value proposition

User Stories Highlight Percona Live ONLINE Conference with Speakers from Fiserv, Groupon, LinkedIn, Uber, Venmo

Durham, NC – April 29, 2021 – The slate of speakers for the Percona Live ONLINE Open Source Database Conference 2021 includes those from leading companies dealing with the challenges of scaling their businesses to handle increasing numbers of customers and volume of data while maintaining high level…

Groupon plans $200 million convertible debt offering, to help pay off other convertible debt

Groupon Inc. said Monday it plans to over $200 million in convertible debt due 2026 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers. The notes will be convertible into cash, Groupon common shares or a combination of both, at the online-deal company's choice. The interest rate and initial co…

IBanFirst appoints former Groupon director as chief revenue officer

Global financial services provider iBanFirst, delivering solutions across banking borders, announces the appointment of former Groupon Sales Operations Director and M&A banking specialist, Grégoire Andrieu-Guitrancourt, as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
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Groupon Blogs

Groupon Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Groupon is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing Hispanic and Latinx businesses, hosting panel discussions about their business needs, and more.

Business Tips for Growing Your Brand on Instagram

Boost your social media and make the most of your account with these top business tips for using Instagram. Learn how to grow your following today.

How to Establish Your Brand’s Tone of Voice

Brand tone of voice speaks volumes about your business. Get advice on how to talk to customers and get them engaged in your company’s message.

How to Run an Internship Program That Benefits Everyone

Learn how to successfully set up and manage an internship program with this extensive internship guide. Check out our tips to ensure it’s a win-win all round.

How to Open an Escape Room Business

Starting an escape room business is an exciting venture for any entrepreneur. Find out the key steps you need to take to open your very own escape room.

Using TikTok for Business – Essential Marketing Tips and Guide

Eight tips for TikTok marketing: Utilize Trends Create a Branded Challenge Play the Algorithm Collaborate with Influencers Be Authentic, Honest and to the Point Engage with the TikTok Community Tell a Story Keep it Fun It’s the bold social media platform taking the world by storm. And with 100 milli…
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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 QVC, eBay and Meituan.

  • 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.