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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, US
Websitegroupon.com
Culture scoreC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)6,345(-3%)
Job Openings25
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.2 B(-15%)
Share Price (May 2020)$1.3 (+9%)

Key People/Management at Groupon

Aaron Cooper

Aaron Cooper

Interim CEO
Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky

Chairman
Alison Allgor

Alison Allgor

Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Theodore Leonsis

Theodore Leonsis

Director
Craig Rowley

Craig Rowley

Chief Marketing Officer
Barbara Weisz

Barbara Weisz

Senior Vice President & Interim Head of International
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Groupon Office Locations

Groupon has offices in Chicago, Madrid and London
Chicago, 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 $2.22 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

2.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

1.2b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

53.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(22.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

39.8m

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

724.1m

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

1.3

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

750.9m

EV

298.4m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $724.1 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.8b1.5b1.3b1.0b

Gross profit

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

290.4k266.8m218.4m288.8m254.9m117.1m135.1m190.9m71.3m
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

7.5 x

EV/CFO

4.2 x

Revenue/Employee

349.7k

Financial Leverage

4 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

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Groupon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    68/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Groupon News and Updates

GROUPON DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In Groupon, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Groupon, Inc. ("Groupon" or the "Company") of the June 29, 2020 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed...

Groupon to lay off or furlough 2,800 employees, as business ‘deteriorated’ from COVID-19 pandemic

Shares of Groupon Inc. dropped Monday, after the online-deal company said it expects to lay off or furlough more than 40% of its staff, as the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a “material deterioration” of its business.

Groupon stock gains ground after 'poison pill' adopted

Groupon Inc. said Monday it has adopted a shareholder rights plan, also known as a "poison pill," given the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on its stock price. The rights plan, which will expire in March 2021, will be exercisable if an investor or investor group becomes a beneficial owner…

Groupon axes CEO and COO as company looks to mount a recovery during a crisis

While plenty of tech stocks have seen their market caps dive in the past month, Groupon has taken a harder hit than most. The company’s share price has dropped more than 70% in the past five weeks. The reckoning came for Groupon’s leadership today with both CEO Rich Williams and COO Steve Krenzer ou…

Groupon shares dip on upper-management changes for CEO, COO

Groupon Inc. shares slipped 1.5% on Wednesday after the online marketplace announced its chief executive and chief operating officer are leaving. Aaron Cooper, Groupon's president of North America, has been appointed interim CEO by the company's board of directors to replace Rich Williams. COO Stev…
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Groupon Blogs

Managing Inventory After Unexpected Changes in Demand

Adapt to changing demand by efficiently managing inventory in any conditions. Good supply chain strategies help you handle unexpected events. This post Managing Inventory After Unexpected Changes in Demand first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

Catch the Replay | A Conversation with Alvéole

Last summer, our Social Responsibility team partnered with Canadian nonprofit, Alvéole, to enlist 50,000 bees to work in a hive located on the roof of Groupon’s HQ office in Chicago. The bees have helped strengthen the region’s bee population, pollinate local flora and produce up...

7 Things to Include in Your Post-Coronavirus Marketing Plan

Various states are already starting phased openings after coronavirus shutdowns. Find out what you need to include in your post-coronavirus marketing plans. This post 7 Things to Include in Your Post-Coronavirus Marketing Plan first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

Using Consumer Trend Data to Plan Your COVID-19 Recovery

Markets are reopening, but will customers feel safe returning? How long will they delay activities? Groupon's CCO presents data and recommendations. This post Using Consumer Trend Data to Plan Your COVID-19 Recovery first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

Merchant Spotlight: Hot Yoga of Mill Creek Leads Virtual Yoga Sessions

Hot Yoga of Mill Creek has risen to the challenge of social distancing by hosting twice-daily virtual classes, including one for Groupon employees. This post Merchant Spotlight: Hot Yoga of Mill Creek Leads Virtual Yoga Sessions first appeared on GrouponMerchant.

New Groupon Survey Finds the Average Person Has Gained 7 Pounds During Quarantine

More than half of people surveyed said they had more aches and pains as a result of less physical activity and working at a non-traditional work space CHICAGO – Getting regular exercise has proven to be a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a new survey from Groupon. …
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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 Alison Allgor.

  • How many employees does Groupon have?

    Groupon has 6,345 employees.

  • What is Groupon revenue?

    Latest Groupon annual revenue is $2.2 b.

  • What is Groupon revenue per employee?

    Latest Groupon revenue per employee is $349.7 k.

  • Who are Groupon competitors?

    Competitors of Groupon include Meituan-Dianping, eBay and Fashor.

  • 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.