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)
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 Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto 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 (Q3, 2018)

592.9m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

306.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

51.6%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

47.2m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

53.0m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

1.8b

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

3.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

572.4m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $1.8 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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

Financial Leverage

4.2 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

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…

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…
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Groupon Blogs

Paige Borrelli – Divisional Sales Manager

The post Paige Borrelli – Divisional Sales Manager appeared first on Groupon People.

Miguel Ortiz – Risk Compliance Lead in Warsaw

The post Miguel Ortiz – Risk Compliance Lead in Warsaw appeared first on Groupon People.

Groupon Engineering Sponsors and Attends 2018 Dublin’s Women in Tech Conference

The post Groupon Engineering Sponsors and Attends 2018 Dublin’s Women in Tech Conference appeared first on Groupon People.

Building Machine Learning Based Products at Scale by Laura Hamilton

The post Building Machine Learning Based Products at Scale by Laura Hamilton appeared first on Groupon People.
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Groupon Company Life and Culture

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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 6,672 employees.

  • What is Groupon revenue?

    Latest Groupon annual revenue is $2.8 b.

  • What is Groupon revenue per employee?

    Latest Groupon revenue per employee is $426.2 k.

  • Who are Groupon competitors?

    Competitors of Groupon include Meituan-Dianping, DesiDime and Gift Card Granny.

  • Where is Groupon headquarters?

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