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.
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
8,323 (est)
Groupon was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, US
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Key People/Management at Groupon

Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky

Co-Founder & CEO
Rich Williams

Rich Williams

Chief Operating Officer
Brad Keywell

Brad Keywell

Co-Founder and Director
Jason Harinstein

Jason Harinstein

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Groupon Office Locations

Groupon has an office in Madrid, Chicago, Palo Alto, San Francisco 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 Financials

Groupon's revenue was reported to be $3.14 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(183.3 m)

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

2.6 b

Cash (2-Feb-2018)

853.4 m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.6 b2.3 b2.6 b3.2 b3.1 b3.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

15.1 m421.2 m840.1 m1.4 b1.5 b1.8 b

Gross profit

1.6 b1.9 b1.7 b1.8 b1.6 b1.4 b
usdY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


118.8 m1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b853.4 m
USDY, 2016


377.7 k
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Groupon Operating Metrics

Groupon's Customers was reported to be 48.5 m in May, 2017.
Feb, 2016Feb, 2017May, 2017


47.70 m52.17 m48.50 m

Customers (North America)

31.20 m31.60 m


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Groupon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LivingSocial (1 k)October 26, 2016
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Groupon News and Updates

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Australian import has big plans for UK after confirming distribution agreement

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Groupon Reports Profit on Its Q3 Earnings Report

The company met Wall Street forecasts.

Groupon’s billionaire cofounder Eric Lefkofsky just raised $70 million for his new company

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