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.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Chicago, US
Founded
2008
Size (employees)
8,323 (est)
Groupon was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People 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 offices in Chicago, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seattle and in 1 other location
Chicago, US (HQ)
600 W. Chicago Avenue
Madrid, ES
Paseo Castellana 79
Seattle, US
505 5th Avenue South
San Francisco, US
225 Bush St.
Palo Alto, US
3101 Park Blvd.

Groupon Data and Metrics

Groupon Financial Metrics

Groupon's revenue was reported to be $3.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.1 b

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

1%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

43%

Net income (FY, 2016)

(183.3 m)

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

2.4 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

853.4 m
Groupon's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

45%10%24%(2%)1%

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

Cash

118.8 m1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b853.4 m
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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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LivingSocialOctober 26, 2016

Groupon Market Value History

Groupon's employees are reported to be approximately 47% female and 53% male.

Groupon Median Salaries

Source: 614 public H-1B filings from Groupon
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Traffic Overview of Groupon

Groupon Online and Social Media Presence

Groupon News and Updates

Groupon debuts Groupon+, voucherless meal deals with Visa and Mastercard

 Restaurant deals are some of the most popular offers on Groupon, the platform that lets you buy discounted experiences and goods from retailers near you. Today, the company is launching a new service to help promote that vertical more. Groupon+, as it is called, will let people use Groupon meal dea…

Groupon and Grubhub join forces to get you hooked on food delivery

Groupon is digging into food delivery.  SEE ALSO: 10 weird GrubHub requests from people who don't know how GrubHub works Known for offering discounts at restaurants and yoga studios, the company is partnering with food delivery app Grubhub.  Groupon customers will now be able to order food from …

Groupon shares bomb as profits miss expectations

Shares in voucher website Groupon plummeted more than 15 per cent in early trading in New York after it unveiled a first-quarter loss. The site, best known for its tireless efforts to popularise fish pedicures, said revenues in the first quarter had fallen to $673.6m, well short of analyst expect…

Groupon shares drop on Q1 revenue miss, shutters businesses in 11 more markets

 Groupon — the once-dominant daily deals business that has more recently tried to shift to other kinds of local commerce — today reported first-quarter earnings that pointed to a company still in transition — or struggling to turn itself around more successfully, depending on how you look at it. Dra…

Groupon sells Singaporean business as global presence dwindles

Former daily deals giant Groupon is continuing its great global slimming-down program with the news that it’s selling its Singapore business to Fave, an online-to-offline (O2O) ecommerce company operating in Southeast Asia. Fave Group, formerly KFit Group, initially launched in April 2015 as a platf…

KFit buys Groupon Singapore to continue its pivot to e-commerce

 Subscription gym startup KFit has continued to morph into Groupon after it acquired the third country business from the group-buying giant in Southeast Asia. Today it announced that Fave, KFit’s e-commerce offshoot, has acquired Groupon Singapore. KFit acquired Groupon Indonesia and Groupon Malaysi…
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