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Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To ‘Freebies’ Category

Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To ‘Freebies’ Category

By Chris Crum April 11, 2014

Groupon is now providing in-store coupons in its Freebies offering, giving retailers another way to drive traffic to their stores. The company says it’s “providing national retailers with a programmatic way to reach millions of potential customers with targeted promotions …

Groupon Launches Self-Serve Deal Builder Groupon Launches Self-Serve Deal Builder

Groupon announced the launch of Deal Builder, a new self-service platform for merchants to (yep, you guessed it) build their own deals. As a Groupon spokesman explains, Deal Builder “guides merchants through a simple process and enables them to choose …

Groupon Expands 'Getaways' With 20,000 New Hotels Groupon Expands 'Getaways' With 20,000 New Hotels

Groupon announced a major expansion of its Groupon Getaways offering today with the addition of 20 thousand new hotels around the world. Groupon Getaways first launched in 2011 as a partnership with Expedia, but recently launched this expansion in pilot. …

Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired fashion retailer ideeli for $43 million in cash. The purchase, Groupon says, will extend its presence in fashion and apparel. “These types of offers have been very popular with Groupon customers, and …

Groupon Now Officially Owns Ticket Monster Groupon Now Officially Owns Ticket Monster

Groupon announced an agreement to acquire LivingSocial’s Ticket Monster when it reported its Q3 earnings in November. On Friday, Groupon announced that it has closed the acquisition. Groupon paid $260 million in cash and stock for the Korean ticketing company. …

Groupon Introduces The 'Grouponvelope' Groupon Introduces The 'Grouponvelope'

Groupon announced the launch of two new holiday gifting features for local businesses: the Grouponvelope and the digital gift voucher. “We’re giving local merchants who do not have a gift card program the ability to reach millions of customers looking …

Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon
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It’s been a rough year for SeaWorld – at least in terms of press. Back in January, a documentary called Blackfish premiered at Sundance and caught fire. That documentary focused on Tilikum, an orca residing at SeaWorld, Orlando, and condemned …

Groupon's Answer To Amazon's Drones Groupon's Answer To Amazon's Drones
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Groupon has a new internal video it has passed along to us, which discusses the company’s answer to Amazon Prime Air. “While other companies drone on about their risky, experimental new methods of package delivery, only Groupon is looking forward…by …

Groupon Claims The Kidz Club Never Happened Groupon Claims The Kidz Club Never Happened

Last year, Groupon attempted to branch out and appeal to a younger market with the Groupon Kidz Club. It was bizarre to say the least, but it slowly wormed its way into our hearts with a cast of ridiculous characters, …

Groupon Is Giving Away $100 Million In Groupon Bucks Groupon Is Giving Away $100 Million In Groupon Bucks

Groupon announced on Tuesday that it’s giving users $100 million in Groupon Bucks (spread among “tens of millions” of subscribers). Some lucky users will get up to $5,000 worth, and one will even get $25,000 worth. This can be used …

Groupon Refuses To Fix False Deal Until It's Over Groupon Refuses To Fix False Deal Until It's Over

Update: A Groupon spokesperson has now told us, “We have paused the deal, fixed the name and also contacted Google in order to de-index the link from search results (which typically takes 1-2 business days to process).” It’s getting to …

Groupon Posts Q3 Results, Acquires Ticket Monster Groupon Posts Q3 Results, Acquires Ticket Monster

Groupon just released its earnings report for the third quarter, and announced an agreement to acquire Ticket Monster from its rival LivingSocial for $260 million cash and stock. Revenue was up 5% year over year at $595.1 million. Gross profit …

Groupon Launches Major Redesign (Site & Apps) Groupon Launches Major Redesign (Site & Apps)

Groupon has launched big redesigns for its website and mobile apps. The company hopes the changes will make it easier for users to shop for deals. “The latest versions of the website and mobile apps make it simple for customers …

Groupon Appoints Shutterfly CEO As New Director Groupon Appoints Shutterfly CEO As New Director
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Groupon announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Shutterfly president and CEO Jeffrey Housenbold to its Board of Directors. He has led Shutterfly since January of 2005. Before that, he worked at eBay in various roles like Vice President of …

Groupon's Breadcrumb Gets New CRM Features Groupon's Breadcrumb Gets New CRM Features

At Money2020, Groupon announced a new update to its Breadcrumb POS app, adding some CRM and employee management features. A new CRM feature lets businesses track customers and learn more about them, while storing their contact info and analyzing purchase …

Groupon Continues To Revamp Its Leadership Team Groupon Continues To Revamp Its Leadership Team
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Groupon continues to make big changes in its high-level executive offices. Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason earlier this year. He was replaced by Eric Lefkofsky (pictured). Today, Groupon announced that it has appointed four new executives. Robbie Schwietzer is the …

Blink Becomes 'Blink By Groupon' Blink Becomes 'Blink By Groupon'

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired Blink a “last-minute” travel app from Europe, which lets users find deals on same-day hotel bookings. “Based in Madrid, Blink works with more than 2,000 hotel partners in eight European countries, and …