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Groupon
Groupon is an U.S. global eCommerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services. It allows users to browse and buy deals on their phones and redeem them using the screen as a coupon.
  • Tech Startups Laid Off 70K Since March

    July 8, 2020 No sector of the U.S economy has been spared from the economic fallout of COVID-19. But the ranks of tech startups have been devastated with the layoff of nearly 70,000 workers ...
  • Today In Payments: SMB Aid Running Out As Stalemate Continues; Food Delivery Apps Face Lawsuit

    April 14, 2020 In today’s top news, leaders on Capitol Hill have not agreed on a new coronavirus relief package, and food delivery apps are facing a lawsuit over alleged price gouging. Also, ...
  • Groupon Cuts 44 Pct Of Workforce

    April 13, 2020 Groupon Tries To Reach More Lucrative ConsumersAs the coronavirus pandemic continues, Groupon plans to lay off or furlough around 2,800 employees, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday (April 13), the ...
  • Groupon Names Interim CEO

    March 25, 2020 Cooper eCommerceGroupon‘s board of directors replaced CEO Rich Williams Wednesday (March 25), just a month after the eCommerce company posted a lackluster earnings report and vowed to retool its operations to ...
  • Groupon Doubles Down On Experience With Redeam Partnership

    March 2, 2020 GrouponExperiences marketplace Groupon is teaming up with tours and activities technology firm Redeam to expand local and global experiences, Groupon announced on Monday (March 2).  The partnership will link Redeam’s supplier network ...
  • Delivery Wars, B2B Payments, Cereal Makers Top This Week's News

    February 21, 2020 It’s the end of the workweek, and the PYMNTS Weekender is here to make sure you didn’t miss anything with the latest in payments and commerce news. We have deep dives ...
  • Today In Payments: NYC Taxi Commission Accused Of Fraud; Apple Considers Letting Users Change Default Apps

    February 21, 2020 Today in PaymentsIn today’s top payments news, the New York attorney general accused the Taxi and Limousine Commission of drastically inflating the price of taxi medallions, and Apple is debating letting users ...
  • The Life, Death And Rebirth Of The Daily Deal

    February 21, 2020 Groupon is out of the business of selling consumer goods — an announcement that followed yet another disappointing earnings run from the eCommerce firm. The news took both consumers and ...
  • Groupon To Stop Merchandise Sales And Concentrate On Experiences

    February 19, 2020 Groupon To Stop Merchandise SalesAs it faces a competitive retail market, Groupon Inc. intends to discontinue its sale of merchandise by the close of 2020. The firm plans to move from its current deal-focused ...
  • Groupon Gets New Activist Investor

    December 31, 2019 Richard Merage, the man who created Hot Pockets, disclosed stake that he bought in Groupon on Monday (Dec. 30). Merage and his company, MIG Capital, based in Newport Beach, California, ...
  • Groupon Teams With DerbySoft To Boost Its Travel Business

    September 25, 2019 GrouponGroupon is teaming up with travel supplier and distributor connector DerbySoft to work with more hotels and grow instant booking. The move paves the way for the Groupon Getaways travel business ...
  • Can Travel Get Groupon On A More Profitable Path?

    September 25, 2019 GrouponFounded over a decade ago, Groupon started its existence as one of a wave of flash sale sites that suddenly flooded that market in the early 2010s. The flash sale ...
  • Top News In Payments: R3 Works With Mastercard On Blockchain Tech; Uber Pushes Back On California Law

    September 12, 2019 Top News In PaymentsToday in the payments news roundup, R3, an enterprise software provider, is collaborating with Mastercard to establish a blockchain cross-border payments solution. Also, Uber will reportedly fight the recent passage ...
  • Groupon Said To Be Pondering Yelp Acquisition

    September 12, 2019 groupon-yelp-acquisition-shareholdersOn the heels of shareholder restlessness, Groupon is considering acquiring another company — and insiders think Yelp could be the target, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (Sept. 12). “It ...
  • Digital Players Seek To Provide More Healthcare Discounts

    September 10, 2019 healthcare costsDigital technology and the digital ecosystem are helping to drive discount programs for healthcare, a trend that promises to gain even more traction in the 2020s. Even so, the jury ...
  • Groupon’s Discount Medical Scans Raises Controversy

    September 6, 2019 Groupon Offers Discounted Medical ScansGroupon is selling body scans and ultrasounds in a move that highlights the state of modern healthcare, according to a report by NPR. “Whether or not a person may philosophically agree ...
  • Activist Investors Circle As Groupon Stock Slumps

    September 2, 2019 groupon, stock, valuation, active investorsActivist investors are closing in on Groupon as its stock plummeted to less than $3 a share, and its chief financial officer, Michael Randolfi, resigned, The Wall Street Journal reported ...
  • Groupon’s CFO Resigns

    August 23, 2019 Groupon’s chief financial officer has stepped down. The Chicago-based company revealed that CFO Michael Randolfi, who has been with the company since 2016, is resigning, effective Friday (Aug. 23), to pursue ...
  • Groupon Tries To Reach A More Lucrative Consumer Base

    August 12, 2019 Groupon Tries To Reach More Lucrative ConsumersHey, did you hear about Groupon? When was the last time anyone said that to you? No offense against Groupon, the relatively longstanding online discount provider, but the spotlight hasn’t been shining ...
  • Groupon Buys AI Tool To Offer Text, Chat Bookings

    August 8, 2019 Groupon Has Acquired Presence AI For User MessagingGroupon has acquired an AI-driven voice and text messaging tool called Presence AI, according to a press release. The tool is meant to enhance a customer’s ability to communicate with a ...
  • Groupon Debuts Membership Program

    August 7, 2019 Groupon Tries To Reach More Lucrative ConsumersGroupon has announced an additional discount program called Groupon Select, according to a news release. The program benefits include an extra 25 percent discount on local deals, an extra 15 percent ...
  • Groupon Does Card Linked Deal With Prodege

    July 9, 2019 Groupon Partners With Prodege To Offer Payment Card RewardsGroupon has entered into a distribution partnership with internet and media company Prodege, with the aim of Prodege providing its customer base with more money-saving and rewards-earning opportunities by accessing ...
  • Groupon Co-founder Snags $200M For Genomic Testing Company

    June 3, 2019 Groupon Co-founder Eric Lefkofsky’s new company has raised another $200 million in funding. Tempus announced the new financing at a value of $3.1 billion. Founded in 2015, the company has raised ...
  • Online Liquidation Enjoys Fresh Growth As More Consumers Embrace Returns

    January 24, 2019 online liquidation retailIf you are the gambling or adventurous type, and have a few thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket or purse, Amazon has a proposition for you. For at least ...
  • Groupon: Most Americans To Start Shopping On Thanksgiving Morning

    November 22, 2018 A new survey has found that most people plan to begin their holiday shopping well before their turkey dinner — 7:16 a.m. EST on Thanksgiving Day to be exact. According to Groupon‘s second ...
  • Groupon Reports Wider Q2 Loss As It Focuses On Evolving Business Model

    August 3, 2018 Groupon reported a wider-than-expected loss during the second quarter, as it continued its efforts to restructure its core voucher-based business model and expand its international business. The company missed Wall Street ...
  • Five At Five: Facebook Hit By GDPR On Monthly Users

    July 30, 2018 GDPRWelcome to the Five at Five, your late look at the payments and commerce news of the day. Coverage includes Facebook getting hit by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ...
  • IBM Wins $83M In Patent Infringement Suit Against Groupon

    July 30, 2018 International Business Machines was awarded an $83 million judgment in a patent court case lodged against daily deal website operator Groupon. Reuters, citing court proceedings late last week, reported that a ...
  • IBM Wants $167M From Groupon In Patent Infringement Case

    July 17, 2018 International Business Machines is seeking $167 million from Groupon, contending in a lawsuit that the daily deal website operator used IBM’s patented technology without its approval. Reuters, citing a lawsuit, reported ...
  • Groupon Says It Wants To Be Bought

    July 9, 2018 Groupon, the daily deal website operator, is reportedly looking for a buyer and has been reaching out to potential buyers. According to a report in Recode citing two people briefed on the ...
  • Groupon And Grubhub Kick Off Partnership In Chicago

    May 8, 2018 Hungry consumers in Chicago now can take part in the latest expansion of online food delivery programs. Groupon announced news on Tuesday (May 8) that its new “delivery partnership” with Grubhub ...
  • Five At Five: Walmart Wins A Majority Stake In Flipkart

    May 7, 2018 IndiaWelcome to Five at Five, your late look at some of the freshest payments news of the day. Today’s stories include Walmart’s investment in Indian eCommerce operator Flipkart. Other items ...
  • Groupon Rolls Out Restaurant Deals For American Express Members

    May 7, 2018 To provide consumers with more ways to save money at neighborhood restaurants, Groupon has added American Express to its Groupon+ platform. The free-to-claim, cash-back deals program is now available in about ...
  • Groupon Buys Company Behind Vouchercloud, Giftcloud

    May 1, 2018 Groupon, the deal website operator, announced news on Tuesday (May 1) that is buying Cloud Savings Company, the parent company of online discount code platform Vouchercloud and brand loyalty provider Giftcloud. In ...
  • UPS Rolls Out My Choice Deals Program

    April 19, 2018 UPSIn an effort to generate revenue directly through the products it delivers to consumers, the United Parcel Service (UPS) is launching a loyalty discount program. UPS My Choice Deals offers discounts ...
  • Is Delivery QSR’s Groupon Redux?

    February 23, 2018 Getting customers through restaurants’ doors and getting restaurants through customers’ doors are two very different things. One can lead a business to succeed, even thrive, while the other can spell ...
  • Groupon Ends Third Quarter With 49.1M Active Customers

    November 2, 2017 Groupon, the daily deal website operator, reported third-quarter earnings that showed an uptick in users in the three-month period ending in September. In a press release announcing the results on Wednesday ...
  • Why Deals Don’t Drive Loyalty

    October 27, 2017 The selling point for Cheers was never the food; it was the fact that everybody knew your name. Talking the loyalty talk doesn’t inspire consumers to stick with a brand. Retailers, ...
  • Groupon Partners With Points To Launch Loyalty Commerce Initiative

    October 26, 2017 Points, the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, announced a partnership with Groupon to supply new loyalty offers to its extensive user base. When Groupon’s U.S. users make a purchase, they ...
  • One Food-Ordering App To Rule Them All

    October 17, 2017 Grubhub isn’t just about hungry people. It’s a hungry brand, gobbling up three different food delivery competitors in the last quarter alone: Boston-based Foodler, Groupon’s OrderUp and most recently, Yelp’s ...