Last $6.31 USD
Change Today -0.08 / -1.25%
Volume 9.2M
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As of 8:10 PM 07/29/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

groupon inc (GRPN) Snapshot

Open
$6.40
Previous Close
$6.39
Day High
$6.42
Day Low
$6.23
52 Week High
09/19/13 - $12.76
52 Week Low
05/7/14 - $5.18
Market Cap
4.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
11.0M
EPS TTM
$-0.11
Shares Outstanding
679.8M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
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Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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groupon inc (GRPN) Details

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount worldwide. It also offers deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. The company offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, home and garden, and automotive; deals on various product lines comprising electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, home, and apparel; features travel offers that include hotels, airfare, and package deals, which covers domestic and international travel; and tools, such as payments and credit card payment processing service, as well as point-of-sale solutions to merchants. It distributes its deals to customers through mobile applications and mobile browsers that enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices; Websites; emails that are targeted by location, purchase history, and personal preferences; and publishes its deals through various social networks. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. Groupon, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

11,283 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 2008

groupon inc (GRPN) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: --
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $617.5K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $675.0K
Strategic Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

groupon inc (GRPN) Key Developments

Groupon, Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

Groupon, Inc. announced the appointment of Ann Ziegler as an independent director, effective immediately. Ms. Ziegler's appointment expands the board to eight directors, six of whom are independent directors. Ms. Ziegler will be a member of the firm's Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. The company announced the appointment of Ann Ziegler, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CDW, Inc., as an independent director to the company's board of directors. Ms. Ziegler will be a member of the firm's Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Prior to joining CDW, Ms. Ziegler held a number of executive positions with Sara Lee, including finance, strategy and general management roles in both United States and international businesses. She also serves on the board of directors of Hanesbrands, Inc. Groupon also announced the appointment of Dane Drobny as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective July 7, 2014. Current General Counsel David Schellhase will remain with Groupon as a strategic advisor. Mr. Drobny was most recently Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sears Holdings Corporation.

Groupon, Inc. Unveils New Tablet-Based Platform

Groupon, Inc. has unveiled Gnome, a new tablet-based platform. The tablet will let merchants instantly recognize their Groupon customers as they enter their business, seamlessly redeem Groupons and save time and money with a simple point of-sale system and credit card payment processing service. Gnome will soon integrate with popular accounting software programs such as QuickBooks and Xero and offer a suite of customer relationship management tools, including the ability to customize marketing campaigns based on purchase history, share customer feedback via social media and respond to customer inquiries or comments. Gnome automatically redeems Groupons using Bluetooth technology or search for customers by name, Groupon barcode or voucher number. Customers no longer have to present a printed voucher or even show their mobile device. Everything local businesses need to operate more efficiently and deliver outstanding customer service-log cash transactions, accept credit and debit card payments, print or email receipts, calculate multiple tax rates, manage menu items, view transaction history and issue refunds. Gnome customizes marketing campaigns using customer purchase history and preferences. Gnome also lets merchants share customer feedback via Facebook and Twitter and enables one-click email response to solve customer service issues as they happen. Gnome integrates with popular accounting software programs Quickbooks and Xero, providing merchants with a convenient and hassle-free way to upload their sales data for bookkeeping and taxes. Gnome comes with preloaded menus and inventory lists for the most popular types of local businesses, enabling merchants to start running their systems within minutes; merchants can also add, scroll and search thousands of menu items. Additionally, Gnome will come with 24/7 live support and a payments service with competitive rates on credit card processing fees-backed by a low-price guarantee to save merchants money.

SolarCity and Groupon Offer First of its Kind Deal on Solar Power

Groupon and SolarCity have created the first online offer of its kind for solar power systems. Groupon will work with SolarCity to offer deals on solar systems in the Groupon marketplace. SolarCity makes it possible for many homeowners to pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility power. For a limited time, customers can benefit from additional savings with a deal from Groupon by paying $1 for $400 off home solar power. After purchasing solar deal on Groupon, homeowners will be contacted by SolarCity to schedule a consultation. If the homeowner decides to move forward with solar service, the discount will be applied. Homeowners can install their solar system at no additional cost and pay only for the power.

 

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