CHICAGO--(www.groupon.com), a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best local goods, services and cultural events in more than 300 markets around the world, announces a distribution partnership with Yahoo! to bring local Groupon deals to Yahoo! users on a global scale.)--Groupon (
“As content and advertising intersect online, our partnership with Groupon is one more great way that we’re making the digital world more personal for our more than 600 million users—connecting them with the local offers that help them better enjoy the world around them.”
Starting today, Groupon deals will be integrated through Yahoo!’s new Local Offers program. Groupon deals will initially have a presence on Yahoo! in the U.S., and soon, internationally. This program will leverage Groupon’s breadth and depth of daily deals and Yahoo!’s scale and targeting capabilities in order to bring the most relevant and useful deals to all Yahoo! users.
“This partnership highlights Groupon’s success in building a deep, global platform around local deals as we currently serve over 29 million subscribers in 31 countries,” said Rob Solomon, President and Chief Operating Officer of Groupon. “We’re excited to bring our unbeatable local offers to new users worldwide while providing Groupon merchants with this new platform of awareness and growth.”
“Yahoo! is delivering technology at scale that connects people to the things that matter most to them with fresh and engaging experiences,” said Blake Irving, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer. “As content and advertising intersect online, our partnership with Groupon is one more great way that we’re making the digital world more personal for our more than 600 million users—connecting them with the local offers that help them better enjoy the world around them.”
Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 400 daily deals globally. For more information, visit http://www.groupon.com.
To get Groupon’s daily free email for the best in your city, subscribe at http://www.groupon.com.
For more information on Groupon apps for the iPhone and Android, visit http://www.groupon.com/mobile.
To learn more on how to become a featured business on Groupon, visit http://www.grouponworks.com.