CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groupon (http://www.groupon.com) continues the expansion of its location-based deals platform, Groupon Now!™ (http://www.groupon.com/now) with launches in Orlando, Raleigh, St. Louis and Toronto this week, bringing the total markets Groupon Now! serves to 24.
Unlike traditional Groupon deals that are purchased for future use, Groupon Now! is an easy way to explore your neighborhood and save money on anything you need right now: somewhere to eat, something fun to do or a way to pamper yourself, among others. Groupon Now! deals are redeemed immediately and good for a limited period of time. To use Groupon Now!, customers simply launch the Groupon mobile app or enter a location on the Groupon Now! landing page (http://www.groupon.com/now) to browse unbeatable deals on everything from lunch options to retail stores in their area. Merchants use Groupon Now! to attract extra customers in the hours they need them most, managing the flow of business in real time.
“Groupon Now! drives business to local merchants at the time that’s most convenient for them while helping shoppers across the country discover their city whenever they have some free time,” said Dan Roarty, VP of Groupon Now! “We’re excited to watch Groupon Now! become a part of people’s daily routines as it expands to a growing number of markets nationwide.”
Orlando, Raleigh, St. Louis and Toronto residents join Groupon subscribers in 20 other North American markets including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York City who currently enjoy Groupon Now! deals. Customers already using the Groupon app can download the updated version for full access to Groupon Now! To download the free Groupon app featuring Groupon Now!, visit the iPhone App Store or the Android Marketplace. For more information on Groupon’s mobile services, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in 43 countries around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer huge discounts and provide a win-win for business and consumers, delivering more than 1,000 daily deals globally. To subscribe for the best deals in your city, visit http://www.groupon.com. To learn how to become a featured business, visit http://www.grouponworks.com.