CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN)(http://www.groupon.com) today opened its Groupon Goods Fulfillment Center in Hebron, Ky., with a ribbon-cutting event attended by CEO Eric Lefkofsky, Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson, U.S. Representative Thomas Massie and other local dignitaries. The event also included the 100 member Beechwood High School Marching Band, who performed during the ceremony, the Kentucky Army National Guard color guard and 50 new employees from the warehouse.
The warehouse is the primary fulfillment center for Groupon’s growing Goods business. Launched in 2011, Groupon Goods now accounts for more than $1.7 billion in annualized billings and serves as a world-class destination for quality brand name products.
“With its thriving workforce and vibrant community, Northern Kentucky is an ideal location for our new Groupon Goods Fulfillment Center,” said Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky. “Opening Groupon’s first warehouse here will help us better serve our customers, and we look forward to being a part of this great community.”
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deals, payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com. To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.