FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groupon (http://www.groupon.com), a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best local goods, services and cultural events in more than 250 markets around the world, expands its Florida presence with the recent launches of Groupon Fort Lauderdale and Groupon Palm Beach.
“Groupon continues to expand the reach of social commerce,” said Rob Solomon, Groupon president and chief operating officer. “We're excited about bringing our new Florida subscribers great deals from the best businesses in their cities while creating new streams of revenue for these local merchants.”
Using the principles of collective buying, Groupon negotiates unprecedented discounts with popular businesses. Groupon subscribers get free daily emails alerting them to the deals. The deals are activated only when a minimum number of people agree to buy, encouraging subscribers to share the promotion with family and friends. By guaranteeing a large number of new customers, Groupon has created a powerful new marketing vehicle for local merchants. This innovative approach to e-commerce has brought millions of dollars in new revenue to local businesses while saving more than $560 million for subscribers across North America.
“Groupon brings buyers and sellers together in a fun and collaborative way,” said Solomon. “We offer the consumer a great deal they can’t get anywhere else and deliver the sales directly to the merchant.”
Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach consumers join Florida subscribers in Miami, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa who currently enjoy Groupon deals.
Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 250 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering nearly 200 deals daily throughout the United States and Canada. 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.