CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Groupon (www.groupon.com) (NASDAQ: GRPN), which aims to become the daily habit in local commerce by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods, unveiled that its previously announced strategic delivery partnership with Grubhub (www.grubhub.com) (NYSE: GRUB), the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, is now live in Chicago. Once the integration between the two companies is fully completed, Groupon users will have the ability to place delivery or pickup orders from Grubhub’s network of tens of thousands of nationwide restaurant partners across the country.
“Our customers have a demonstrated desire for delivery options on Groupon. By partnering with the premier online pickup and delivery marketplace in Grubhub, we're able to add their amazing restaurant roster to our strong local food and drink inventory,” said Gene McKenna, Groupon’s vice president and general manager of food and drink. “Turning Groupon into a daily utility for our customers means having relevant, transactable inventory for every local need and food delivery fills an important space in our marketplace”
The full ordering integration between Groupon and Grubhub is expected to be finished over the course of the year. Other recent marketplace partnerships announced by Groupon include: Viator - tours and activities, Universal Orlando Resort Theme Parks - online ticketing, ParkWhiz - parking and CourseHorse - local classes.
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is building the daily habit in local commerce, offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer.
Groupon is redefining how small businesses attract and retain customers by providing them with customizable and scalable marketing tools and services to profitably grow their businesses.
To download Groupon's top-rated mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile. To search for great deals or 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.groupon.com/merchant.