Groupon Goods Gets Gooder with Free Shipping, Free Returns and First-Ever Holiday and Toy Catalogs

  Groupon Goods Gets Gooder with Free Shipping, Free Returns and First-Ever
  Holiday and Toy Catalogs

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- November 12, 2012

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) ( today announces free shipping
and free returns from Groupon Goods, the company’s goods channel that offers
surprising and useful items at an unbelievable discount. In addition, Groupon
Goods launches its first holiday catalog, featuring great deals on gifts for
Him, Her, Them, You, Those Guys Over There and It, as well as Groupon Goods’
toy catalog, stuffed to the brim with must-have toys for kids of all ages.

Groupon Goods purchases over $15 and weighing less than an electric fireplace
or a 4’ X 12’ sheet of drywall (i.e., 150 lbs.) come with free shipping. Also,
returns weighing less than 150 lbs. can be shipped back to Groupon Goods for
free via the convenient Online Return Center.

“The holidays are a time for giving but no one wants to give half their budget
to pay for shipping,” said Faisal Masud, head of Groupon Goods. “We’re happy
to alleviate some stress and help shoppers stretch their dollars with the
debut of free shipping for purchases over $15, just in time for gifting

The new toy catalog can be found at, and the
overall holiday catalog can be found at: The catalogs will be refreshed with new
deals on Nov. 16 and will be live through Nov. 22.

Groupon Goods recently celebrated its first anniversary with 4.3 million
customers as of September 2012. Groupon Goods features a wide variety of high
quality inventory, from diamond jewelry and designer sunglasses to mattresses,
computer tablets, 3D HD televisions and the giant radio-controlled flying
shark. New items are added every day of the week and often sell out. To check
out the latest and subscribe for email updates, visit

Free shipping of orders over $15 and free returns may be subject to certain
restrictions. See for more details.

About Groupon

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 deal campaigns, credit card 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 To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how
to work with Groupon, visit

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but are not limited to, the factors included under the headings ''Risk
Factors'' and ''Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition
and Results of Operations'' in the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for
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