Groupon Concept Store Arrives in Hong Kong
Physical Store Creates Ultimate Customer Experience
HONG KONG -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- Groupon's (NASDAQ: GRPN)
first Concept Store in Hong Kong opened its doors today for the first
time enabling customers to experience the Groupon lifestyle in a
tangible interactive way.
Located in Soundwill Plaza in the heart of Causeway Bay's shopping
area, the Groupon Concept Store will offer customers a platform to
redeem lifestyle products, test the products in a physical
environment and offer an unparalleled customer experience bridging
the gap between online and the offline world. To welcome early-bird
customers, the first ten to answer mystery questions correctly at the
Concept Store will win an iPhone 5 and the first 1,000 redeeming
products at the store will receive 50 Groupon credits.
As part of its opening celebration, Groupon has scattered flash mob
dancers throughout Hong Kong within the past week, ending with a
final dance in front of Times Square just before a traditional Green
Lion Dance to officially mark the opening of the store. The Groupon
Concept Store which has 4,000 square feet of floor space, mirrors
every aspect of the website's rich content, giving a physical
expression of the brand. More than just a place for picking up
lifestyle products that were purchased from the Groupon website, the
Store provides customers with iPads to browse, purchase, print and
redeem their Groupon vouchers on the spot, creating an ecosystem in
"We've found many customers prefer picking up their Groupon products
opposed to delivery in Hong Kong and as part of our commitment to our
customers and the customer experience, the Groupon Concept Store is
now launched. The Groupon Concept Shop located in Soundwill Plaza
also showcases selected products which will be made available for
immediate purchase via the Groupon website on our iPads," said Danny
Yeung, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Groupon Hong Kong. "The
store reinforces our commitment to bringing more value and a better
experience to customers in Hong Kong."
The store's design incorporates resplendent colors and a large 'G'
logo to mark its location. The store will host more than 15 service
personnel at the Groupon Concept Store, which is dedicated to
ing more efficient service and shorter waiting times. Customers
will find it easier to redeem and pick up their Groupon products
purchased on the website, and friendly staff will address any queries
that customers may have on-site.
The Groupon Shop is located at 3/F, Soundwill Plaza, Causeway Bay
(opposite to Times Square), and is open from 10am to 9pm from Monday
to Sunday including public holidays. For more information about
Groupon Concept Store, please visit its website at
http://www.groupon.hk/ or its Facebook page at
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 Hong Kong, shoppers in Hong
Kong discover the best a city has to offer with Hong Kong Deals and
Goods, enjoy vacations with Getaways Deals, and find a curated
selection of luxury products with Groupon Premium.
To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com. To learn more
about the company's merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon,
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