Groupon Appoints Mike DeLuca as VP of Sales for Breadcrumb

  Groupon Appoints Mike DeLuca as VP of Sales for Breadcrumb

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- December 05, 2012

Groupon (www.groupon.com) (NASDAQ: GRPN) announced today that effective
immediately Mike DeLuca has assumed the role of VP of Sales for Breadcrumb,
the company’s iPad-based point-of-sale system for restaurants, bars and cafes.
In addition, DeLuca will remain in his current role as VP of Sales and
Operations for Savored, a Groupon-owned restaurant reservation and yield
management platform for high-end establishments. He will continue to report to
Rob Kilgarriff, VP and GM of North American Sales and Account Management,
Groupon.

Groupon named Mike DeLuca VP of Sales for Breadcrumb, the company's iPad-based
point-of-sale system ...

Groupon named Mike DeLuca VP of Sales for Breadcrumb, the company's iPad-based
point-of-sale system for restaurants. (Photo: Business Wire)

DeLuca is a 20-year sales veteran with experience at a number of technology
companies that cater to local businesses. In the early days of Savored, he
played a key role as Chief Revenue Officer, and prior to that he served as SVP
of Sales and Operations at AOL Local, where he managed all revenue and
operations for a sales team of more than 300 inside and field representatives.
DeLuca has also held SVP and VP sales and operations roles at Yahoo and Yodle,
a New York-based startup specializing in marketing management tools.

“Mike is a seasoned sales leader with an innate understanding of the needs and
operational challenges hospitality businesses face,” said Kilgarriff. “He has
greatly accelerated our efforts to introduce both Breadcrumb and Savored to
restaurants.”

DeLuca has a B.S. in Communications and Human Development from Boston College.

About Breadcrumb

Founded in New York City in January 2011 by a team of restaurant industry
veterans, Breadcrumb is an easy-to-use, powerful and affordable iPad
point-of-sale (POS) solution for food and beverage businesses. Breadcrumb
removes the complexities, costs and headaches of antiquated POS systems. Plans
start as low as $99 per month and include free installation and 24/7 phone and
email support. Businesses interested in learning more about Breadcrumb can
visit www.breadcrumbpos.com. The Breadcrumb App can be downloaded for free
from the iTunes App Store.

About Savored

Savored is a leading provider of restaurant reservations and high-end
restaurants discounts. More than 1,000 businesses nationwide have used
Savored’s platform for restaurant yield management to offer diners the lowest
possible prices at some of the best restaurants. After booking a reservation
on Savored.com and visiting the restaurant, diners enjoy up to a 40 percent
discount applied automatically to their bill. Merchants enjoy incremental
revenue for tables that would otherwise be empty, and consumers are
incentivized by the ‘built-in’ discount and roster of high-end eateries to
explore. Merchants can learn more about Savored’s free 30-day trial at
http://savored.com/free-trial/ or by calling (877) 801-1209. Consumers can
sign up to receive Savored emails at http://savored.com/signup/.

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
www.Groupon.com. To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how
to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.

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Groupon
Nick Halliwell
312.999.3806
nhalliwell@groupon.com
 
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