Groupon Wins 2013 Innovator Award for Best POS Transformation

  Groupon Wins 2013 Innovator Award for Best POS Transformation

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- April 2, 2013

Groupon announces it has garnered top honors at the 2013 Innovator
Awards for the category of Best POS Transformation., the leading
platform for news and content related to the latest in payments innovation,
recognized Groupon for two of the company’s merchant solutions: Groupon
Payments (, a
convenient way for merchants to accept credit cards at the guaranteed lowest
overall rates, and Breadcrumb (, an easy-to-use,
powerful and affordable iPad POS system for restaurants, bars and cafes.

Winners were selected across 16 categories by a panel of judges with vast
expertise in payments and point of sale innovations. Finalists received their
awards at the 2013 Innovator Awards Dinner on March 21, 2013 at
Harvard University.

"It’s an honor to be recognized as 2013’s Best POS Transformation,” said Mihir
Shah, VP/GM, Merchant OS. “Groupon Payments and Breadcrumb are two prime
examples of our mission to provide merchants with affordable and effective
technology solutions to run and grow their businesses.”

The Innovation Project, hosted by, is an exclusive gathering of
CEOs of innovative start-ups and senior executives and elite innovators from
established payments companies worldwide. The annual two-day program aims to
challenge the way the broader commerce ecosystem approaches, develops and
fosters innovation.

For more information on Groupon Payments and Breadcrumb, visit the (
and Breadcrumb ( websites. To see a complete
list of all winners by category, along with a brief description of their
innovations, check out (

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 or to search our
marketplace of deals, visit To learn more about the company’s
merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon, visit


Nicholas Halliwell, 312.999.3806
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