Groupon Adds Freebies Category to Marketplace — Making Holiday Shopping Easier and More Affordable for Consumers

  Groupon Adds Freebies Category to Marketplace — Making Holiday Shopping
  Easier and More Affordable for Consumers

          Tens of thousands of coupons from leading national brands

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- November 20, 2013

Today Groupon ( announced the launch of Freebies
(, a new category in its ecommerce marketplace that
provides shoppers with an easy way to save money in the online stores of their
favorite brands. Freebies will include digital coupons, promotion codes,
sales, giveaways and samples.

After a successful beta, Freebies and offers from more than 5,500 brands are
now available to everyone in the United States. To help celebrate the launch
of Freebies, Groupon is offering digital coupons for the following household

  *American Eagle -
  *Best Buy -
  *Macy’s -
  *Nordstrom -
  *Sephora -

“We want to save customers money everywhere they shop — whether it’s their
local coffee shop or a large department store,” said Rich Williams, senior
vice president of global marketing. “With top brands, a huge selection and
exclusive offers, Freebies is another reason to always check Groupon first.”

Freebies is initially launching in the United States, with plans to expand to
key international markets in 2014. Merchants interested in advertising through
the category can send an email to

Even if you’re just looking for a coupon for all the tap water you care to
drink or one brisk walk (but not too brisk, just brisk enough) — Freebies has
something for everyone.

"Groupon" is a registered trademark of Groupon, Inc. All other names used may
be trademarks of their respective holders.

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 deals, 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,

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