|By PR Newswire||
|December 4, 2013 02:31 AM EST||
LONDON, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Groupon celebrates its 5th birthday by giving away £3 million of credits to UK customers
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) This month sees Groupon celebrating its 5th birthday in the world and to party in style the company is bringing Christmas early to its UK customers with a £3 million giveaway. Millions of Groupon customers will today be sent a special birthday email where they'll be able to click through and find out whether or not they've received a Groupon Credit for £5, £15, £555 and £5000.
If you're lucky enough to pick up the big £5,000 jackpot you could kick off the New Year in sporting style with four 60" Samsung Smart LED TVs, have the ultimate girls night out by taking 333 of your closest chums to a saucy spectacle at the Pleasure Boys male revue show, or fill up the Christmas stockings with 250 bottles of Katy Perry fragrances.
Groupon has achieved incredible results in the last 5 years and is now present in 48 countries and more than 500 markets. Over 500,000 merchant partners deliver great experiences, goods and getaways to 200 million subscribers and 43 million customers. In addition, the Groupon app has been downloaded more than 60 million times.
"Our success over the past five years would not have been possible without the support of our customers, who wholeheartedly embraced our passion for discovering the best things to do, see, eat and buy in their local communities," said Eric Lefkofsky, CEO of Groupon. "As we reach this milestone, we want to stop for a moment and say thanks for checking Groupon first."
Customers will be able to log in to their account via the app or website and visit "My Credit" to check if they've won and when their credit will expire.
Today's celebration follows the recent opening of Groupon's Holiday Gift Shop, featuring fantastic deals on things to do, see, eat and buy for the holiday season. The Groupon Holiday Gift Shop, located at http://shop.groupon.co.uk/, offers top national and local deals as well as premium brands available on Groupon Goods, great travel deals at Groupon Getaways and exciting ticketed events. No matter what's on the list, checking Groupon first is essential to getting the best deals for the holidays.
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 places to eat and things to see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy holidays with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit http://www.Groupon.co.uk. To learn more about our partner services and how to work with Groupon, visit http://www.Grouponworks.co.uk
SOURCE Groupon UK