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Groupon Gets Ready for the Big 0-5 with Series of Sought-After Deals

Friday, October 25, 2013

Groupon Gets Ready for the Big 0-5 with Series of Sought-After Deals

16:42 EDT Friday, October 25, 2013

CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Most 5-year-olds grasp the concept of time and learn to follow multi-step directions. Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN)( has developed emotional prowess and fine motor skills well beyond its years and is celebrating five years of great offerings with five more outstanding deals, including:

  • Personalized Cat Drawing -- One or three custom-drawn cat pictures in black and white or color from I Want to Draw a Cat For You (at
  • Five-Foot Party Cake -- Along with the cake, the cake delivery team will also sing “Happy Birthday” five times, until the words have lost all meaning
  • Skydiving with a Member of the Groupon Staff -- One terrified Groupon employee will share in the skydiving experience, and present you with a green Groupon track suit emblazoned with your name to commemorate the moment
  • Five Favorite Deals -- Five deals that run the gamut of good times – food, fitness, recreation and relaxation, plus an item from Groupon Goods; the catch is, you won't know what we're sending you until you open the box to find Goods and printed-out Groupon vouchers inside
  • Professional Candle-Blower and Wishing Team -- The team will come to the party and respectfully ignore guests until it's time to blow out the birthday candles using their above-average lung capacity and perfectly dry, spit-free breath

“Groupon has grown up a lot in the past five years, from one daily deal to a marketplace of thousands of amazing deals,” said Barnicus Stapleton, Groupon Chief of Calendars and author of Calendar Templates: It's Easy to Control Time. “We wanted to acknowledge that growth spurt with deals based around the five elements: fire, air, music, cats and cakes.”

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, visit

Tim DeClaire, 312-459-5720

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