Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN)(http://www.groupon.com)
today opened its Groupon Goods Fulfillment Center in Hebron, Ky., with a
ribbon-cutting event attended by CEO Eric Lefkofsky, Lieutenant Governor
Jerry Abramson, U.S. Representative Thomas Massie and other local
dignitaries. The event also included the 100 member Beechwood High
School Marching Band, who performed during the ceremony, the Kentucky
Army National Guard color guard and 50 new employees from the warehouse.
(Left to Right) Kentucky State Senator Chris McDaniel, Kentucky State Representative Addia Wuchner, U.S. Representative Thomas Massie, Judge-Executive Gary Moore, Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson and Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Groupon's new warehouse, the Groupon Goods Fulfillment Center, in Hebron, Ky. Nov. 18, 2013. Photo by Rick Lucas.
The warehouse is the primary fulfillment center for Groupon's growing
Goods business. Launched in 2011, Groupon Goods now accounts for more
than $1.7 billion in annualized billings and serves as a world-class
destination for quality brand name products.
"With its thriving workforce and vibrant community, Northern Kentucky is
an ideal location for our new Groupon Goods Fulfillment Center," said
Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky. "Opening Groupon's first warehouse here will
help us better serve our customers, and we look forward to being a part
of this great community."
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 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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