Groupon to revolutionize e-commerce in the region
Groupon announces the launch of Groupon United Arab Emirates (UAE). Operating under the website www.groupon.ae, Groupon UAE will first serve Dubai and Abu Dhabi with live deals starting today and plans to expand into additional cities in future months.
"Groupon’s expansion to United Arab Emirates is another step in our development as a global Internet brand,” said Rob Solomon, president and chief operating officer of Groupon. “Groupon UAE will change the face of the local collective buying market, leveraging the best practices Groupon has pioneered in more than 40 countries around the globe."
Since its launch in November 2008 Groupon has led a worldwide movement in e-commerce, using the principles of collective buying to bring millions of dollars in new revenue to local businesses while saving more than $1.8 billion for subscribers. Groupon UAE joins the Groupon network which serves more than 500 markets and 43 countries.
“The United Arab Emirates represents another incredible opportunity for Groupon and a huge win for both consumers and local UAE businesses,” said Faisal Haq, managing director of Groupon UAE. “We are thrilled to be able to deliver the benefits of Groupon to such a diverse and vibrant region of the world.”