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Groupon Closes the Door to Another European Country

Groupon Closes the Door to Another European Country

2016-01-26 15:35

The American e-commerce marketplace keeps on struggling and now also pulls out of Ukraine.

Groupon has in recent months moved out of Morocco, Panama, The Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Thailand and Uruguay. A pull-back that lead to over a thousand people being laid off.

Prior to that, the company also shut down operations in Turkey and Greece and recently Groupon announced its exit from the Nordic countries. Now the daily deals and local commerce platform closes its door to Ukraine.

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Existing Deals Valid Until 25 February

According to Ecommerce News Groupon no longer offers customers deals from local retailers and since yesterday vistors to the Groupon Ukraine website is greeted by the following message:

– We regret to inform you that on January 25, 2016 the Groupon company has ceased operations in Ukraine and so we can’t offer you any deals. For our users this means that we will stop offering deals on our website at midnight. At the latest, all existing deals will be valid until 25 February.

Jimmy Andersson

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Freelance journalist who have gone from covering sports to online retailing. Been writing about e-commerce for four years.

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