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- Buy, Manage and Redeem Groupons Directly From Your iPhone
Groupon (http://www.groupon.co.uk) today announced the launch of its official Groupon application for the iPhone(R) and iPod touch(R) in the international App Store(SM)Â , now making daily deals available through Apple's popular mobile devices across the globe and in the UK.
Groupon (http://www.groupon.co.uk) is now in 44 countries and the new iPhone app makes it easier than ever for people to get the best deals in their own neighborhood - from Dundee, Scotland to Recife, Brazil.
Groupon offers a seamless buying and redemption process for both consumers and merchants. Features of the new Groupon app include:
- Browse Daily Deals: Check out the daily deal in Groupon cities and buy on the go
- Access Your Account:
- Sign in with your existing Groupon account to find and organise all previous purchases, or
- Sign up for a new Groupon account directly through the app - Redeem Your Groupons: Present Groupons to merchants directly from your screen - no printouts required - Map Local Groupons in Real-Time: Activate the GPS feature to plot
Groupon purchases closest to your current location
"Groupon is changing the way that consumers support local commerce in cities all over the UK. Our new app brings the best deals directly to your pocket," said Christopher Muhr, Managing Director, Groupon UK and Ireland.
To download the Groupon mobile application from the App Store, visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/groupon/id352683833?mt=8. Images of the application experience can be found here ( http://grouponads.co.uk/iphone/images/).
Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 500 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 900 daily deals globally. For more information, visit http://www.groupon.co.uk. Subscribe to get Groupon's daily free email for the best in your city at http://www.groupon.co.uk.
Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Contacts: Groupon UK and Ireland Joshua Lehmann +44-203-510-2135 Joshua.firstname.lastname@example.org