Today Groupon ( www.groupon.com) honored many of its top local merchants with its Best of Groupon collection, which recognizes local businesses for the popularity of their Groupon campaigns and high levels of customer service. Only a select number of merchants received the Best of Groupon distinction and are identifiable to consumers through special badging on their Groupon deal pages. Best of Groupon merchants span a wide range of geographies and industries, including health and beauty, food and drink and activities-based businesses. “We’re proud to work with so many locally owned businesses, and we’re honored to connect our customers with such great merchants who deliver exceptional levels of service,” said Julie Szudarek, senior vice president, Groupon Local Deals. To check out the Best of Groupon collection, please visit www.GrouponWorks.com/Best-of-Groupon-Merchants. To learn more about local business marketing and how to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com. About Groupon Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader of local commerce and the place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. Groupon is redefining how traditional small businesses attract, retain and interact with customers by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions that help businesses grow and operate more effectively. To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com. To download Groupon's five-star mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile. To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.