|[December 26, 2013]
Favin the Beauty Maven Debuts on Groupon
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com)
today announced the new face of its growing health, beauty and wellness
category, Favin the Beauty Maven. Favin is now highlighting her
expertise across her own blog
on Groupon.com, and her social media channels, including Facebook
Favin will be sharing her beauty tips and tricks and providing insight
into a variety of trends and unique treatments, all with an emphasis on
maintaining health, beauty and wellness without breaking the bank.
She'll also be experimenting with a variety of treatments and will share
those on her YouTube (News - Alert) channel and other social media platforms.
Favin the Beauty Maven, Groupon's new face of its growing health, beauty and wellness category. (Photo: Business Wire)
"I'm excited to share all of my experiences with customers and followers
alike," said Favin the Beauty Maven. "Whether it's a new way to reduce
wrinkles, volumize lashes or clear your skin, or an in-spa or at-home
treatment to calm your nerves or revitalize your soul, my goal is to
bring you the very latest every day."
To celebrate her debut and the new year, Favin the Beauty Maven is
giving away prizes. Follow @FavintheMaven on Twitter (News - Alert), reply to her with
a health and beauty trend you want to try in 2014 and include #Favin2014
in your response for a chance to win $50 in Groupon Bucks.
In addition to Favin's debut, Groupon has established its own Health,
Beauty and Wellness Merchant Advisory Board. Composed of top tier
health, beauty and wellness merchant partners and consultants from
across the United States, Groupon's Health, Beauty and Wellness Merchant
Advisory Board provides insight into regional and seasonal trends as
well as industry knowledge. The Board meets on a regular basis to share
information and new developments in the space, all in an effort to bring
the very best to Groupon customers and merchants.
"Our new advisory board will be an invaluable resource of industry
knowledge that I can share with Groupon customers while our Health,
Beauty and Wellness team at Groupon uses it to continually improve our
offerings," said Favin.
"Launchng Favin as our resident health and beauty expert, and
establishing Health, Beauty and Wellness Merchant Advisory Board shows
Groupon's strong commitment to this category," said Julie Szudarek,
General Manager of Groupon Local, North America. "Over our five year
history, Groupon has delighted customers with more than 25 million
health, beauty and wellness treatments, and now with our new redesigned
website and mobile apps with integrated search, it's easier than ever
for our customers to find beauty treatments like pedicures, facials,
blow-drys in an instant or discover high-end treatments like laser hair
removal or ultrasonic-cavitation treatments."
Groupon's Health, Beauty and Wellness Advisory Board currently includes:
Salon Aveda, Arcadia, Calif.
Hair Studio, Albuquerque, N.M.
Med Solutions, LLC, Dallas
Salon & Spa Aveda, Emeryville, Calif.
Aveda Spa Lounge, New York
Aveda Salon/Spa, Fullerton, Calif.
Pure Designs Salons, Denver
Management Associates, Glendale, Calif. and Seattle
Manuel Aveda Institute, Seattle
Born in Washington, D.C., to a refugee dad from Eritrea and a Peace
Corps mom from Cincinnati, Favin has lived in Boise, Idaho, Tucson,
Ariz., Mauritania, Los Angeles and Chicago, and has traveled the world
extensively. She has held positions in sales and marketing at Nestle,
and has an MBA from Cleveland State University. Favin joined Groupon in
2011 as a City Planner for New England territories and is now a Category
Manager and the new face of Groupon's Health, Beauty and Wellness
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.
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