|[August 01, 2014]
Groupon Announces Most Pampered City in America
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
In honor of Beauty
Week, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com)
set out to find the most pampered cities in America. To determine the
winner, Groupon ranked 150 cities based on how much residents have spent
so far this year on pampering Groupon deals, including haircuts and
coloring, nails, facials, teeth whitening and tanning. The internal
study evaluated cities in those categories on a purchases per subscriber
basis. And the "Most Pampered City in America" is: Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Groupon announces the ''Most Pampered Cities in America,'' as part of Beauty Week on Groupon.com.
Green Bay put up strong results in purchases of nail deals (No. 16) and
had stellar performances in hair (No. 2) and facials (No. 1), making it
the undisputed champion and "Most Pampered City in America."
Rounding out Groupon's top ten "Most Pampered Cities in America" are:
2. White Plains, New York
3. Cleveland, Ohio
4. Austin, Texas
Santa Barbara, California
6. Stamford, Connecticut
Charlotte, North Carolina
8. Mobile, Alabama
9. Bergen, New
10. Omaha, Nebraska
In addition to the "Most Pampered Cities in America," Groupon also
ranked cities in a variety of health, beauty and wellness categories.
Santa Barbara had the most massages, making it the "Most Relaxed City."
Coming in at No. 2 in this category was Palm Beach, Florida. Honolulu,
Hawaii and Daytona Beach, Florida were also in the top 10.
Seattle, Washington finished No. 1 in waxing, making it the "Most Likely
to Wear a Bikini in the Rain." Seattle also came in at No. 6 in sugaring
deals and landed in the top 10 in the categories of sauna, infrared
sauna and float tank sessions.
Washington, D.C. was the overwhelming leader in purchases (per
subsciber) of day passes for spas. The next closest city in the ranking
was Nashville, Tennessee, which spent less than one-third of what
Washingtonians did on spa deals.
The cities of Bridgeport, Stamford and Norwalk in Connecticut had the
most wrinkle injection and face-lift deals purchased per subscriber.
Those cities also landed in the top five cities for facials and
The following cities ranked No. 1 in these respective categories:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- Teeth Whitening
Charleston, South Carolina -- B12 Injections
Columbus, Georgia -- Colon Hydrotherapy
Dallas, Texas -- Steam Bath
Daytona Beach, Florida -- Spider-Vein Removal
Denver, Colorado -- Weight-Loss Program
Detroit, Michigan -- Feathering / Extensions
Eugene, Oregon -- Infrared Sauna
Fort Worth, Texas -- Cryotherapy
Greenville, South Carolina -- Salt Cave
Jacksonville, Florida -- Reiki Session
Las Vegas, Nevada -- Hangover IV Therapy
Long Island, New York -- Updo
Orange (News - Alert) County, California -- Beauty School
Phoenix, Arizona -- Blow-Dry
Sacramento, California -- Permanent Makeup
San Francisco, California -- Juice Cleanse
Santa Barbara, California -- Hair Restoration
Shreveport, Louisiana -- Tanning; Fat / Cellulite Reduction Procedure
Groupon's Beauty Week offers subscribers across America a chance win a
luxurious day of pampering as well. Groupon's resident health, beauty
and wellness expert, Favin the Beauty Maven is hosting a sweepstakes* to
win a trip for two to New York City, complete with airfare, hotel
accommodations, meals and a day of treatments at Asanda AVEDA Spa
Lounge. Subscribers can go to Favin's
Facebook page to enter the sweepstakes.
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.
** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on the total
number of entries received. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes
only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. or D.C., 18+. Entry period
ends: 11:59 p.m. CT on 8/3/14. ARV of prize package: $3,785. Subject to
Rules. Sponsor: Groupon, Inc., 600 West Chicago Avenue,
Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60654.
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