|[January 17, 2013]
Groupon Goods Features First Bang & Olufsen Deal
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com)
today features its first Bang & Olufsen deal. Designer and manufacturer
of stylish audio and video products, Bang & Olufsen's BeoPlay A3 speaker
frame for iPad, by B&O PLAY of Bang & Olufsen, is available for purchase
for a limited time beginning today (http://www.groupon.com/deals/gg-beo-play-ipad-dock).
BeoPlay A3 was just named a 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show
(CES (News - Alert)) Honoree in Innovations and Design in the personal electronics
category. BeoPlay A3 is unique to the marketplace as it works with all
of the first three generations of the standard-sized iPads and its
Adaptive Stereo Orientation™ delivers remarkably good stereo separation
in both landscape and portrait formats. The system comes in black or
white and ships for free.
Image of Groupon Goods Bang & Olufsen deal for its BeoPlay A3 speaker frame for iPad by B&O of Bang & Olufsen. For a limited time the unit is available at a 36% discount on Groupon Goods. (Photo: Business Wire)
"As Groupon Goods is one of the global leaders in flash sales, our
customers expect exclusive access to iconic brands like Bang & Olufsen,"
said Faisal Masud, head of Groupon Goods. "We're thrilled to partner
with them and offer this stylish product."
BeoPlay A3 combines rock-solid sound with clever design. The simple,
wedge-like shape allows it to blast well-defined audio from a variety of
postures. The dedicated motion sensor inside BeoPlay A3 recognizes the
iPad's placement and helps render the best possible listening experience
based on its orientation. Additionally, BeoPlay A3 gleans power through
an included rechargeable battery and even recharges itself and the iPad
when plugged into the mains. It offers and enhanced sonic experience for
a variety of applications, whether listening to music, checking out the
latest films or online videos, or holding a video conference among
friends or colleagues.
"BeoPlay A3 has resonated greatly among Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY
brand enthusiasts as it turns your iPad into an acoustic powerhouse,"
states Zean Nielsen, President of Bang & Olufsen America, Inc.
"Therefore, we are happy partner with Groupon Gods to extend this
limited time offer of BeoPlay A3 to their dedicated channels."
Groupon Goods celebrated its first anniversary September 2012, serving
4.3 million customers, and had its best four-day weekend ever in
November with more than 50% of sales through mobile devices. Groupon
Goods features a wide variety of high quality inventory, from diamond
jewelry and designer sunglasses to mattresses, computer tablets, 3D HD
televisions and the giant radio-controlled flying shark. New items are
added every day of the week and often sell out. To check out the latest
and subscribe for email updates, visit http://www.groupon.com/goods.
(NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for
people around the world to search and discover great businesses at
unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business
world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services,
including customizable deal campaigns, credit
card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale
solutions to help them attract more customers and run their
operations more effectively. By leveraging the company's global
relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on
the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon,
shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon
Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon
Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home
furnishings and more with Groupon
Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com.
To learn more about the company's merchant
solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.
About Bang & Olufsen
Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, Denmark, in 1925 by
Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, two innovative, young engineers devoted to
high quality audio reproduction. Since then, the brand has become an
icon of performance and design excellence through its long-standing
craftsmanship tradition and the strongest possible commitment to
high-tech research and development.
Still at the forefront of domestic technology, Bang & Olufsen has
extended its comprehensive experience with integrated audio and video
solutions for the home to other areas such as the hospitality and
automotive industries in recent years. Consequently, its current product
range epitomizes seamless media experiences in the home as well as in
the car and on the move. For more information on Bang & Olufsen, please
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