Groupon launches online bulk-shopping service Groupon Basics, allowing customers to stock up, save money on more than 100 household, personal care and health and wellness items, with free shipping on orders of US$24.99 or more

CHICAGO , May 1, 2014 (press release) – Stock up and save money on top brands such as Gillette, Dove, Airborne, Pantene and Burt's Bees and receive 5 percent back in Groupon Bucks

Today, Groupon announced the debut of an online bulk-shopping service called Groupon Basics, which enables customers to stock up and save money on more than 100 household, personal care and health and wellness items. From vitamins to shaving supplies, Groupon shoppers can purchase their favorite products in warehouse sizes and have them delivered right to their doorstep. As an introductory promotion, anyone who places an order through the new service receives 5 percent back in Groupon Bucks to use toward a future Groupon purchase.

“We’re putting the bulk buying power of Groupon to work for our customers, helping them save on serious quantities of the things they buy and use every day –– all from the convenience of their home,” said Aaron Cooper, senior vice president of Groupon Goods. “By adding this service to our marketplace, we’re providing shoppers with great value and yet another reason to always check Groupon first. Best of all, there’s no membership or monthly fees.”

Basics will continue to add to its assortment of household, personal care and health and wellness items as well as expand into grocery.

Basics is currently offering deals for the following notable brands:

Gillette –– Gillette Fusion ProGlide Power Razor Heads
Dove –– Dove Clinical Protection Cool Essentials Antiperspirant Deodorant
Airborne –– Airborne Lemon-Lime Immune Support Supplement
Pantene –– Pantene Pro-V 2-in-1 Strengthening Shampoo & Conditioner
Burt’s Bees –– Burt's Bees Ultimate Care Hand Cream

Basics is initially available in the continental United States. The service offers free shipping on all orders of $24.99 or higher as well as free returns (some restrictions apply).

Basics is available online at and via the Groupon mobile app under the Goods tab.

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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.

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