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Groupon job cuts won't touch OrderUp workforce

Groupon job cuts won't touch OrderUp workforce

Groupon is cutting 1,100 jobs in the coming year, roughly 10 percent of its workforce, but the jobs cuts won't fall in Baltimore where it acquired the food delivery service OrderUp for $69 million in July.

The e-commerce and online deals company said in a blog post Tuesday that the cuts are mainly in its international business.

Having already closed its operations in Greece and Turkey, Groupon said it is also leaving Morocco, Panama, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Thailand and Uruguay.

The Chicago company said it wants to focus its money and energy on fewer countries.

A Groupon spokesman said no layoffs are planned at OrderUp, which employs about 80 people...

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