Matt Maloney

Baltimore's OrderUp headquarters facing 70 layoffs after Groupon deal with Grubhub

Baltimore's OrderUp headquarters facing 70 layoffs after Groupon deal with Grubhub

Food delivery service OrderUp will lay off 70 workers and relocate its Baltimore headquarters as a result of a deal its parent company struck with a competitor.

Chicago-based Groupon, which bought OrderUp in 2015, announced Tuesday that it will partner with Grubhub to integrate its web-based deals with food delivery. As part of the deal, Grubhub will take over 27 OrderUp markets.

OrderUp had about 80 employees working out of its headquarters at the Can Company building when Groupon bought it in 2015. Bill Roberts, a spokesman for Groupon, could not say how many people the company’s headquarters currently employs, but said layoffs would affect 60 full-time and 10 part-time...

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