Groupon takes on Seamless and GrubHub with online food ordering service

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Groupon is getting into online food ordering. It’s launching a new service today called Groupon To Go, which allows people to order food online for pickup or delivery. The service is only available in Chicago for now, with over 500 restaurants supporting it. Groupon plans to expand the service quickly, with service in Austin and Boston launching this fall. As for why you’d switch to Groupon over Seamless? It’s not clear in the long run, but for the moment, Groupon is offering a 10 percent discount on all orders. The offer isn’t permanent, and it’s not clear how long it’ll stick around for.

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