Canadian Deals and Coupon news

Entertainment Coupon Book Acquired, Saved!

Entertainment Coupon Book Acquired, Saved!

Back in March, we posted that iconic coupon brand, Entertainment book, filed for bankruptcy protection. We were surprised, as was the market. Over the course the month of April, they proceeded with their filing and auctioning of assets and were

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Kijiji Deals calls it quits!

Kijiji Deals calls it quits!

Last week came a notice that Kijiji would stop its Daily Deal service in Canada. A service that uses the Teamsave platform. This is not a surprise and has been a long time coming. what does surprise me is that

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Where is Cardlinking in Canada? Nowhere!

Where is Cardlinking in Canada? Nowhere!

The deals and loyalty industry in the United States have matured. In Canada, not so much. Case in point: Cardlinking. What is Cardlinking? Card Linking technologies enable an offer to be linked to a credit card purchase. The consumer can

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Surviving the shift – How the industry has changed for deal and coupon affiliates

Surviving the shift - How the industry has changed for deal and coupon affiliates

From time to time The Canadian Deals Association will invite guests to write articles and blog posts pertaining to the Deals industry. Our goal is to provide the Canadian industry with a cross section of points of view from various

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CBC Marketplace scolds DealFind. Dealfind deserves it, Teambuy does not

CBC Marketplace scolds DealFind. Dealfind deserves it, Teambuy does not

On Friday evening’s season finale of the popular CBC show Marketplace, they chose to focus their investigative reporting on Dealfind and the horrendous customer service that has plagued this company. This show on Dealfind and on the overall daily deal/group

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Merchants obtaining incredible sales through deal marketing: Some top deals include:

Merchants obtaining incredible sales through deal marketing: Some top deals include:

Not enough is written about or even talked about in terms of strong successes within the deals sector. All too often we fall prey to following the cynicism of the media and the business community when the topic revolves around

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Hey! Positive news from the Daily Deals industry. Ethical Deal shines, wins award

Hey! Positive news from the Daily Deals industry. Ethical Deal shines, wins award

The media doesn’t really provide much positive attention to the daily deals space. The coupon space, however, gets a good review. Why? Ah, there are many reasons for that…..and certainly beyond the scope of this article. Instead, we will celebrate

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How Canadian Shoppers differ from American shoppers; even in coupon usage

How Canadian Shoppers differ from American shoppers; even in coupon usage

At the second-annual Shopper Marketing Forum this year, Retail consultant and CEO of WSL Strategic Retail, Wendy Liebmann, gave a morning keynote session highlighting some of the differences between Canadian and American shoppers. Among some of her findings, included the

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eCommerce in Canada; the opportunity for the deals sector

eCommerce in Canada; the opportunity for the deals sector

The growth of certain sectors of the deals market have softened while other are still growing. The daily deal market in Canada has stopped growing in terms of revenue from local merchant vouchers, however revenue from product daily deals continues

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Credit Card Companies and Banks using the power of Daily Deal providers

Credit Card Companies and Banks using the power of Daily Deal providers

Although the genesis of the daily deals market was to drive traffic and sales to local merchants, the industry has matured in such a way where the power of its consumer distribution reach is what brands want. We have been

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