Canadian Deals and Coupon news

Google Canada study shows more mobile commerce then ever

Google Canada study shows more mobile commerce then ever

Google commissioned Ipsos Reid to gain a better understanding of consumers’ shopping intentionsfor the upcoming 2014 Holiday Season. Notice the level of mobile commerce. How does this impact the deals & coupons space? Deal & Coupon providers should ensure their

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nCrowd acquires another Deal Provider in Canada, Dealathons

nCrowd acquires another Deal Provider in Canada, Dealathons

After their well publicized acquisition of Teambuy/Dealfind a couple of months back, nCrowd continues their way of growth through acquisition by having just acquired Dealathons. This was a good acquisition for nCrowd given that Dealathons had about 350,000 subscribers in

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Join us at Rakuten’s Affiliate Marketing Symposium in Toronto

Join us at Rakuten's Affiliate Marketing Symposium in Toronto

As ecommerce in Canada continues to grow and mature, so does interest in the Affiliate Marketing sector. Advertisers (ECommerce retailers, including Deal & Coupon Providers), look towards the affiliate marketing sector to help recruit affiliates, publishers bloggers that can promote

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Montreal’s Beyond The Rack secures $10 Million more

Montreal's Beyond The Rack secures $10 Million more

Montreal ecommerce retailer Beyond the Rack has just announced that it has secured $10 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. A facility is an agreement to advance money to a company in order to accomplish a specific activity.They

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There are better managed companies in the Deals Industry.

There are better managed companies in the Deals Industry.

Over the past month the attention given to the Canadian Deals & Coupons space has primarily been about Teambuy’s bankruptcy protection and it’s acquisition by nCrowd. Over the same time period, story lines from media, bloggers, social chatter, etc have

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It’s Official, nCrowd takes over Teambuy, Dealfind, Menupalace

It's Official, nCrowd takes over Teambuy, Dealfind, Menupalace

A few weeks ago, Teambuy took the industry, merchants and consumers by surprise and filed for bankruptcy protection. Many had questions and concerns over what Teambuy shareholders and board members were to do concerning creditors, merchants owed money and consumers

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Teambuy files bankruptcy protection, set to be acquired

Teambuy files bankruptcy protection, set to be acquired

A couple weeks ago, Teambuy surprised (or not) many by filing what is called Bankruptcy Protection! Here are the documents Teambuy is the largest Canadian based Daily Deal promotions company. And the second largest overall behind Groupon in Canada. Careful

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Rakuten acquires eBates for $1 Billion

Rakuten acquires eBates for $1 Billion

Rakuten continues to strategically acquire companies in the affiliate marketing, deals/coupons sector  and consumer internet sectors in order to render it indispensable to consumers.  The company has just announced the purchase of online shopping coupon and cash back site  Ebates.com

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Mobile coupons to explode to over 1 billion users by 2019

Mobile coupons to explode to over 1 billion users by 2019

According to a report by Juniper Research, there will be some 1.05 billion mobile coupon users by 2019 (up from less than 560 million in 2014). The report, entitled ‘Mobile Coupons: Consumer Engagement, Loyalty & Redemption Strategies 2014-2019’, suggested that

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Yelp Finally Brings Deals to Canada

Yelp Finally Brings Deals to Canada

Yelp Deals launched in 2011. But not in Canada. It has taken Yelp 3 years to work out the kinks and be comfortable enough to launch this service to both Canadian merchants and Canadian consumers who use Yelp. Spring 2014

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