Posts Tagged Canada

Mesh Conference and the Web, Digital Industry in Canada

Mesh Conference and the Web, Digital Industry in Canada

We often associate ourselves and become marketing partners with some of the industry’s more relevant trade shows and conferences. Part of the reason is to certainly expand the message and the brand of the Canadian Deals Industry to a larger […]

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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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Learning from other Deal Cities…

Learning from other Deal Cities...

As interesting as the deals scene is in Canada is, living and breathing Canadian only deals makes us, quite frankly, uninformed of the possibilities within this industry elsewhere. Example; over the past week I have been in Miami on both […]

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Are the large Daily Deal providers coming to Canada?

Are the large Daily Deal providers coming to Canada?

So ebay launched themselves into the Daily Deals industry this week. The new site called eBay Lifestyle Deals is being launched in several cities across the U.S., including LA, New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. eBay is using the services […]

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Deal Providers: Be in the Merchant business, not just the Deals business

Deal Providers: Be in the Merchant business, not just the Deals business

Although we do not write about Groupon all that much, they are and they do impact the industry…even in Canada. We would actually like to highlight one strategy that we believe Groupon is getting right and doing well at. A […]

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Group Commerce bringing success into Canada

Group Commerce bringing success into Canada

As we have previously mentioned, there are 3 major Daily Deal platforms available for Canada. Group Commerce, Deal Current and Nimble Commerce. Each bring a variety of advantages to their clients. This post will focus on Group Commerce mostly because […]

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Deals Forecast over the next few years

The Local commerce advisory firm BIA/KELSEY recently announced findings of their Online Deals forecasts for the upcoming few years. The forecast the space reaching $3.6 billion in 2012, an increase of 86.9 percent over 2011, they project a 23 percent […]

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Daily Deal ads more popular with Canadians than Web site ads

ITbusiness.ca recently published a post discussing the popularity of Daily Deal ads as compared to regular web ads. The following is a copy of their post. They graciously mention our site as well. The full post can be found on […]

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Ecommerce market: A huge opportunity for Daily Deal Industry

There will not be much written on this post other than to reference the stats within the graphics below. Bottom line is that the opportunity for continued growth for well positioned Deal sites is very attractive given the online shopping […]

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Canadians Love Daily Deals

I was recently interviewed by the Canadian Press pertaining to recent studies and report about how Canadians are more engaged with daily deals than Americans. I cannot speak to the comparison, but it is not surprising that Canadians are taking […]

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