Posts Tagged Canadian Deals

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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Rakuten (Linkshare) acquires Popshops. Big news for coupon industry and affiliates

Rakuten (Linkshare) acquires Popshops. Big news for coupon industry and affiliates

Last week came the news that the owner’s (Rakuten) of one of the world’s largest couponing networks, Linkshare, acquired one of the largest couponing feeds, Popshops. Popshops was founded in 2006 and provides product and coupon feeds to over 25,000

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Nimble Commerce and Group Commerce Merge

Nimble Commerce and Group Commerce Merge

The deals industry just received what is probably the top news over the past year in terms of the technology for this industry. On Thursday May 2nd, 2013 Group Commerce and Nimble Commerce, both Deal Commerce platforms, decided to merge.

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Entertainment Book goes bankrupt! Really? Yes!

Entertainment Book goes bankrupt! Really? Yes!

UPDATED:  Entertainment has since found a buyer. We wrote about it here:  http://www.canadiandealsassociation.com/entertainment-coupon-book-acquired-saved/ An institution since my childhood has come to an end it seems. Many Canadians and Americans have grown up fundraising door to door and using the coupons

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Finally! The Entire Deals Ecosystem in Canada mapped; larger than realized.

Finally! The Entire Deals Ecosystem in Canada mapped; larger than realized.

Until now, no one knew how large in scope the deals industry was in Canada. The industry could not easily answer how many deal categories exist, or what categories there were beyond daily deals and coupons, who the leading deal

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Growing a Deal site’s subscriber database through Social and Search.

Growing a Deal site's subscriber database through Social and Search.

Deal sites use several methods to grow their subscriber database; paid search, on Google, through Facebook, contests, partnerships, organic growth, referrals, etc. Regardless of the manner chosen, there are two factors that are always at play; the cost of obtaining

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