Posts Tagged Groupon

Checkout 51 acquired by News America Marketing

Checkout 51 acquired by News America Marketing

Main News Earlier this week, Canadian Grocery Cash Back/Couponing APP Checkout51 announced that it had been acquired by News America Marketing (NAM), a subsidiary of News Corp. News America Marketing also owns News Marketing Canada, which operates the popular Smartsource.ca […]

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Local Loyalty Programs improving effectiveness of Deal & Coupon marketing campaigns

Local Loyalty Programs improving effectiveness of Deal & Coupon marketing campaigns

Who this article is for: This article is intended for Deal/Coupon Providers, Retailers who run deal/coupon promotions and Loyalty Program providers….and any other curious party. BACKGROUND Fact: Deal sites bring in traffic to local merchants. They have been one of […]

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Groupon Buys SnapSaves in Canada…enters Grocery Cash Back market

Groupon Buys SnapSaves in Canada...enters Grocery Cash Back market

We have gotten confirmation that Groupon has just acquired Canadian Grocery Cash Back service Snapsaves. This is an interesting, but not surprising, purchase for Groupon. We wrote about Snapsaves’ launch in Canada here. Snapsaves was of course started by the […]

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Deals & Coupons Month is a GO in Canada!!

Deals & Coupons Month is a GO in Canada!!

In March we announced that we, along with the Affiliate Marketing and Retail industries were working on the creation of Canada’s National Deals & Coupon Month….which would be for the month of May every year. After lot’s of hard work, […]

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Introducing Canada’s National Deals & Coupons Month

Introducing Canada's National Deals & Coupons Month

Consumer’s thirst for Deals & Coupons in Canada continues to grow. The demand has never been of concern in this country. Rather it is the supply of deals & coupons that is lacking. Over the course of the past 18 […]

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Canadian Deals & Coupons industry more powerful than ever

Canadian Deals & Coupons industry more powerful than ever

I was recently asked to write an article about the Canadian Deals & Coupons industry for our friends at DX3 Canada. My pleasure to do so leading up to their annual digital conference in March (we’ll be there). The focus […]

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A good year for the Canadian Deal & Coupons industry

A good year for the Canadian Deal & Coupons industry

Happy New Year to one and all…. We are back from some time off and ready for a rather productive year ahead. The Deals & Coupons sector in Canada in 2013 had a good year, an active year. The sector […]

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Black Friday in Canada; Deal Providers should “open” early. Retailers, Malls will!

Black Friday in Canada; Deal Providers should "open" early. Retailers, Malls will!

Black Friday is getting bigger in Canada. Last year saw a significant jump in Black Friday activity but this year interest will reach a tipping point. Malls across the country, as well as larger Bib Box retailers have announced early […]

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Groupon turns 5, gets a redesign…Groupon Quebec ignored yet again

Groupon turns 5, gets a redesign...Groupon Quebec ignored yet again

As part of their 5th birthday, Groupon announced and launched a redesign to their site. This new version is the evolution of Groupon; Maturing into a search based ecommerce portal as opposed to an email based deals promotional service. Since […]

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Competition (Groupon) growing and catching up quickly to Tuango’s dominance in Quebec

Competition (Groupon) growing and catching up quickly to Tuango's dominance in Quebec

Ever since the daily deal market erupted in this country, one thing has been seen as standard: that Groupon leads the market and everyone else plays catchup. Well, as many other ecommerce companies have seen, that is just not the […]

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