Posts Tagged Groupon

Teambuy acquires DiningDateNight to expand into Restaurant Reservations

Teambuy acquires DiningDateNight to expand into Restaurant Reservations

Just got word that Teambuy is continuing its expansion, this time into the Restaurant reservations business. They just announced their acquisition of DiningDatenight. This is a strong move by Teambuy given the growth of the Restaurant sector and the ever

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Starbucks deal sets 2nd highest Canadian record, sells like crazy with Groupon Canada

Starbucks deal sets 2nd highest Canadian record, sells like crazy with Groupon Canada

We will have other examples of top brands selling very well in Canada using Deal Marketing. For now though, let’s focus our attention on what we are officially calling the 2nd most sold local offer, daily deal or Group buy

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The Daily, Local Deals Market is growing…for Groupon!

The Daily, Local Deals Market is growing...for Groupon!

I finally got a chance to look through Groupon’s quarterly results published earlier this month. Although we make it a point to not publish all that much about Groupon in Canada, (there involvement in the country is not that, well,

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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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Most Popular, most visited Deal & Coupon Providers in Canada according to Alexa Ranking

Most Popular, most visited Deal & Coupon Providers in Canada according to Alexa Ranking

Although we normally do not put much guidance into rankings from Alexa, they are, nevertheless, a barometer of popularity. I repeat, popularity. NOT success, or conversions, or revenue or profits. A true measure of popularity would take many factors into

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Canadian consumers don’t realize how much they can save.

Canadian consumers don't realize how much they can save.

It is well known that Canadian consumers have high usability rates pertaining to loyalty programs and coupon use. Canadians love deals and marketers leverage this. However, what Canadian consumers lack in comparison to their US counterparts is a sense of

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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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Groupon Q4 results and the massive growth in Mobile

Groupon Q4 results and the massive growth in Mobile

We don’t usually publish much about Groupon here in Canada. However, it is difficult to ignore some of what they are doing. For those interested in their recent quarter’s results, please have a look here. This post is not really

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Media and Analysts BASHING Groupon and the Deals industry to Death

WTF? My goodness, the daily deal industry has taken a beating this week. Groupon’s stock price is being killed (unjustifiably in my opinion), and as such, the vultures in the media in the USA…and in turn most bloggers and article

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Groupon is hurting the Daily Deals Industry!

We do not write much about Groupon. This is an exception. It is clear to us that both the actions taken by Groupon over the past year and the industry’s reactions to Groupon are hurting the overall industry. Hurting the

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