Posts Tagged Local Commerce Canada

BIAKELSEY Leading in Local conference in San Francisco, see you there

BIAKELSEY Leading in Local conference in San Francisco, see you there

As is customary 3-4 times per year, the Local search, Local Advertising, Local commerce and Location based marketing industry meets together to learn from their peers and see whats new. Every December, BIAKELSEY has its Leading in Local conference in […]

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Yellow Media to cut 10% of workforce to further focus on Digital

Yellow Media to cut 10% of workforce to further focus on Digital

Yellow Media Ltd (Y-T ) recently announced that in order to further focus on its digital business it will cut 10 percent of its workforce, about 300 positions, mainly in its print and legacy businesses. It will also add more […]

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Rogers launches Rogers Alerts providing location based geofenced deals through SMS

Rogers launches Rogers Alerts providing location based geofenced deals through SMS

Cell phone companies have relationships with millions of consumers. Cell phone companies know the location of each of those consumers as they go about their day using their cell and smartphone. Retailers continue to want access to these consumers on […]

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Torstar reorganizing; Torstar Digital brands are being moved

Torstar reorganizing; Torstar Digital brands are being moved

Torstar announced that its digital division, Torstar Digital, will be reorganized in order to simplify management and operation structures. Wagjag, Jaunt and Travel Alerts will be moved under the Metroland Media division where Save.ca is also managed. Media operations, like […]

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Teambuy secures and raises another $5 million to fund next step in growth as Canada’s leading Deals Provider

Teambuy secures and raises another $5 million to fund next step in growth as Canada's leading Deals Provider

Teambuy has just announced that they have raised $5 million from Best Funds and existing institutional investors. This is another strong move by Canada’s leading deal provider and will go towards funding their next step in what we believe will […]

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Glacier Media and Social Shopper form Strategic Partnership

Glacier Media and Social Shopper form Strategic Partnership

Media companies across Canada have had a tough time integrating a deals business into their strategy. What was a promising venture for some a few years ago has turned to a business model in search of focus, revenues and profits. […]

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Launching Local Commerce Canada

Launching Local Commerce Canada

OVERVIEW Local merchants are the life blood of our economy. Their main concern has always been on finding and attracting local customers. Marketing and customer acquisition has gone through a metamorphosis for these local merchants and retailers over the past […]

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Retailmenot files for IPO; bringing sexy back to the couponing space.

Retailmenot files for IPO; bringing sexy back to the couponing space.

Big news in the couponing world usually comes from the US. Whether its Coupons.com getting a large funding round, Whaleshark buying Retailmenot in 2010, Whaleshark getting about $300 million in funding to date, Whaleshark changing their name to Retailmenot Inc […]

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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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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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