Posts Tagged Torstar

Digital Grocery Coupon redemption in Canada increases by over 12% at Websaver.ca

Digital Grocery Coupon redemption in Canada increases by over 12% at Websaver.ca

The leading Online Grocery Coupon service WEBSAVER.CA has just released their redemption stats for this year. So far, Canadian consumers have redeemed over 12% more coupons distributed by Websaver.ca than they did last year. Stats show a variety of Grocery […]

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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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Torstar’s Metroland merges Save.ca and Flyerland for better consumer experience.

Torstar's Metroland merges Save.ca and Flyerland for better consumer experience.

Torstar owns the most brands in the deals space in Canada. They operate Wagjag, Jaunt, Travelalerts and own a piece of Tuango. They also operate, through Metroland, Flyerland and the popular coupon site Save.ca. They recently announced a merger of […]

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Launching the Canadian Deals Association membership

Launching the Canadian Deals Association membership

The Deals industry around the world, not just in Canada, has gone through and still going through a renaissance of sorts. “Deals, coupons or promotional offers” as a marketing tool for retailers and as a business model for deal providers […]

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Coupon redemption in Canada; some interesting data

Coupon redemption in Canada; some interesting data

As a deals association, part of our mandate is to deliver research and data across all sectors of the deals industry. Although that is relatively easier to do for the local offers/daily deal market, it is rather frustrating for the […]

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A good week for the overall Deal industry in Canada; confident growth.

A good week for the overall Deal industry in Canada; confident growth.

I have been in Toronto all week visiting with several companies within this industry. I wanted to write a short post about the conversation we have been having and whom we have been having them with. I am even more […]

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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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Tuango and Wagjag buys out Deal of the Day from Yellow Pages

**VERY BIG news in our industry. ** Wagjag and Tuango just announced the acquisition of the assets of DealoftheDay from the Yellow Pages. Where other Daily Deal providers seem to be  shrinking, where investment firms and groups want nothing to […]

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