DealFind and its founders a big part of ruining the Daily Deals industry in Canada

The Daily Deals industry in Canada has been bruised up. There are many reasons for this, but one of the main ones, in our opinion, is the lack of business integrity shown by certain deal companies in Canada. The largestRead more

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,

Read more files for $100 million IPO

Couponing continues to enjoy growth, both in Canada and in United States. Inc., which launched in 1998, is the largest Grocery Couponing service there is. It has just filed to raise $100 million in a U.S. initial public offering.

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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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The Couponing industry in Canada just got another very large entrant in Teambuy

Couponing & coupons in Canada continues to grow…rapidly. There have been a number of entrance to this sector over the past year (Ebates, Retailmenot, etc) and many more large ones to come (we will mention their names in a later

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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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Wishabi launches new consumer flyer app FLIPP, in time for Black Friday

Wishabi, one of the leading digital flyer platform companies in North Amercia, announced the launch of Flipp, a flyer app that helps consumers find sales from retailers and in their community. The goal of Flipp, according to Wishabi, is to

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Linkshare Symposium in Toronto on eCommerce, Performance Marketing and Deals & Coupons in Canada

Linkshare, one of the leading performance marketing platforms in the world, will be having their annual Symposium in Toronto on October 16th. I have been invited as a speaker and will be presenting an overview of the Canadian Deals &

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Buytopia launches Snapsaves; a mobile cash back app for Grocery Deals and Coupons

Buytopia continues to be ambitious as they aggressively pursue growth within the Deals & Coupons industry. They of course operate Buytopia, the Daily Deal provider, they operate an online restaurant ordering service and now SnapSaves, a free couponing and cash

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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 is also managed. Media operations, like

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