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

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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

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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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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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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Deal Providers completely ignored when ranking the best companies in Canada

Some food for thought while I get excited about the snow storm presently falling in Montreal. (skiing, sledding, dog sledding, cross country skiing, more fun driving, snowmobiling, etc..More snow always leads to a more exciting winter and much better for

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Top supermarket brands in Canada using Checkout51 for Cash back coupons and rebates

There’s RedflagDeals mobile deals, Shopcatch, Shopwise, and other mobile deal services. Certainly a lot more to come over the next couple of years given the growth of smartphone usage. For now, here is an interesting take on the mobile coupon

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