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

Teambuy files bankruptcy protection, set to be acquired

A couple weeks ago, Teambuy surprised (or not) many by filing what is called Bankruptcy Protection! Here are the documents Teambuy is the largest Canadian based Daily Deal promotions company. And the second largest overall behind Groupon in Canada. CarefulRead more

Even More Restaurant Deals in Canada

The Restaurant business is huge! It is a $65 Billion per year business with 18 million visitors to Restaurants EVERY DAY, over 81,000 restaurant , bars and cafe’s in Canada which employee a staggering 1.1 million people in this country.

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Groupon turns 5, gets a redesign…Groupon Quebec ignored yet again

As part of their 5th birthday, Groupon announced and launched a redesign to their site. This new version is the evolution of Groupon; Maturing into a search based ecommerce portal as opposed to an email based deals promotional service. Since

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Competition (Groupon) growing and catching up quickly to Tuango’s dominance in Quebec

Ever since the daily deal market erupted in this country, one thing has been seen as standard: that Groupon leads the market and everyone else plays catchup. Well, as many other ecommerce companies have seen, that is just not the

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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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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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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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Nimble Commerce and Group Commerce Merge

The deals industry just received what is probably the top news over the past year in terms of the technology for this industry. On Thursday May 2nd, 2013 Group Commerce and Nimble Commerce, both Deal Commerce platforms, decided to merge.

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Surviving the shift – How the industry has changed for deal and coupon affiliates

From time to time The Canadian Deals Association will invite guests to write articles and blog posts pertaining to the Deals industry. Our goal is to provide the Canadian industry with a cross section of points of view from various

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