nCrowd acquires ethicaldeal

More consolidation in Canada The Deals sector continues to consolidate in Canada. The last 12 months has seen the likes of Dealticker, LivingDeal, Dealathons and of course Teambuy sold or merged with another. We fully anticipate and expect a handful

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nCrowd acquires another Deal Provider in Canada, Dealathons

After their well publicized acquisition of Teambuy/Dealfind a couple of months back, nCrowd continues their way of growth through acquisition by having just acquired Dealathons. This was a good acquisition for nCrowd given that Dealathons had about 350,000 subscribers in

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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

There are better managed companies in the Deals Industry.

Over the past month the attention given to the Canadian Deals & Coupons space has primarily been about Teambuy’s bankruptcy protection and it’s acquisition by nCrowd. Over the same time period, story lines from media, bloggers, social chatter, etc haveRead more

It’s Official, nCrowd takes over Teambuy, Dealfind, Menupalace

A few weeks ago, Teambuy took the industry, merchants and consumers by surprise and filed for bankruptcy protection. Many had questions and concerns over what Teambuy shareholders and board members were to do concerning creditors, merchants owed money and consumers

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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

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,

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eTail Canada, Deals & Coupon Marketing and the Retail Industry

As more Retailers in Canada leverage Deal & Coupon Marketing, more are building a relationship with the Canadian Deals & Coupons Association. As such, we are investing quite some time in being present at all the major Retail events in

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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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PIAC Publishes Industry Report on Daily Deal sites

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), a consumer advocate organization out of Ottawa recently published a report on the Daily Deal industry in Canada titled, “Deal of the Day?: Consumer Protection in Online Group Buying Deals.” The purpose of the

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