Posts Tagged Daily Deals

Another $5 million raised by Teambuy to fund further local commerce

Another $5 million raised by Teambuy to fund further local commerce

Teambuy has just announced that they have raised $5 million from Best Funds and existing institutional investors. This is another strong move by Canada’s leading deal provider and will go towards funding their next step in what we believe will eventually become a leading shopping destination for Canadians with great deals and offers across product […]

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The Local Deals Market is growing…for Groupon!

The Local Deals Market is growing...for Groupon!

Groupon’s 1st quartery results showed many positive signs for the company and for the local commerce industry. The company’s local deals business improved in almost every aspect. Here are some highlights: Gross billings in their local deals business grew to $824 million from a low of $677 million in Q3 2012. Of note: this was […]

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Hey! Positive news from the Daily Deals industry. Ethical Deal shines, wins award

Hey! Positive news from the Daily Deals industry. Ethical Deal shines, wins award

The media doesn’t really provide much positive attention to the daily deals space. The coupon space, however, gets a good review. Why? Ah, there are many reasons for that…..and certainly beyond the scope of this article. Instead, we will celebrate some good news within the industry from a provider that is not only doing well […]

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Leading in Local BIA KELSEY conference

Leading in Local BIA KELSEY conference

We are continuing to associate ourselves with leading conferences and events in North America that have Deal Marketing as a topic of conversation. Last week we attended the DX3 Canada event in Toronto as an Association partner and had wonderfully effective meetings and conversations. Next week we are, once again, Association partners with BIA KELSEY’s […]

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Microsoft and Living Social Strategic Partnership

Microsoft and Living Social Strategic Partnership

Partnerships has always been a strong theme, not only in this industry, but also throughout my career. So when I notice an opportunity to discuss partnerships that may make sense for this industry, I will go ahead and do so. I was traveling over the holidays and noticed a Microsoft Surface booth, tradeshow style, at […]

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Bloomspot sale to JP Morgan opportunity for Canadian Deal providers

Bloomspot sale to JP Morgan opportunity for Canadian Deal providers

Happy New year every one… We’ll post our 2013 prediction later on this week or next. Last week, Bloomspot, the Daily Deal provider in the US focused on more upscale market, announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to acquire it for a rumored $35 million. Certainly a surprise. As such, four questions pop into […]

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