Tag: Daily Deals



Canada’s TeamBuy on track to generate revenue of $40 million

While it’s no Groupon (not that that’s such a good thing these days), Canada’s TeamBuy says it’s on track to generate gross revenue of $40 million for 2012. The group buying site also celebrated its third birthday in October, and a couple of months before, acquired Toronto-based FabFind.com, a daily deal site specializing in luxury “e-commerce” (think spas and facials). FabFind is still operating


Death of daily deals could be soon

Death of daily deals could be soon

Thanks to Broadband Social Justice for this excellent infographic on the history of the Daily Deals phenomenon, and a look at why it might well be doomed. One interesting point, that we haven't seen made elsewhere, is that consumers - even consumers who want a bargain



Trinity Mirror closes daily deals site

Back in March Trinity Mirror announced that its £10 million pound investment in daily deals site Happli was set to return revenues of around £20 million by 2014. That dream died today with the announcement that the site it to be closed as part of the group's restructuring. Happli's ending is not a happy one it seems with the loss making business being axed to free resources for other digital



WagJag purchases Yellow Media’s Deal of the Day in Canada

The Canadian daily deal website WagJag has purchased Yellow Media’s “Deal of the Day” business. The integration of the two services is expected to be completed within a “few weeks” according to WagJag. The company is owned by Torstar, which also owns the Toronto Star, although WagJag is not advertised there. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Until the transition is finished, Deal


TownNews.com Blox Classified upgrades keep on coming

TownNews.com Blox Classified upgrades keep on coming

Teri Sutton at TownNews.com wasn't kidding when she told us that the company is continually upgrading. Classifieds, with the AdOwl self-serve online ad entry, coupons, and the business directory are all part of the changes.  Even if they have in the past, publishers and broadcasters should take a good look at the constantly-improving TownNews Blox system for news and advertising. Here are s