Posts Tagged ‘Deals.com.au’

Crowdsauce and Deals.com.au launch on The Dealer!

September 21st, 2011 : posted in News by M Bryant

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CrowdsauceWe’re happy to announce that we’ve now added Crowdsauce and Deals.com.au to The Dealer!

You’ll see them next time you take a look at the deals page: sorted by category + cheap, as always!

Crowdsauce are a little more interesting than your standard daily deals site – they offer users the chance to request┬ádeals from merchants, as well as purchase deals that have already been requested + negotiated by their team.

The graphic below says it best.

We’re pretty excited to have an affiliation with them – just like us, [...]

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Group buying industry responds to Groupon concerns

June 6th, 2011 : posted in News by M Bryant

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Groupon IPOThere have been numerous concerns and questions about the sustainability of Groupon since the company released an IPO valuing themselves at around $20 billion. Moreso, the group buying model itself, pioneered by Groupon, has been re-examined for its long term validity.

The IPO revealed that Groupon lost $US413m in 2010 after aggressive customer acquisitions.

Local group buying sites responded yesterday maintaining that they are profitable, despite the huge losses of Groupon in the US.

Catch of the Day revealed that their site Scoopon is showing profits, while Deals.com.au founder Adam Schwab [...]

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