Buytopia acquires six competitors

Canadian group-buying Web site Buytopia.ca has scooped up six of its rivals during a round of acquisitions spanning the last year. Starting in May 2012, Buytopia began acquiring smaller competitors and it has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 31st, 2013 Candice So

Starbucks

When it comes to the “daily deals” market in Canada, companies such as Groupon, Teambuy and Wagjag lead the way. But the success of a recent promo by a relatively smaller player on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

TeamBuy and Dealfind set to merge: report

Two Toronto-based group buying Web sites – TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind -  are set to merge, reports the blog of the Canadian Deals Association. The unconfirmed merger marks the consolidation in the group buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

TeamBuy raises $5 million to expand its social buying service

Toronto-based social buying company TeamBuy has closed a $5-million round of financing, it announced today.The proceeds, raised from existing shareholders in the private company,will be used to shore up Teambuy's newly launched servicestargetingshopping

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Group buying sites mature as huge market size becomes clear

As the packed-to-the-brim shopping malls on Boxing Day promise to remind us this weekend, shoppers love a bargain. That’s the crux of what’s inspired the many sites looking to cash in on the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson