January 20, 2015

Canadian bookstore chain Indigo Books and Music Inc. has enhanced its implementation of XCCommerce’s Promotion Solution Suite across all its channels by rolling out the Central Coupon Module.

January 20, 2015

To ensure coupon redemption, retailers may want to take a mobile approach.

January 15, 2015

Consumers enjoyed a very discounted holiday season. According to a new survey from Alliance Data Retail Services, there was a 12% increase in the number of consumers saving on holiday purchases using rewards, discount offers and coupons.

December 22, 2014

Checking the Yellow Pages for various types of information is a time-honored tradition, but now consumers can use the mobile version to find products. 

December 4, 2014

Hoping to boost its holiday mobile traffic, J.C.Penney has enhanced its digital presence, including an all-new JCPenney iPhone app. 

November 26, 2014

Meijer is offering a 20% coupon on Monday, Dec. 1, which it is calling “Digital Monday,” through its mPerks digital loyalty program.

November 26, 2014

New customers whose first transaction involves a discount or special offer are 50% less likely to return to make a second purchase. 

November 21, 2014

Retailers – take a step back from Black Friday weekend this year. 

November 17, 2014

According to a new poll of 1,000 U.S. consumers from Wanderful Media, parent company of local sales site Findnsave.com, 51% of shoppers are very interested in receiving mobile notifications regarding holiday deals and sales, and 20% of them have already signed up to receive mobile sale alerts.

November 5, 2014

Jamba Juice Co. has successfully optimized a campaign leveraging Fishbowl’s Promotions Manager solution. 

September 30, 2014

Consumers are still sensitive to price, so they're willing to drive at least five-to-10 minutes out of their way to get a better deal.

September 29, 2014

A Q&A with George Ruan, who is looking to revitalize coupons with start-up Honey.

September 22, 2014

As part of its recent Fall Expo Event, Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based global investor and technology accelerator that specializes in growing tech startups, held a startup pitch competition with 19 companies that are part of its Brand and Retail Accelerator program.

September 10, 2014

Consumers are increasingly interested in the BOPIS (buy online, pickup in store) option for making purchases.

September 8, 2014

Nearly all Americans (96%) are coupon users, according to the latest edition of the Shoppers Trend Report conducted in conjunction with The Omnibus Company.

August 7, 2014

Nearly seven-in-10 consumers (68%) surveyed strongly believe that digital coupons have a positive impact on a retailer's brand, and 68% also state that coupons generate loyalty.

July 15, 2014

Daily deals site LivingSocial is featuring a summer promotion called the Daily Gem, a chance for additional savings on premium and custom-selected deals based on a shopper’s preferences.

July 14, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers. Grabbing their interest is not only that devices can obtain individualized information from beacons, but that beacons can also obtain individualized information from mobile devices.

July 10, 2014

Also Known As Codes (AKA Codes) has rolled out its new website featuring unique coupon codes and online deals for men's and women's shoes, appliances and home furnishings.

June 24, 2014

Rebates for lighting upgrades are alive and well, with rebate organizations having updated their rebate and incentive programs for 2014. Currently, 71% of the country is covered by an active commercial lighting rebate, according to BriteSwitch, Princeton, New Jersey, which helps large national companies take advantage of rebate and incentive programs that exist across the United States and Canada.

Here is a review of major rebate trends from BriteSwitch: 

June 24, 2014

Groupon has reportedly purchased Canadian coupon app SnapSaves.

May 2, 2014

Toward the end of 2008, it became painstakingly obvious to retailers that impulse spending was out and frugal saving was in. Faced with an imminent recession, staggering job loss and quickly depleting discretionary and savings accounts, consumers began to shift their focus to value. The impact of such a large-scale economic event and an abrupt consumer focus shift would appear to alter the fundamental realities of retail.

April 29, 2014

Consumer confidence rose significantly in the first quarter of 2014, according to a MarketPulse survey from IRI. All age groups are reporting a more positive outlook — especially Millennials.

April 9, 2014

The Latinum Network — a company committed to helping big brands reach the U.S. Hispanic community — has developed an app specifically for Hispanic shoppers.