Yellow Pages Group

Yellow Pages Group

January 19, 2011 09:44 ET

Deal of the Day Launches in Calgary, Helping Residents Save Up to 95% on Top Local Businesses

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2011) - Calgary residents can now make good on other New Year's resolutions and save while shopping with the launch of Deal of the Day,'s group-buying service, in the greater Calgary area. This group-buying service from, Canada's #1 shopping community, offers savings up to 95% on local restaurants, shopping and cultural events. Calgary residents can now access this service for free at and register to daily emails alerts.

The incredible discounts are based on the buying power of people in groups: Deal of the Day negotiates amazing discounts with popular local businesses that have the potential of recruiting a substantial number of new customers. Each day, Deal of the Day subscribers receive free emails alerting them to deals and once a minimum number of buyers is reached, an offer is activated. Each member can forward the deal to friends and family – via email, Facebook or Twitter – and if a new referral makes a purchase, the person who forwarded the deal receives $5.

"In Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec and Montreal, consumers already saved millions of dollars in a few months thanks to We are now happy to introduce Deal of the Day and bring savings to Calgarians," said Stéphane Marceau, Chief Marketing Officer of Yellow Pages Group.

"Even if they splurged during the Holidays, these incredible savings will enable Calgary residents to discover their city and shop guilt-free," said Derek Szeto, founder of "The variety of deals we offer will be able to appeal to people with various demographic profiles or lifestyle", added Szeto.

Upcoming deals include savings on popular restaurant outings, boxing classes, personal care and a speed dating service:

  • Jan. 19, 2011 - $8 for $16 of food and beverages at Fats Bar & Grill
  • Jan. 22-23, 2011 - $20 for 1 month gym membership, unlimited tanning and 2 personal training sessions at Boss Boxing
  • Jan. 24, 2011 - $39 for a professional hair cut, scalp massage, deep conditioning treatment and blow dry at Total Hair & Body Worxx
  • Jan. 26, 2011 - $59 for a 2 for 1 ski/ snow board tune up worth $120 at Billy B Ski & Snowboard
  • Jan. 27, 2011 - $20 for Hip Speed Dating Events with, value $49.95

To subscribe to Deal of the Day, visit and select your city.

About is a leading provider of online promotions and shopping tools to Canadians that attracts more than 2.2 million unique visitors every month. Since September 2010, helps Canadians make substantial savings with its new group-buying service, Deal of the Day. is owned by Yellow Media Inc. (TSX:YLO). Yellow Media Inc. owns and operates some of Canada's leading properties and publications including Yellow Pages™ directories,™,™Auto Trader™(.ca), and For more information, visit

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