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March 21, 2011 10:35 ET

kgbdeals Signs On for a Five-City Facebook Deals Test Across the US

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Facebook® users will benefit from new deals by kgbdeals (www.kgbdeals.com) in coming weeks. 

Facebook will conduct a test for Deals that allows people to buy deals on Facebook and share them with their friends. Local businesses in San Francisco, San Diego, Atlanta, Dallas and Austin will be able to sign up to use this feature soon and people will be able to find Deals in the coming weeks.

kgbdeals recognizes the potential for the rapidly emerging commercial phenomena of daily deals that saves users 50-90% on local and national lifestyle products and services.

kgb founder and ceo Robert Pines said: "In our 20 years of experience serving the public, we've never seen anything take off like daily deals. Now, Facebook's five-city Deals test connects small businesses with new customers in a way that would have been unimaginable even two years ago. We believe our skill at finding and working with the best small businesses to craft compelling deals for our whole community has a natural fit with what Facebook users enjoy and are seeking."

Since launching a year ago in March 2010, kgbdeals already reaches 60 markets globally. One of the fastest growing daily deal destinations on the web, kgbdeals' locally based teams of "dealfinders" rigorously research each deal to ensure that customers enjoy both significant savings and great experiences at the best local establishments.

Small businesses benefit as consumers find it easy to experiment and broaden their lifestyle. Offers range from dining and hospitality, health and beauty, and fitness, to travel, education, and consumer products and services for the home and family.

Because kgbdeals delivers vouchers within minutes after deals are purchased, customers have the flexibility to plan, book and share these experiences with their friends and to help ensure that merchants will be able to accommodate them. kgbdeals always stands behind every deal with a "no quibble" customer service promise.

For merchants, kgbdeals is committed to designing deals that not only help attract new customers but also promise to help grow their business over the long term by nurturing a loyal, repeat clientele. kgbdeals offers merchants flexibility in crafting deals and the fastest and fairest payment terms in the deals category.

About kgbdeals

kgbdeals (www.kgbdeals.com) is a daily deals site available in over 60 cities in the US, UK, France and Italy. Since its March 2010 launch in New York City, London, Paris, and Milan, kgbdeals is now available in an expanding list of U.S. cities, including New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Orange County-Inland Empire (CA), Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco-East Bay, San Jose and Washington DC. kgbdeals saves people 50-90% on their favorite products and services, while providing local businesses with a cost effective way to expand their customer base. To receive kgbdeals' daily free emails for the best deals in your local city and nationally, sign up at www.kgbdeals.com. The parent company of kgbdeals is kgb, a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its almost twenty year history, kgb has built some of the most successful brands in the telecommunications, customer care and enhanced information services sectors. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally.

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