November 02, 2009 11:31 ET Launches Coupon Platform for Merchants

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2009) -, Canada's largest online shopping community, has launched a new Canadian Coupon Platform that allows merchants to quickly and easily create their own coupons to be displayed on and Scarlett Lounge.

According to a survey conducted by Ipsos Reid(i), almost three-quarters of online Canadians have in the past, used a coupon at online retailers or printed a coupon found online to use in-store. Merchants looking to expose their brands to consumers can add coupons to reach the site's 2 million plus monthly unique visitors. Self-serve and custom plans are available starting from $30 per month. Some benefits of the $30 Basic Plan include:

- Guaranteed placement and visibility by placing coupons prominently above editorial coupons

- Flexible options to easily create online, in-store, or manufacturer coupons in as little as 60 seconds

- Customizable profile with images to highlight your brand or business

Merchants ranging from small businesses to national chains are already using this service and are thrilled with the results. "We are pleased to be featured in the new Coupons section. It's an excellent opportunity to promote the Dine.TO brand and expose more people to our clients' special offers," says Stratos Papachristopoulos, Director of Operations at Dine.TO. Cindy Wilson, Marketing & Sales Manager of Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, adds that "'s Featured Coupons consistently exceed our ROI objectives."

The Coupons Section has over 1,000 live coupons, and over 200 Ontario restaurant coupons alone. Some of the Canadian coupons that can currently be found on the site are:

- Free shipping on orders over $50 at, Expires November 7th

- $35 off $350 or more at, Expires April 30th, 2010

- $20 off Admission to Mysteriously Yours... Dinner Theatre, Expires April 30th, 2010


Launched in November 2000, uses the power of community to alert bargain-hunting consumers to Canadian deals via the Internet. The site currently boasts over 2 million monthly unique visitors and over 30 million page views every month.

Visit the Coupons Section at

(i)The Ipsos Canadian Inter@ctive Reid Report, Quarter 2-2009, Contact Mark Laver of Ipsos Reid at 403-294-7393 for more information about the report.

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