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Why B.C. Government's Purchase Card Records Are So Illuminating

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

That's politics. The public gets irate over the small amounts because they can relate to them. But the funny thing is that politicians who get the small things right generally don't screw up the bigger ones.

Smart Shopping: How To Hunt For Discounts

Andrew Tai | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Style
Andrew Tai

Ever missed out on a deal so crazy-good that you couldn't stop thinking about it for days? If you're like the rest of us, then your answer is probably yes. Missing good deals is standard because good deals tend to happen all the time, while we are always somehow at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Luckily, there's a fixer for that and it's called taking control.

Groupon CEO Fired

CP | Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Struggling online deals pioneer Groupon has ousted its quirky founder and CEO Andrew Mason amid worries that people are tiring of the...

The Top Website Canadians Shop At Is...

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

Canadians spend a lot of time online. A recent study found we Canucks are among the world's top Internet users, doing everything from streaming vid...

What LivingSocial and Groupon Show Us About Sex And Shopping

Rachel Ryan | Posted 12.08.2011 | Canada
Rachel Ryan

While females, football, and food are certainly enticing, there is no single word or concept more powerful than "free" in the marketing and sales industry. Offer a man or woman just about anything marginally-to-very valuable at a discount and chances are, they'll gobble it up like it's going out of style.

Don't Blame Groupon

Mitch Joel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Mitch Joel

I have no desire for another daily deal on a pedicure or hair removal, but I am interested in what new businesses in my area are open. And if the experience is great, I'm happy to be a loyal customer. But ultimately it's up to the merchants to build that relationship.