Like Out of Milk

closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Retale, acquired Out of Milk

synopsis: Retale, a technology company that develops mobile-first shopping experiences, announced the acquisition of Out of Milk, the biggest shopping list app on Android in North America. Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Retale
Founded in October 2013, Retale wants to be a go-to shopping resource for today’s mobile shopper. Reinventing the way shoppers consume information from stores and brands, Retale enables 25 million active users worldwide to discover and receive great savings through ads and coupons. "
target parent: InfoScout, Inc.
target: Out of Milk
Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists. With the Out of Milk mobile app, users can quickly build and manage detailed shopping lists.
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closed 6/19/2014 via Company Press Release

InfoScout, Inc., acquired Out of Milk

synopsis: InfoScout, a mobile-powered retail market research provider announced that it acquired the world’s most-used and top-rated shopping list app, Out of Milk. The app has nearly one million active users who add 12 million items to their shopping lists every month, thus expressing their purchase intent before they go shopping.
buyer: InfoScout, Inc.
InfoScout’s real-world analytics make brands better marketers by providing the industry’s largest, richest & most actionable source of consumer behavior throughout the path-to-purchase. Leading consumer goods companies leverage their data to measure and improve market share and brand loyalty. "
target: Out of Milk
Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists. With the Out of Milk mobile app, users can quickly build and manage detailed shopping lists.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Slyce, purchased Software Assets from Hiku Labs

synopsis: Slyce announced the acquisition of the software assets of Hiku, an innovative startup that created a voice-enabled handheld scanner for building shopping lists at home. While Hiku initially sold devices direct to consumer, Slyce acquired the software assets and intends to shift to offering a white-label solution for grocery retailers.
buyer: Slyce (SLC:$0.83)
Slyce is the market leader in image recognition for retail, powering visual search in apps for retailers. The service can identify virtually any product from an image and enable customers to snap a photo to buy something, add it to a wishlist, find it in store, or create another retail moment. "
seller: Hiku Labs
The software assets of Hiku Labs include a shopping list app. Customers can use the app to manage grocery lists or connect Hiku to online stores to make online shopping a breeze.
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closed 1/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Coupons, Inc., acquired GroceryIQ

synopsis: Coupons, Inc., the world’s leading digital coupon provider has acquired the popular GroceryIQ™ application for Apple’s iPhone from its publisher Free State Labs. Version 2 with mobile coupons is already in developmet and planned for a February release, and all current users will get the upgrade for free.
buyer: Coupons, Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons, Inc. is the global leader in interactive coupon solutions, providing clients with complete coupon promotional opportunities that appeal to key customer demographics. Coupons' innovative marketing technology solutions help top brands and retailers reach consumers on thousands of Web sites. "
target: GroceryIQ
GroceryIQ is the leading grocery shopping application for the iPhone or iPod Touch. The application comes preloaded with more than 130,000 items commonly found in supermarkets across America.
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closed 4/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired ZipList, Inc.

synopsis: Media giant Condé Nast announced that it has acquired online recipe box and shopping list tool ZipList for an undisclosed amount. ZipList is a free, easy-to-use online and mobile shopping list and recipe search service that enables shoppers to create and share grocery lists and recipe boxes with family members.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast Publications, home to many of the world's celebrated magazines and websites, is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each of our magazines features renowned editors, writers and photographers. "
target: ZipList, Inc.
ZipList is a free, easy-to-use online and mobile shopping list and recipe search service that enables shoppers to create and share grocery lists and recipe boxes with family members. Users can arrange their lists by aisle or store, and can save recipes to a central recipe box.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Freshub merged with Ikan,

synopsis: IKAN, the builder of Ikan Grocery Scanner, the world's first voice-enabled grocery list builder, announced merger with Freshub, Israel's leading independent smart kitchen commerce provider. Freshub is joining IKAN's portfolio of companies and will be called "Freshub, an IKAN company."
buyer: Ikan
IKAN is the builder of Ikan Grocery Scanner, the world's first voice-enabled grocery list builder. With the Grocery Scanner, IKAN invented and brought to market the concept of smart kitchen commerce and voice based shopping. "
target: Freshub
Headquartered in Israel, Freshub is a leading provider of Smart Kitchen Commerce technology. Their solutions bring grocery retailers, appliance manufacturers, and eGrocery and digital coupon providers together, to make the IoT-driven smart kitchen a reality.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Retale, acquired Out of Milk

synopsis: Retale, a technology company that develops mobile-first shopping experiences, announced the acquisition of Out of Milk, the biggest shopping list app on Android in North America. Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Retale
Founded in October 2013, Retale wants to be a go-to shopping resource for today’s mobile shopper. Reinventing the way shoppers consume information from stores and brands, Retale enables 25 million active users worldwide to discover and receive great savings through ads and coupons. "
target parent: InfoScout, Inc.
target: Out of Milk
Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists. With the Out of Milk mobile app, users can quickly build and manage detailed shopping lists.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2014 via Company Press Release

InfoScout, Inc., acquired Out of Milk

synopsis: InfoScout, a mobile-powered retail market research provider announced that it acquired the world’s most-used and top-rated shopping list app, Out of Milk. The app has nearly one million active users who add 12 million items to their shopping lists every month, thus expressing their purchase intent before they go shopping.
buyer: InfoScout, Inc.
InfoScout’s real-world analytics make brands better marketers by providing the industry’s largest, richest & most actionable source of consumer behavior throughout the path-to-purchase. Leading consumer goods companies leverage their data to measure and improve market share and brand loyalty. "
target: Out of Milk
Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists. With the Out of Milk mobile app, users can quickly build and manage detailed shopping lists.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Retale, acquired Out of Milk

synopsis: Retale, a technology company that develops mobile-first shopping experiences, announced the acquisition of Out of Milk, the biggest shopping list app on Android in North America. Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Retale
Founded in October 2013, Retale wants to be a go-to shopping resource for today’s mobile shopper. Reinventing the way shoppers consume information from stores and brands, Retale enables 25 million active users worldwide to discover and receive great savings through ads and coupons. "
target parent: InfoScout, Inc.
target: Out of Milk
Available on Android and iOS, Out of Milk simplifies the shopping experience, letting users create, manage, and share shopping lists. With the Out of Milk mobile app, users can quickly build and manage detailed shopping lists.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/2/2018 via Forbes

GFH Financial Group, will acquire The Entertainer

synopsis: GFH Financial Group announced that it will acquire an 85% stake in Dubai-based lifestyle app and incentives provider The Entertainer. Founded in 2001, The Entertainer provides incentive offers from well-known fine dining restaurants, leisure, entertainment, beauty and hotel brands across 15 countries in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia.
buyer: GFH Financial Group (KWSE:GFH:$191.23)
GFH is one of the most recognized financial groups in the Gulf region. Its businesses include Asset Management, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking and Real Estate Development. The Group’s operations are focused in the GCC, North Africa and India. "
target: The Entertainer
Founded in 2001, the Entertainer is a Dubai-based lifestyle app and incentives provider. The Entertainer provides incentive offers from well-known fine dining restaurants, leisure, entertainment, beauty and hotel brands across 15 countries in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

CheckoutSmart, acquired Scondoo GmbH

synopsis: Cashback app CheckoutSmart has acquired German mobile shopping reward company Scondoo to extend its reach in Europe.
buyer: CheckoutSmart
CheckoutSmart’s iOS and Android app delivers cashback offers for various groceries — or fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) — from leading brands to a user’s phone. "
target: Scondoo GmbH
Scondoo, based in Germany, is a free app that pays money for a user's purchases. Forget prospectuses or coupons and get cashback - simply! Scondoo has exclusive deals and discounts for any supermarket or drug store.
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closed 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

HighCo, acquired PromoLand

synopsis: HighCo SA announced that it has acquired Promoland, a discount coupon smartphone application. They allow mobile users to reach promotions in stores via coupons available on their terminal.
buyer: HighCo (ENXTPA:HCO:$174.97)
HighCo is a Marketing Solutions group for mass-market retailers and consumer goods manufacturers, offering five complementary services: coupon issuing, sampling, point-of-sale activities (in-store media, merchandising, field marketing), clearing and communications consulting. "
target: PromoLand
PROMOLAND is a free iPhone app to save money on users' groceries in supermarket, through specials and monthly lotteries. They allow mobile users to reach promotions in stores via coupons available on their terminal.
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closed 3/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Shopular

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping, announced the acquisition of Shopular, a mobile product discovery app that is a consistent leader in user popularity and ratings. Shopular delights shoppers with its intuitive product discovery experience and mobile shopping alerts.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target: Shopular
Shopular delights shoppers with its intuitive product discovery experience and mobile shopping alerts. Shopular is used by over a million consumers who consistently reward it with the highest ratings.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Quotient Technology Inc., acquired Shopmium

synopsis: Quotient Technology Inc., a leader in the digital transformation of the multi-billion dollar promotions industry, announced its acquisition of Shopmium, an award winning mobile receipt scanning and cash-back app platform that has saved consumers millions of dollars from companies such as Coca-Cola, SC Johnson, Heineken, and L'Oreal.
buyer: Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Quotient Technology Inc., which recently changed its name from Coupons.com Incorporated, is a leading digital promotion and media platform that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products. "
target: Shopmium
Shopmium is a mobile couponing and promotion service. They allow customer packaged goods manufacturers to send targeted coupons to mobile users. Their solution includes coupon targeting, broadcasting, geolocalized redemption and payment.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Global Savings Group, acquired Pouch

synopsis: Pouch, the UK's No.1 money-saving browser extension and stars of BBCs' Dragons Den, have been acquired by German PubTech platform Global Savings Group. The London-based startup, which launched to the public in September 2016, is mostly known for their free shopping tool.
buyer: Global Savings Group
Based in Germany, Global Savings Group is a PubTech platform for commerce content that enables world’s leading publishers to generate revenues by offering recommendations, deals and discounts to consumers. "
target: Pouch
Pouch is the UK's no.1 tool for saving time and money when buying online. Pouch work with thousands of retailers to promote their best deals and discounts to their ideal customers.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Wikibuy

synopsis: Capital One has acquired Wikibuy, a company that develops automated online shopping comparison engines. Two million members use Wikibuy to automatically find low prices and coupon codes and earn loyalty points, often while comparison shopping on Amazon.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$22,241.00)
Capital One Financial Corporation is a bank holding company specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking and savings products headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Capital One is ranked 11th on the list of largest banks in the United States by assets. "
target: Wikibuy
Wikibuy develops automated online shopping comparison engines. Two million members use Wikibuy to automatically find low prices and coupon codes and earn loyalty points, often while comparison shopping on Amazon. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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closed 6/14/2018 via PE Hub

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, The Hearst Corporation, acquired Slickdeals, LLC

synopsis: Warburg Pincus has sold Slickdeals to West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Hearst. Slickdeals is the leading online deal community, where 10 million users interact to share the most up-to-date information on online shopping deals and coupons.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
West Street Capital Partners VII is a fund managed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, the primary center for the Goldman Sachs' long-term principal investing activity. Hearst is one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Slickdeals, LLC
Slickdeals is the leading online deal community, where 10 million users interact to share the most up-to-date information on online shopping deals and coupons. Through the power of crowdsourcing, Slickdeals has saved members over $5.5 billion by providing a forum for communication.
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closed 1/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Digio, acquired Poup

synopsis: Digio, a digital credit card from bank CBSS, acquiring the Brazilian cashback website Poup. Poup is an online platform that provides discounts, promotions, and money back for online shopping activities by directing consumers to offers from other online retailers.
buyer parent: Banco CBSS
buyer: Digio
Digio is a digital payment platform from Banco CBSS. Digio lets users apply for a credit card, manage their expenses, and make payments using their mobile phone. "
target: Poup
Poup is an online platform that helps consumers in Brazil save money on online shopping. Poup provides discounts, promotions, and money back for online shopping activities by directing consumers to offers from other online retailers.
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closed 12/31/2017 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired BlackFriday.com

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that the company has acquired BlackFriday.com, a website that lets shoppers view popular Black Friday ads in one central location. BlackFriday.com helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: BlackFriday.com
BlackFriday.com is a website that helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers. Since 2006, BlackFriday.com has helped hundreds of millions of shoppers view the popular Black Friday ads in one central location.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

MyMilitarySavings.com, acquired ThriftyShopaholic.com

synopsis: MyMilitarySavings.com, the flagship site and distribution network of bBIG Communications, has acquired ThriftyShopaholic.com. The company was established in 2010 by Michelle Dudas, an army spouse and mom stationed at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas, with the simple goal of providing shopping advice, tips, and coupon savings to fellow military families.
buyer parent: bBIG Communications
buyer: MyMilitarySavings.com
MyMilitarySavings.com is the #1 military shopper community providing family savings and promotions to over 67,000 Member Families. It’s the first digital, social and mobile media network designed exclusively for military families who receive daily savings from over 340 leading brands. "
target: ThriftyShopaholic.com
ThriftyShopaholic.com was established in 2010 with the simple goal of providing commissary shopping advice, tips, and coupon savings to fellow military families. It also offers “outside the gates” savings at specialty retailers and big box stores like Zulily, Best Buy, and others.
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closed 3/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Extrabux

synopsis: Ebates Inc., the owner and operator of the world's most rewarding shopping programs, announced the acquisition of Extrabux, a free, comparison shopping website where consumers discover the best prices, find coupons, and earn cash back on their online purchases.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates is the leader and pioneer in online cash back shopping. Ebates rewards consumers around the world by providing cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, and promotions at over 2,600 retailers. "
target: Extrabux
Extrabux is a comparison shopping engine that integrates discounts from cash back and online coupons. It allows consumers to discover the best prices, find coupons, and earn cash back on their online purchases.
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closed 11/19/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc., acquired Techbargains.com

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc., a leading digital media company in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, announced the acquisition of TechBargains.com, the leading deal aggregation website for electronic products, from Exponential Interactive, Inc. Ziff Davis is a division of j2 Global, Inc.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 50 million in-market buyers every month. Ziff Davis sites feature trusted reviews of the newest and hottest tech products, news, commentary, tech deals and much more. "
target parent: Exponential Interactive Inc.
target: Techbargains.com
Techbargains.com is a leading online provider of trustworthy product and buying information. Techbargains.com operates an online portal that helps consumers find bargains and low prices on consumer technology products.
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announced 11/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Trig Media Group AB, will acquire Jello AB

synopsis: Trig Media Group has signed an agreement to acquire Jello AB, which operates three Websites, including Jello.se that offers e-shoppers a cash-back service; Smarto.se, which offers price comparison; and Butiker.se that provides a Web catalogue. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Trig Media Group AB (XTRA:TRIG:$0.09)
Trig Media Group offers a technical platform (Mobicard E - Card Organizer) that digitizes member loyalty's and benefit cards, or offers, in a format that can be downloaded to the mobile telephone. The company is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. "
target: Jello AB
Jello AB operates three Websites, including Jello.se that offers e-shoppers a cash-back service; Smarto.se, which offers price comparison; and Butiker.se that provides a Web catalogue. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
price ($mm)
$1.79*
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announced 8/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp., will acquire Sidebuy Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp. will acquire SideBuy.com's unique daily deal and coupon aggregator technology. SideBuy.com is a daily deal aggregator. Each day all deals offered by hundreds of providers in all cities across Canada, USA, the UK and Australia are found and listed on SideBuy.com.
buyer: Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp.
Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp.’s focus is on next generation mobile technology solutions. The Imogo Private Cloud Portal Platform provides fast and secure access to email, documents, voicemail, office phone, faxes and other services in one convenient bundled service. "
target: Sidebuy Technologies Inc.
SideBuy.com is a Vancouver based technology start-up that develops technologies and applications to help consumers with online shopping and e-commerce. SideBuy.com is a personal shopping assistant that lists all deals available in Canada, US, Australia and United Kingdom.
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closed 9/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Performance Marketing Brands, Inc., acquired FatWallet

synopsis: Ebates announced the creation of a new company called Performance Marketing Brands, Inc. (PMB) to own and operate the world’s most rewarding shopper loyalty programs. PMB has acquired the savvy shopping and reward site FatWallet.com, a preferred online shopping resource for millions of savvy consumers.
buyer parent: Ebates
buyer: Performance Marketing Brands, Inc.
Performance Marketing Brands (PMB) owns and operates the world’s most rewarding shopping programs. Through its family of distinct websites and reward programs, PMB users can get a great deal and earn money back every time they shop. "
target: FatWallet
FatWallet is a preferred online shopping resource for millions of savvy consumers. FatWallet.com works closely with hundreds of retailers like HP, Newegg, Walmart and Amazon to publish thousands of special offers, discounts, coupon codes and Cash Back rewards to online shoppers.
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closed 9/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Performance Marketing Brands, Inc., acquired AnyCoupons

synopsis: Ebates announced the creation of Performance Marketing Brands, Inc. (PMB) to own and operate the world’s most rewarding shopper loyalty programs. PMB has acquired the coupon shopping site AnyCoupons.com, the one stop shop for virtually any coupon, code, or discount available on the web for use at thousands of retailers.
buyer parent: Ebates
buyer: Performance Marketing Brands, Inc.
Performance Marketing Brands (PMB) owns and operates the world’s most rewarding shopping programs. Through its family of distinct websites and reward programs, PMB users can get a great deal and earn money back every time they shop. "
target: AnyCoupons
AnyCoupons is a one stop shop for virtually any coupon, code, or discount available on the web for use at thousands of retailers, both online and off. For everything from diapers to diamonds, www.anycoupons.com has any coupon you need.
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closed 5/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Pricetector, Inc., acquired Price Protectr LLC

synopsis: Pricetector, a private Social Loyalty company, announced that it has acquired Price Protectr LLC, the recognized leader in price-alert services. Price Protectr has tracked more than $50 million of consumer purchases and delivered more that $3 million in money-saving alerts.
buyer: Pricetector, Inc.
Pricetector is a private Social Loyalty company. The company wants to help leading brands create more meaningful, sustained loyalty with their consumers, and for consumers to feel in a more tangible way that their business is appreciated. "
target: Price Protectr LLC
Founded in 2006, Price Protectr LLC is the leading provider of consumer price-alert services. Consumers could be eligible for refunds if they buy from any of Price Protectr's 158 supported retailers since there are lots of stores that offer price protection policies.
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closed 11/30/2010 via BNC Analysis

Beyond the Rack, acquired TopButton.com

synopsis: Beyond the Rack, Canada's go-to flash sale site, received $36 million in funding, and has acquired sample sale listing site Top Button.
buyer: Beyond the Rack
Beyond the Rack is a private shopping club for women and men who want designer brand apparel and accessories at prices up to 80% off retail. We obtain authentic designer merchandise and provide it exclusively to our members through limited-time events. "
target: TopButton.com
Founded in 1999, Top Button Inc. (formerly NYSALE.com) is a FREE membership that gives registered users access to thousands of exclusive walk-in Sample Sales, insider shopping event invitations, offers, deals and discounts.
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closed 5/29/2007 via PR Newswire

Exponential Interactive Inc., acquired Techbargains.com

synopsis: Exponential, a technology-enabled media services company and parent company of online advertising network Tribal Fusio, has acquired Techbargains.com, a premier destination site for consumer technology product offers. The acquisition adds an important consumer technology deal site to the Exponential portfolio.
buyer: Exponential Interactive Inc.
Exponential is a technology-enabled media services company that delivers innovative products and services to meet the demands of today's digital advertisers. Through a variety of offerings, the Exponential group of businesses enables online advertisers to reach their target audiences. "
target: Techbargains.com
Techbargains.com is a leading online provider of trustworthy product and buying information. Techbargains.com operates an online portal that helps consumers find bargains and low prices on consumer technology products.
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TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc. is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$358.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
773
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Ticker: ASX:CAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$281.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.71
EBIT ($mm)
$125.79
Net Income ($mm)
$82.69
Employees
394
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Ticker: ABTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel pioneered online car buying and has grown to become one of the most influential automotive consumer websites today. Autobytel has also received numerous industry accolades for providing high quality leads and a full range of marketing services to dealers and manufacturers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$110.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.22
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.89
Employees
148
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Ticker: TC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
833
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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