|[December 05, 2012]
dealnews Experiences Record Growth in November, during National Deal Week
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
the premier aggregator of the best deals on consumer electronics,
gadgets, computers, apparel, and more, today announced record growth
Deal Week, the heaviest online shopping period of the year spanning
Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday (News - Alert).
During this five-day period, dealnews experienced a 67% growth in
revenue and a 59% increase in online visits versus the same period in
During National Deal Week 2012, dealnews' website revenue surged 67%
compared to the same period a year ago, based on preliminary data. The
top day of revenue growth was Thanksgiving Day, which grew 118% compared
to Thanksgiving Day of 2011.
Traffic to dealnews from mobile devices also spiked during National Deal
Week, with year-over-year mobile visit growth topping 127%. That does
not include the growth from the dealnews
App and the dealnews Black
Friday App, for both iOS and Android (News - Alert). Together, those apps have been
installed approximately 1.4M times since inception, which represents 81%
growth in 2012.
"National Deal Week surpassed our expectations on both trffic and
revenue growth," said Dan de Grandpre, CEO, dealnews.com.
"We are particularly excited because a strong performance from
Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday usually portends excellent growth not
just for Q4 but for the next fiscal year as well. But more than
anything, I am honored and humbled to work with such a dedicated and
talented team. Our people worked long hours and sacrificed time with
their families to help us achieve stunning growth once again during this
most critical period of the year."
In order to help consumers find the hottest deals and discounts this
holiday shopping season, dealnews has created a dedicated Holiday
Gifts Tab, a resource that outlines the best deals for a wide
variety of the season's hottest gifts. In addition, dealnews' team of
deal hunters regularly share shopping tips, strategies and buying guides
to help consumers get the best deals: dealnews.com/features.
For more information, please visit dealnews.com.
More ways to connect with dealnews.com:
is the premier year-round resource for the best daily
deals on consumer electronics, gadgets, computers, apparel, and
more. Named one of the best services by PC World and best shopping site
by MSN Money, dealnews' mission is to inform consumers of the best
online bargains offered by trustworthy stores. dealnews relies on a team
of expert editors and proprietary research tools to uncover more than
200 of the web's hottest deals every day. Founded in 1997, dealnews is
headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, with offices in New York City and
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