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dealnews Experiences Record Growth in November, during National Deal Week

TMCNet:  dealnews Experiences Record Growth in November, during National Deal Week

[December 05, 2012]

dealnews Experiences Record Growth in November, during National Deal Week

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--

dealnews.com, the premier aggregator of the best deals on consumer electronics, gadgets, computers, apparel, and more, today announced record growth during National 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 2011.

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.

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About dealnews

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 Dublin, Ireland.


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