BIA/Kelsey Revises Deals Forecast Upward Slightly, due to more entrants, rapid market expansion & grown consumer adoption

BIA/Kelsey, adviser to companies in the local media industry, today released an update of its U.S. deals forecast, first issued in March.

Express makes cautious entry into Canada

Express President and CEO Michael Weiss said that the U.S.-based apparel chain carefully considered how it would price its wares in Canada.

Facebook to add “Want” button to aid social shopping.

Consumers may soon be able to alert their friends when they want a particular product on Facebook

Shop To It Inc. Launches Deal Search Engine

Let’s face it – when Groupon and Living Social went to market, their product was fresh and unique. Now that the competition has stepped up, wading through the myriad of emails to check out daily offers is time consuming and repetitive.

Retailers reveal lists of hot toys for Christmas

Toys R Us has revealed its list of what it expects to be the hottest toys this holiday season. The list includes Air Swimmers eXtreme from Animal Planet,and more.

Facebook plans ad giveaway that targets small businesses

Facebook is planning to give away $50 in free advertising to as many as 200,000 small businesses in a bid to give them a taste of the social network’s marketing potential.