TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian mobile coupon software provider
retailcommon today announced an exciting partnership with Geomedia, a
specialist in media analytics and Canada's largest manager of
With over 8 million smartphone users in Canada it is increasingly
important for retailers to be able to connect with consumers on their
mobile devices. retailcommon, a market leader in the mobile coupon
industry, enables B2C companies to drive consumers to physical
locations by providing them with a software service that delivers
e-coupons to consumers' mobile devices. Geomedia manages more
promotional messages each week in Canada than any other company. The
partnership with retailcommon presents an opportunity for that
messaging to be delivered on a mobile device, giving consumers
immediate access to sales and promotions on the products they want.
"Geomedia has been the clear market leader and innovator in Canadian
media analytics for some time" said James Cunningham, President of
retailcommon. "They are recognized for providing leading edge solutions
in both the legacy and digital space. That is why they service so many
of Canada's most successful tier one retailers. We are thrilled that
they have chosen retailcommon to take their business mobile."
"With over two decades in retail media analytics, we bring a unique
perspective to the business. We are looking to bring digital
advertising to retail in a way that has not yet happened in Canada,"
said Steve Acland, President, Geomedia. "retailcommon is the first
company with technology that services the needs and speed of our
business. Their solution and interface are easy to use but the
technology behind the scenes is extremely sophisticated."
retailcommon enables retailers and consumer product or service companies
to create mobile coupons for promotion and delivery to existing and new
customers through digital and legacy media, and track response and
redemption data. Unlike other coupon services, retailcommon allows its
clients to control pricing, margin, content and distribution, while
maintaining ownership over the customer and tracking data.
retailcommon's solution allows businesses to reach existing and new
customers through email, Facebook, Twitter, SMS and QR code. The
product does not require consumers to download an app in order to
access the coupon and it works across all operating platforms.
retailcommon's solution also provides client businesses with insight
into which social media platforms are allowing them to best reach their
For further information:
Catherine Pringle 416-843-2005