purchased by Yellow Pages Group

by Rob Lewis

The Yellow Pages Group (YPG) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Toronto-based Clear Sky Media, owner of, a site that provides online promotions and shopping tools to Canadians. With 2.2 Million unique visitors every month, attracts an engaged community of savvy shoppers.

The acquisition includes three destinations that serve Canadians nationally -,, and Scarlett Lounge.

“The Yellow Pages Group network of properties continues to grow and expand,” said Stephane Marceau, Chief Marketing Officer, Yellow Pages Group. “With, we will further help Canadians in making smart purchasing decisions, in finding the best merchants, the best deals and in reaping savings. It is equally great news for YPG advertisers who will soon have a simple yet powerful way to promote their offerings to existing and new customers. Conducting targeted online and mobile coupon campaigns is about to become easy for advertisers of all sizes.” was started nine years ago by President and Founder Derek Szeto. Originally the focus of was technology shopping deals but over time thanks to the addition of a forum a community grew around all types of shopping.

No details on acquisition price have been released however Szeto will remain with the company.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada is Canada's largest bargain shopping community! Saving money is as Canadian as poutine or rolling up the rim on a double double. We search the online stores and store flyers for the best prices, free stuff, and Canadian coupons. If you find a great sale while shopping, a warehouse sale or a Canadian coupon, send it in and share your deal! Be sure to check out the... more

Clear Sky Media
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Clear Sky Media is a Toronto-based firm that provides unique online channels for marketers to reach consumers with its sites: and harnesses the power of community to scour Canada for all of the latest shopping information. The site is a valuable resource to consumers and provides unique marketing opportunities for advertisers. According to... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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