partners with American Apparel to offer week-long, Canada-wide deal

by Knowlton Thomas | Startups

UPDATE: At peak time was averaging more than a buy per second for it's American Apparel deal. The deal closed with 19,574 purchases surpassing American Apparel's Groupon offer last November in the US which sold only 14,000. has announced an exclusive, coast-to-coast buy with American Apparel.

TeamBuyers who purchase the American Apparel feature between Monday, September 26 and Sunday, October 2 for $25 will receive a $50 credit for use online or at any location across Canada.

“American Apparel offers great basics for men, women and kids, so we felt like this would be a valuable feature our customers would enjoy. There is something for everyone,” said Ghassan Halazon, CEO of “Plus, we have more savings to share; anyone who downloads our new iPhone app will receive $5 in TeamBucks to use towards any offer they like.” claims it is the largest and fastest-growing independently owned Canadian team-buying website. It launched in Toronto October 2009. In July 2011 announced that they had raised $7 Million from an undisclosed institutional investor.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a Canadian-based team-buying website that launched in Toronto in October 2009. The site secures impressive savings by using team-buying power, giving users the benefit of buying in bulk without actually having to. Each feature depends on a minimum number of buyers signing up; if the Buy is successful, a Team Ticket is sent via email within 24 hours to those who purchased. If the... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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