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In just over a month since its launch on the iOS platform, DEAL.com.sg unveils its mobile application for the Android market. An innovative approach on daily deals, the company’s paperless approach towards mobile purchases has been a hit with iPhone users. DEAL.com.sg aims to rocket group buying in Singapore on various platforms, where each milestone is a technological step forward for the ultimate DEAL experience.
Singapore – September 19, 2011 – Singapore’s first and largest daily deals site, DEAL.com.sg (DEAL) has today launched its mobile application on the Android platform. This advancement of DEAL’s mobile applications rides upon the success of its iPhone application launch in August 2011. This development will enable DEAL to delight Android users in Singapore with unique daily deals.
Patrick Linden, the Chief Executive Officer of DEAL, champions the company’s resolved progress. “We aim to transform online shopping into a fun, hassle-free experience. Tapping on technological advancements in mobile applications has worked favourably for DEAL.com.sg. We intend to continue making waves in Singapore with this launch, and hope that our Android customers will enjoy their DEAL experience from their mobile phones”
Indeed the company has had proven success with technology and the numbers have backed this up. DEAL’s iPhone application rocketed to the top spot on iTunes Lifestyle upon its launch, driven by its unique feature – a paperless redemption process. This has made it more convenient for customers to redeem DEAL vouchers, simply showing the merchants their mobile phone, as well as contribute towards saving Gaia. The application also topped the Free App ranking in Singapore on iTunes and its lifestyle category. With over 22,000 downloads and more than 67,500 visits on its application within the first five days, going mobile was definitely a step in the right direction for DEAL. To date, DEAL’s iPhone application has received over 100,000 downloads.
“I’m an avid bargain hunter, and have been using DEAL.com.sg for over a year, visiting their website on a regular basis. I’m really looking forward to using the mobile application, as this will allow me to check out and buy the latest deals, while on the move, and also redeem my deal purchases in an easy, environmentally-friendly manner,” said Android user, Marvin Ng, who is also a customer of DEAL.
Through such value-added services, DEAL aims to provide a positive customer experience and boost its position as the number one daily deals site in Singapore. When enjoying your tasty food, new activities or exciting holidays becomes as simple as flashing your phone to the merchants, this is indeed a DEAL experience.
Established in 2010, DEAL.com.sg has become Singapore’s Number One online shopping platform, offering what its customers love to have at the best price.DEAL remains unrivalled in providing both customers and merchants with unique experiences in Singapore. The company values the remarkable partnerships it has with merchant partners and takes pride in passing the great savings directly to its valued customers. In 2010, DEAL won the Red Herring Asia 100 award.
At zero risk, DEAL’s reputable merchants gain new customers through these partnerships, recognizing the benefits of being featured on DEAL.com.sg. The invincible DEALGuru welcomes interactions through Facebook and followers on @DEALGuruSG!
About Patrick Linden, CEO DEAL.com.sg
Patrick is the co-founder and CEO of Dealguru Holdings Pte Ltd, running the leading daily deal sites DEAL.com.sg in Singapore and MyDEAL.com.my in Malaysia. Within 12 months, he grew the company from 2 to 110 employees and a monthly turnover exceeding 3,000,000 USD. Prior to DEAL.com.sg, Patrick founded the international high potential network iHipo.com, which was sold to Potentialpark Communications A.B. in early 2010. Patrick holds an MBA from ESB Reutlingen (Germany). He’s been an active internet entrepreneur since his university days, building businesses in Germany, India and Singapore.