BuyWithMe Purchases TownHog; Rapidly
Expands Marketing Platform
Acquisition Brings the Total to Six for BuyWithMe in 2011
September 09, 2011 11:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Leading national daily deals site BuyWithMe announced today its
sixth acquisition of the year, the purchase of TownHog.com, a San Francisco-based daily deals provider. A venture
of Dotblu Inc., TownHog has developed an extensive national footprint, merchant relationships and a significant and
loyal consumer following since launching in 2009.
“TownHog’s success in the industry is notable,” said Jim Crowley, CEO of BuyWithMe, Inc. “They are a
competitive force in multiple major markets around the country. We are excited to integrate their merchants and
consumers into our ever-growing daily deal and merchant loyalty platform.”
"Integrating our consumer facing business with BuyWithMe’s powerful set of marketing tools will provide local
merchants with increased exposure on sites most targeted to their potential customers," said Song Kim, CEO of
Dotblu. “BuyWithMe’s fundamental commitment to merchant success and to enabling ongoing loyalty is well aligned
with our vision.”
BuyWithMe (www.BuyWithMe.com) launched in May 2009 and is one of the country's leading group buying and
social commerce companies. BuyWithMe allows local merchants and consumers to discover, interact and transact
with each other and experience the best of what their city has to offer. The company’s marketing solutions allow
merchants to create voucher-free customized loyalty and rewards programs that drive repeat, long-term engagement
with their consumers and measure ROI. BuyWithMe currently operates in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas,
Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.
For merchants looking for more information about working with BuyWithMe, and consumers who want to learn
about the best offers in their city, visit www.BuyWithMe.com.
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New York, NY 10014
About Dotblu Inc.
Dotblu Inc. has been a leading player in the daily deal space since 2009 through its consumer facing website
TownHog.com, and its white label business, BluLabel (BluLabel.com). With a reach of over 50 million subscribers,
Dotblu’s private label service makes up the largest network of daily deal sites. Local media companies behind these
daily deal sites include Open Table, Cumulus Broadcast, CBS, the San Francisco Chronicle|SFGate, LIN Media,
and Citadel, among others.
Anne Evans, 781-487-4639
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