Kira Wampler had previously been chief marketing officer for ridesharing app Lyft.
The acquisition further expands BuyWithMe’s growing footprint in the Chicago marketplace and across the United States. BuyWithMe currently offers daily deals in 13 of the largest cities in the United States and expects to double that footprint over the course of 2011.
BOSTON & NEW YORK--BuyWithMe has acquired DealADayOnline, a group buying and social commerce company focused on the Chicago marketplace. This acquisition further expands BuyWithMe’s rapidly growing footprint in the Chicago marketplace and across the United States. BuyWithMe currently offers high-quality daily deals in 13 of the largest cities in the U.S. and is expecting to double that footprint over the course of 2011.
“We are expanding rapidly in Chicago and our acquisition of DealADayOnline is a logical extension of that”
“We are expanding rapidly in Chicago and our acquisition of DealADayOnline is a logical extension of that," said Jim Crowley, CEO of BuyWithMe, Inc. "DealADayOnline allows us to better meet the needs of our growing customer and merchant partners in the areas. We are delighted to welcome the DealADayOnline consumer and merchant community to the BuyWithMe family. We are also excited to help Chicagoans better discover and enjoy the many activities, destinations and experiences that are made possible by their local merchants."
“We’re very excited to join the BuyWithMe team. We pride ourselves on delivering a positive experience for merchants and consumers alike and those values are fully shared by BuyWithMe,” said Melissa Newman, CEO of DealADayOnline. “BuyWithMe is a clear and rapidly growing leader in this space, and our merchants and members will benefit from being a part of BuyWithMe’s larger community and capabilities which further accelerates our expansion in Chicago.”
BuyWithMe (www.BuyWithMe.com) launched in May 2009 and is one of the country's leading group buying and social commerce companies that allows consumers to discover and experience the best offerings from businesses in their city. BuyWithMe currently operates in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. and is expected to double that footprint over the course of 2011.
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.