Press Releases | RetailMeNot, Inc. ( becomes RetailMeNot World’s largest marketplace for digital offers continues to unify and grow its international brand Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Fashion Challenge sets new standards in coupon industry Glamorous fashion event with a networking character: Merchants and networks meet fashion bloggers. “Smart Shopping” with coupons as a connecting element between merchants and customers. Bloggers honored as the trend-setters and opinion-leaders of the industry. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:59:00 -0400 Safety vests compulsory as of July 1st: 4 in 10 still clueless 1 in 4 German drivers still has no safety vest in his or her vehicle. 41 per cent consider safety vests useless. Cheap but safe: Reflective vests can be bought online for as little as 2 euros. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:51:00 -0400 Survey: Coupon marketing attracts new customers and increases sales 4 in 10 are already using coupon websites – more than every other wants to try going forward. Every other would try out a new shop because of a coupon - one in seven would abort a purchase if he or she does not find a matching coupon. 1 in 5 regularly spends more money than planned because of online coupons. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:39:00 -0400 Expensive Football Summer: World Cup will cost German fans 136 euros each 9 in 10 men and three quarters of the women will watch the World Cup. 17 per cent will invest in new electronic equipment – in average about 376 euros. Nerve-wrecking WC: 1 in 4 smokers will smoke more - but 11 per cent of football fans want to watch their health during the WC. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:31:00 -0400 VCR Day on June 7th: Every other German still owns one A quarter of German video recorder owners have used the gadget within the last month – but 1 in 3 haven't for at least two years. The most popular tapes: recordings of old movies and TV shows - followed by purchased movies, series and family videos. Nostalgia: 8 per cent keep their VCR for decoration. Fri, 30 May 2014 10:07:00 -0400 Stormy times for etailers: 9 in 10 eShoppers to shop more frugally due to new return shipping law 73 per cent of German shoppers have returned items ordered online. Free return shipping is what makes online shopping attractive for 54 per cent. Top reasons for returns: doesn't fit, don't like, broken. Top return categories: Fashion, shoes, electronics. New return shipping law: 88 per cent will change their shopping behavior if they are to pay for return shippings - stores could benefit Mon, 19 May 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Mother's Day is flower day: Three in four Germans give their moms roses etc. More than 9 in 10 German mothers get mother's day gifts – 71 per cent of German children give their moms flowers. 1 in 10 buys mother's day flowers online, three in four in a flower shop. Germans spend an average of 14 euros on the flowery mother's day gift. Daughters make gifts themselves – sons often buy last-minute. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:47:00 -0400 Mobile commerce sales to double and reach 6.6 billion in 2014 In 2014 one euro in six in online retail will come from mobile devices. E-commerce powerhouse: 1/4 of smartphone users have visited a mobile shop in 2013. European comparison: Germany second biggest m-commerce market after Great Britain. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:23:00 -0400 Easter more popular in the East: 85 per cent go egg hunting 87 per cent in the east make Easter gifts – 1/10 even likes the Easter bunny better than Santa Claus. East Germans spend 32 euros on Easter gifts – 29 per cent in the west don’t give Easter gifts at all. Disillusioned West Germans? More than 1/3 believed in the Easter bunny as a child. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:18:00 -0400 Near and dear: Siblings cost 150 euros each year Almost no one would rather be an only child. 1/4 likes their siblings better today than during their childhood. 1/3 don’t give each other gifts – but birthday gifts more popular than Christmas presents. Like to share: Sisters are the better siblings. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:14:00 -0400 Easter is the new Christmas: 3/4 of Germans make Easter gifts Germans spend an average of 30 euros on Easter gifts. Easter traditions: 50 per cent hide and seek eggs, 1/3 paints them. Those who used to believe in the Easter bunny as a child, spends more money on Easter today. 1/5 buys discounted Easter candy after the holidays. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:08:00 -0400 1/7 wedding proposals made by woman – 1/3 of couples wed without engagement The average German engagement starts in the third year of the relationship and takes 12 months. 2/5 proposals are made spontaneously – Germans mostly propose at home or in the family circle. An average of 308 euros spent on the engagement ring. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:01:00 -0400 Online retail sales to reach 40 billion in 2014 for the first time Online sales to increase by 22 per cent YoY in 2014. Every other German (37 million) has made an online purchase in 2013. By European comparison, Germany's online spendings are the second highest behind Great Britain's. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:39:00 -0400 One in five Germans hates Carnival Carnival hater strongholds: Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria in front; tolerant Capital. Northern states are paradise for Carnival fugitives. Laughing stock: 1/7 Germans (and 1/5 Bavarians) say that an adult in a costume is ridiculous. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:31:00 -0500 Talking is so last year: WhatsApp most favorite dating channel among young singles – Facebook still behind SMS WhatsApp beats SMS and Facebook Messenger: 54 per cent of young singles make dates using the instant messaging service. Chat, don’t talk: WhatsApp as popular as a personal conversation – phone call only in fourth place. 1/3 under 30 researches Facebook profile before the date. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:19:00 -0500 One in three Germans dresses up for Carnival In 2014 Germans will each spend an average of over 50 euros on Carnival costumes – online shopping and DIY help to save money. North Rhine-Westphalia are Carnival champions, Berlin is a revelers-free zone. Costume ranking: Witches and vampires beat police and pirates. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:07:00 -0500 Candle light misery on February 14th: 1/4 Germans annoyed by Valentine’s Day Almost every other couple boycotts Valentine’s - for 26 per cent it has nothing to do with love. Guilty conscience? Men almost spend 20 euros more on Valentine’s than women. Words say more than a thousand deeds: 40 per cent of women are more excited about an expression of affection than about a gift. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:52:00 -0500 Movie fun online: Video on demand services beat video stores Germans cheat on TV: 1/5 prefers to watch movies on a laptop or PC. Legal or illegal: 1/4 Germans streams movies online – video on demand services increasingly popular. Black eye for Blu-ray: DVDs still much more popular. 1/3 cleans their house during a movie. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:41:00 -0500 Ticket prices dampen movie fun: 72 per cent prefer to watch at home Movie theaters are too expensive: 1/2 choose the couch due to cost concerns. 4/10 would go to the movies more often if tickets were cheaper. Action movies belong on the big screen, romances are couch material. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:25:00 -0500