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Dublin: 24.04.2014 12.49PM
Another deals-based website, Geodeals, is being rolled out for Dublin consumers, focusing on instant deals at restaurants and attractions within walking distance for the same day.
Consumers can to choose what types of deals they’re interested in and get personalised offers by email or SMS.
With plans to go nationwide in the coming months, GeoDeals will offer a large quantity of €1 food specials representing 90pc savings for Dublin consumers from 6am Thursday morning, available for redemption on the same day.
“We are launching GeoDeals in a fast-growing sector with a focus on improving the daily deal experience through new technology,” said Brendan Kenney of Geodelic, the location-based deals platform firm behind GeoDeals.
“Unlike traditional daily deal sites, GeoDeals is helping Dubliners discover the best of their city through personalised deal notifications. At the same time, we are driving new business to local merchants at the time that’s best for them and increasing engagement with repeat customers.”
Other GeoDeals will continue to be up for grabs well after the first €1 offer, with all opted-in participants receiving a heads-up of future limited GeoDeals through email or SMS.
Establishments already signed up to GeoDeals include The Granary Café, Lolly & Cooks, Mona Lisa Bistro, Arzu Crepes, Ray’s Pizza (Temple Bar) and Mongolian BBQ.
Photo: Models Jenny Lee Masterson and Adrienne Egan help launch GeoDeals in Dublin