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The History of Black Friday

The History of Black Friday

Discounts. Door buster deals. Early-bird sales. Black Friday is considered the single biggest shopping day of the year. While the name Black Friday may bring to mind the stock market crash or a citywide power outage, this unofficial U.S. holiday, which falls the day after Thanksgiving, has been traditionally the official kickoff to the holiday... more
Black Friday Infographic: Night Owls vs. Early Birds

Black Friday Infographic: Night Owls vs. Early Birds

The 2013 Find&Save Black Friday Shopping Survey delved into the mind of a Black Friday shopper, including what drives them, how, when and why they shop, and their strategies for finding the best deals. The findings were released today in a press release and are available for review in a full stats report. As part of... more
Best New App: Find&Save for iPad

Best New App: Find&Save for iPad

Today we distributed our press release on the launch of the new Find&Save for iPad. Today, we are also featured as one of the “Best New Apps” in the Apple App Store. We have been featured in the Catalogs section for the past few weeks and we are excited to now be featured on the App Store main... more
A Wanderful Take on Place 2013

A Wanderful Take on Place 2013

Wanderful Media CEO Ben T. Smith, IV was among the speakers on the panel, “Microfencing: Targeting In-Aisle Shoppers,” during Place 2013: The Indoor Marketing Summit. The inaugural one-day event was held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, and brought together companies building the indoor marketing ecosystem including retailers, technology vendors, mobile developers, data providers,... more
A Wanderful Open House

A Wanderful Open House

On Sunday, August 8th, Wanderful Media hosted an open house in conjunction with the annual downtown Chico event, A Taste of Chico. The open house featured a visit by Chico Mayor Scott Gruendl as well as an opportunity to meet key Wanderful Media executives, including CEO Ben T. Smith, IV. Wanderful Media worked with the... more
Wanderful TV

Wanderful TV

Wanderful Media CEO Ben T. Smith, IV was interviewed live on Bloomberg TV for the show “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox.” Ben provided an overview of Wanderful Media and shared what the company has been tasked to do, which is “to build an engaged audience of shoppers.” When asked by Fox about the company’s focus,... more
New Find&Save Facebook App and More

New Find&Save Facebook App and More

We believe social media is a key driver for site engagement, and because of this we decided to deepen our integration with Facebook. We developed a Facebook App that uses IP detection to surface our homepage in the app and on Find&Save’s Facebook fan page. Also, to help shoppers easily share products with friends, we added a... more
Survey: 83% of U.S. kids choose their back-to-school items

Survey: 83% of U.S. kids choose their back-to-school items

When it comes to looking for back-to-school sales, parents aren’t the only ones looking for a good deal. According to a new Find&Save Survey, about half of U.S. kids help look for back-to-school sales. In addition, even more kids are doing the shopping. Approximately 83% of school-age kids shop with parents and choose their back-to-school... more
New Location Detection, Shop by Brand and More

New Location Detection, Shop by Brand and More

Since our launch in April, we have been busy improving the Find&Save experience. Our development of iPhone and iPad apps are also in full swing. Here are some of the new features we’ve rolled out: Findnsave.com – We’ve re-designed findnsave.com to make it more engaging and to enable shoppers to more easily find a market nearby.... more
Looking for a sale? There’s an app for that

Looking for a sale? There’s an app for that

It’s time to turn off the computer and head back to the mall. Online shopping has its benefits, but for sheer fun, nothing beats browsing through the merchandise in your favorite stores. And now merchants are using technology to reward you. New smartphone apps let you find the best coupons, sales, and discounts in your... more
Top Ten Tips for 2013 Father's Day Shopping

Top Ten Tips for 2013 Father’s Day Shopping

Father’s Day is right around the corner and now more than ever shoppers are using mobile devices and the web to find the perfect gift for Dad. Wanderful Media™ the company behind Find&Save® brings shoppers ten tips for searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift in 2013. The top ten tips for 2013 Father’s Day shopping: 1. Help Dad... more
Wanderful Media Adds Another $9M in Funding

Wanderful Media Adds Another $9M in Funding

Following the successful launch of the completely reimagined Find&Save®,  Wanderful Media™ has announced an additional $9 million in funding from existing investors. This addition brings the company’s total funding to $36 million. Wanderful Media is experiencing rapid growth with its Find&Save product, now available in all 50 of the top 50 designated market areas (DMAs). With Find&Save, Wanderful Media... more