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In its first week of beta stage, Deal Hunter saw over 15,000 check ins by users and more than 110,000 searches.
Did you pinch yourself because you bought something on MRP only to realize later that there was a sale going on at the other shop, where you could have saved your hard earned money? You need not worry anymore about missing any sale going on in the city. After the resounding success of their group-buying portal, mydala.com, India’s first and largest social commerce portal offering city-specific and pan-India deep-discount deals, has now introduced India’s first and largest deal directory, mydala Deal Hunter, which lets you search for and track ongoing sale offers in your neighborhood. The love of the deal is what the Deal Hunter is all about. The new offering includes thousands of products and services on sale, besides featuring mydala deep-discount deals.
The ultimate guide to every sale, discount and offer near you, Deal Hunter features as many as 12,660 deals already with many more being added every minute. It offers users the convenience of switching between a Map View and a List View for their searched deals. You can browse through the sale deals by categories such as restaurants, health & beauty, travel, lifestyle, fashion, home & baby, and gadgets. You can also filter only mydala deals, or sale offers with more than 50% discounts.
Sharing more details on the launch, Anisha Singh, Founder and CEO of mydala.com says, “Deal Hunter is the outcome of more than 6 months of our research and efforts. As a unique concept, Deal Hunter offers a much-needed solution to a retail void that is a win-win for merchants as well as buyers, just like mydala. No more scouring your local paper, or sorting through your SMS’s/email inbox. Deal Hunter does all the legwork for consumers. While buyers need not worry about missing a sale, merchants can ensure that more and more people are about to take advantage for the offer period, thereby increasing their sale volumes.”
“With an intuitive and user-friendly format, Deal Hunter uses proprietary software to aggregate sale deals, and also leverages user generated content (UGC), to ensure that the listed deals are most current at any given time. With a clear focus on continuous innovation, we are constantly trying to make shopping a friendly and fun experience for all our customers through our innovative approach,” adds Anisha.
Users can also earn 250 mydala points equivalent to Rs.25/- worth of shopping on mydala.com for every sale that they add to Deal Hunter, upon successful verification of that sale. Every day, users can earn up to 5000 mydala points or Rs.500 worth of shopping on mydala by adding up to 20 approved deals. Users can also hunt for select deals with the button “I Love It” which lets them earn upto 150 mydala points everyday just by clicking on them.
Deal Hunter will initially be available in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune, and will be rolled out in more cities gradually.
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