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Kiwis Grab Over $10 Million in Savings

Kiwis Grab Over $10 Million in Savings

Deal-a-day website GrabOne has saved New Zealanders over $10 million since its launch in July.

Since the first offer of $4 tickets to Event Cinemas in Auckland on 7 July, GrabOne has brought Kiwis over 1300 different entertainment, wining & dining, travel and beauty experiences across its 13 regions in New Zealand – saving them up to 90% with each deal.

“In our first week of operation our customers benefited from $225,000 of savings,” says Shane Bradley, GrabOne CEO and founder. “To have reached the $10 million mark in five months is exceptional. Definitely beyond our expectations.”

According to Bradley, GrabOne’s success is simple.

“The GrabOne model ensures that everyone wins,” he says. “Our customers get outstanding deals on experiences and services while local businesses grow their existing clientele. It’s commonly known that it can be a real challenge for businesses to acquire new customers. We’re encouraging Kiwis to get out there and experience local companies at a minimum investment.

“We’re really grateful to everyone who’s supported GrabOne over the past five months – the New Zealand public and businesses alike.”

GrabOne Facts & Figures
• GrabOne was launched on 7 July 2010.
• GrabOne is the only site of its kind to have deals in 13 cities across New Zealand and has just launched GrabOne Brisbane.
• At the time of sending this press release, New Zealanders had bought 364,565 GrabOne coupons to 1050 different businesses, saving them $ $10,090,350.80
• Since launching, GrabOne have employed on average two new staff per week – bringing their initial team of five part-time staff to a crew of 40 (and climbing).
• One of GrabOne’s most popular deals to date was SnowPlanet’s $37 for Day Pass, rentals & drink which sold 7,749 coupons and generated $286,713 in gross sales.
• GrabOne’s fastest selling deal was Event Cinemas at its peak selling two tickets every second!
• GrabOne’s Facebook page grows by an average of 300 new fans a day. At the time of sending this release they had 60,850 fans.
• On 6 December 2010 GrabOne launched GrabOne Bottle – a partnership with Direct Wines bringing New Zealanders daily wine savings on quality hand-selected wines from around the world. Check out today’s deal: Vinify Gisborne Chardonnay 2005 for just $8 a bottle!
• GrabOne customers are often referred to as ‘Grabbies’.
• GrabOne founder Shane Bradley is the man behind Finda and Sella

GrabOne deal highlights include Fullers tickets to Waiheke Island (Auckland), food and drink at Squid Row (Auckland), a day at Agro Adventures (Rotorua), The Bank bar and restaurant (Waikato), Amphora restaurant on The Strand (Tauranga), tickets to Zealandia (Wellington), Splash Planet (Hawkes Bay), Wellington Zoo, Cocopelli (Christchurch), Wilsons Abel Tasman Guided Walks (Nelson), Velvet Burger (Dunedin) and Kawarau Jet (Queenstown).

What is GrabOne?

GrabOne is a deal-a-day website offering New Zealanders the best things to eat, see, do and buy in their city every day. Every day features a fantastic new experience for each region, ranging from entertainment, drinking and dining, health and beauty, and travel experiences at reduced discounts of up to 90%. Each deal is made available to the public for 24 hours.

For more information visit www.graboneco.nz

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