Turns out CityDeals.com recently decided to call it quits, leaving merchants and customers alike hanging.
Seven Peaks was one of the company’s creditors, and decided that the business should live to die another day. They recently stepped up to the plate and acquired CityDeals’ assets – but not its liabilities – for an undisclosed sum.
Seven Peaks says it was a longtime CityDeals customer, and a satisfied one at that. The company plans to continue to operate the daily deals site going forward.
Furthermore, Seven Peaks says it is currently working with merchants to ensure all deals sold online to date through CityDeals will be honored, and also working out arrangements to take care of any merchants that have been awaiting payment from CityDeals.
Dear Seven Peaks, there’s an expression in Dutch that goes like this: schoenmaker, blijf bij je leest. I have no idea what the closest equivalent expression in English sounds like, but it’s probably something like this: stick with what you know.
CityDeals (www.citydeals.com) is an online resource to shop for hundreds of local and national gift cards and certificates. CityDeals offers hundreds of deals daily to restaurants, spas, entertainment, hotels, clothing, movie tickets, and more. Discounts on CityDeals range from 20 - 80% off the everyday retail prices. CityDeals does not require a membership or fee to shop for deals. Just shop for discounts and save! Currently, once a consumer purchases a deal(s) CityDeals will mail a professional designed certificate....