Canada’s Yellow Pages Group has inked a deal with NYC location-based social networking startup Foursquare in a move to participate in the latter’s “venue harmonization project”, an effort to improve the accuracy of business locations in the Foursquare database.
Foursquare breaks out venues into a dedicated API to help developers with their own location-based apps. As part of the agreement… → Read More
Yellow Media, owner of Yellow Pages Group, is acquiring Canadian Phone Directories Holdings (aka Canpages), a national local search and directories publisher.
The seller is a consortium of investors led by PE firm HM Capital Partners, and the purchase price is approximately $225 million. → Read More
Canadian performance marketing solutions company Yellow Pages Group (YPG) this morning announced that it has come to an agreement with rival 411 Local Search Corp, under which terms YPG will purchase the 411.ca brand and domain names and acquire an ownership interest in the company to boot.
Simultaneously, the company announced that it has acquired Clear Sky Media, owner of a number of digital… → Read More