Yahoo! Finds More People Coupon Hunting Online

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 10, 2009 With the heightened interest in saving money during this economic downturn, Yahoo! Inc. has launched the first website to provide daily deals, online coupons, grocery coupons, local coupons, store circulars and exclusive deals all in one place: the new Yahoo! Deals ( The site also debuts social and community features as well as money-saving video content.

Penny-pinching is on the rise as individuals and families ride out the recession. An increasing number of people are turning to Yahoo! for money-saving tips and tricks. In fact, Web searches for printable coupons on Yahoo! are up 50 percent in 2009, compared to the same time in 2008, and up 135 percent compared to 2007. Furthermore, the most popular coupon-related Web searches in the past month have been for pizza restaurants, major retailers and grocery coupons.

The revamped Yahoo! Deals saves people money with bargains and printable coupons for everyday and special purchases. People will also save time since deals, coupons, weekly ads and sales from top retailers and local stores are an easy search away in one location.

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