Dan de Grandpre is the co-founder and CEO of DealNews. Dan is a forward-thinking and decisive e-commerce leader. In 1997, Dan pioneered the aggregation of "deals" and started up DealNews. More recently, he foresaw the shift to mobile, and DealNews now has more app and email visits than website visits. Dan has analyzed e-commerce fads since e-commerce began, from online auctions to flash sales to daily deals.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: E-commerce & omni-channel strategy, entrepreneurship & startups, mobile commerce, online coupons, CPG coupons, daily deal industry, social commerce, comparison shopping, flash sales industry, general business strategy.
Benjamin K. Glaser is Features Editor for DealNews, covering the intersection of culture, media, and technology. He joined the company in April 2013 and is based in Brooklyn. Responsible for long-form content ranging from product-buying guides to market-trend analysis, Ben maintains the DealNews brand's distinctive, reliable voice. On a daily basis, DealNews' features generate 25,000 page views, peaking at more than 800,000 during the holiday season. In his free time, Ben loves bingeing on Netflix comedy series and finding the best burgers and pizza in New York.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Retail, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, seasonal shopping.
Lindsay Sakraida oversees a team of writers at DealNews, while managing features content production on a daily basis. She specializes in writing about lifestyle subjects, and she's adept at analyzing shopping trends. Prior to joining the DealNews team in 2009, Sakraida worked at American Photo. In recent years, her work has been published in a variety of prominent publications, including New York Magazine.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Retail, shopping, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, holiday shopping/sales, toys, back-to-school.
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