Nation’s Restaurant News and DealOn Join Forces

NEW YORK (December 13, 2010) – Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN), the leading
news and information portal for the restaurant and foodservice industry, and
DealOn, a leading group-buying website and distribution network, today
announced an agreement to provide NRN’s restaurant industry audience with an
integrated group buying and online marketing program.

Restaurant marketers participating in NRN’s new program will receive special
access to the full range of DealOn’s group-buying services including
developing, scheduling and promoting deals. All deals will be distributed
through DealOn’s extended distribution network of high-quality affiliates
and private-label publishers,, the only standardized
group-buying exchange and Adblade, the largest premium-only online ad

“This partnership provides restaurant and foodservice marketers with the
most unique and effective marketing programs available online,” said Rich
Razgaitis, CEO of “Nation’s Restaurant News is a clear
thought-leader and industry voice in the restaurant marketplace and DealOn’s
unique combination of merchandising and distribution will help deliver more
affluent, quality customers to restaurateurs providing great brand exposure,
zero upfront costs, very low risk, and a positive return on investment.”

The NRN deals will be added to the DealOn network. DealOn’s distribution and
OfferEx partners will now have access to a greater number of high-quality
restaurant offers.

“The partnership with DealOn will give NRN’s audience unparalleled online
group-buying and marketing options,” said Randall Friedman, publisher of
Nation’s Restaurant News.  “There are a lot of vendors in the group-buying
market, but most of them do not have the resources, distribution, technology
or experience to provide the broad range of services and support our
audience of restaurant operators desires.  We chose DealOn because they are
a mature company with the resources, capital and online marketing expertise
to provide our constituents with a superior marketing and distribution

Through its content and licensing partnerships, DealOn is known for
providing the most attractive restaurant offers in the group-buying space.

About DealOn, LLC is one of the fastest-growing group buying sites on the Web.
DealOn has been selected as the white-label solution by several leading
publishers. is owned by Adblade, the largest premium-only
advertising network on the Web reaching more than 140 million users a month.
The Adblade premium-publishing network provides DealOn with a platform to
match offers and target audiences on a national scale unlike any other daily
deal site. owns DealOn Media, which operates OfferEx, an
unequaled platform that allows all daily deal websites or publishers to
distribute or resell offers to their user base.  DealOn Media provides local
merchants with a full range of marketing services by maximizing their return
on investment using dozens of years of combined online advertising and
marketing expertise.  More information is available at

About Nation’s Restaurant News, The Foodservice Business Network
For more than 40 years, Nation’s Restaurant News has been the #1 source of
business intelligence in the restaurant industry. Today, offering integrated
media solutions for changing times, NRN is the media brand professionals
trust to help them tackle the challenges facing the foodservice business.
For operators, NRN provides a one-stop resource for the most industry
coverage in whatever formats they prefer, whether print or digital,
web-based or at events. For suppliers, NRN’s audience-rich portfolio of
print, digital and live-event products provides the reach, access and
flexibility needed to open doors and grow businesses. More information
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