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Type of site
|Digital coupon database|
|Headquarters||San Francisco, CA|
|Industry||Online Deals and Coupons|
Goodshop (formerly Goodsearch) provides a database of digital coupons from more than 32,000 merchants including Amazon, Target, Staples, Best Buy, etc. The company has partnered with 113,000 nonprofits and schools and shares commissions earned from purchases at participating stores with the shoppers chosen cause. As of June 2017, over $12 million has been donated For example, the ASPCA has earned over $58,000, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has earned more than $20,000, and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod has earned over $10,000.
The company offers a web browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer, which automatically applies coupon codes to online purchases and simultaneously donates money to charity.
Goodshop was founded in November 2005 by siblings Ken Ramberg (Co-Founder of JOBTRAK, purchased by Monster.com and operating today as MonsterCollege) and JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC's weekend show Your Business. In 2011, Scott Garell, former President of Ask Networks, including Ask.com and Dictionary.com, joined GoodSearch as CEO.
Goodshop Sunday On November 30, 2014, Goodshop launched Goodshop Sunday, as the day to save money and support a cause, creating an alternative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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