Cellfire Survey Reveals that Consumers Prefer Digital Coupons Over Paper/Printed Coupons

Cellfire Digital Offers Influence Where Consumers Shop

San Jose, Calif. – April 19, 2011 – The votes are in and the winner is . . . Cellfire Inc., the leader in digital grocery coupons, today announced that consumers ranked its digital grocery coupons higher in a number of key shopping and convenience factors than coupons from newspapers, the mail or printable web coupons, according to a recent survey* of its save-to-card customers by Market Dynamics. In fact, nearly 60 percent of Cellfire customers surveyed revealed that having access to Cellfire coupons influenced their choice of where to shop for groceries. The recent survey also revealed that more frugal customers affiliated with the Republican Party (44 percent) are actively using Cellfire, as opposed to Democrats (27 percent).

"Cellfire users are the hard to reach consumers that brands and retailers want to engage with, and their decisions of where to shop and what to buy are often dictated by what coupons they receive," said Robert Drescher, CEO of Cellfire. "By distributing millions of coupons each month to thousands of grocery stores across the country, we are helping to save consumers money and drive business for our grocer and brand partners. Everyone wins with our all digital grocery coupons, even the environment."

The majority of survey respondents ranked Cellfire offers highest over coupons from newspapers, mail and printed web coupons in the areas of environmental friendliness (85 percent), ease-of-use (74 percent), convenience (73 percent) and time saved at checkout (72 percent). Other highlights from the survey include:

Survey respondents** from Cellfire's mobile users differ from web-based save-to-card users, as they are more male (32 percent vs. 12 percent), more ethnically diverse with a higher percentage of African Americans and Hispanics, have a higher income and are much less likely to use paper/printed coupons on the same trip.

About Cellfire

Cellfire is the leading provider of digital coupon solutions in the U.S. The award-winning Cellfire Digital Offer Network provides brands reach and scale across a fragmented market to engage customers anytime, anywhere with their device of choice across web and mobile. Through just one access point, Cellfire gives brands simplified access to the largest network of digital coupon-enabled grocers and their consumers. Cellfire distributes millions of coupons per month through their Digital Offer Network, reaching users through grocery websites, more than 300 partner web sites, and more than 20 mobile apps. Founded in 2005, Cellfire is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit


* The survey was conducted by Market Dynamics and fielded by email. The survey directed at save-to-card (STC) Cellfire users was emailed to 20,555 members on December 7, 2010 and the quota of 2,000 respondents was reached on December 9, 2010.

** The survey was conducted by Market Dynamics and fielded by email. The email survey targeting Cellfire Mobile Apps STC users was issued to members between January 17 and February 6, 2011. A total of 411 respondents completed the survey for a 14% response rate as of survey close. Data noted in this release combines the results from both surveys.