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eBay ousts FutureShop According To RedFlagDeals Community

Findings from RedFlagDeals’ Annual Survey Highlighting Online Shopping Trends

Toronto, ON - December 15, 2021 – A recent survey conducted by the online bargain shopping gurus at reveals that over 86 per cent of respondents intend to do some, if not all, of their holiday shopping online this year. Men and women are both actively shopping online, with 91 per cent of males and 85 per cent of females planning to shop the internet this holiday season.

The survey also reveals where people are shopping. According to the RedFlagDeals survey, the top 10 Canadian online shopping websites have changed from last year, most noticeably with eBay taking over top spot (last year’s rankings in brackets):

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“Canadians are eager to buy online and eBay’s success can be largely attributed to the fact that you can find just about anything on eBay, says Derek Szeto, Founder of “As Canadians become more comfortable online, they will also become more comfortable buying things outside of the books and technology items that are usually associated with online shopping. The phenomenal growth this year of our online bargain shopping community at is a testament to just how popular online shopping is becoming.”

This survey was completed by over 6,900 visitors between November 2nd and December 2nd 2005 in commemoration of RedFlagDeals’ five-year anniversary. The survey also determined that RedFlagDeals is hitting the mark with its visitors, receiving high approval ratings in all aspects of its site design, content, and ease of use. More survey results can be found at will feature a special Boxing Week section this year, with the most extensive online listing of Boxing Week sales in Canada.

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Launched in November 2000, uses the power of community to alert bargain-hunting consumers to Canadian retailing deals via the Internet. Headed up by Derek Szeto, the site currently boasts over 1.2 million unique sessions and over 14 million page views every month. is a web site dedicated to helping shoppers find the best Canadian deals both online and offline. Visitors to the site find not only the hottest deals on the Internet and in stores, but coupons and rebates as well. The site is updated daily and there are more than 200 non-expired deals, and 5000 archived deals at any given time. Visit at

About was launched in October 2005 to give Canadian consumers a user-friendly tool to take full advantage of shopping for computers and electronics online. is a Canadian shopping search engine that connects savvy consumers with trusted retailers. Built by the founders of (a subsidiary of Clear Sky Media, Inc.), Canada’s largest online shopping community, aims to be Canada’s premier shopping search engine for computers and electronics. For more information, please visit

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