Urban Spoils Brings Together the Best of Social Buying: New Company Gives Users Luxury of Local Choices

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Urban Spoils Corp., a company that aggregates and recommends daily deals on great local restaurants, spas, concerts, events, fitness, and luxury brands, today announced the launch of their Beta website in more than 60 U.S. cities through http://www.urbanspoils.com. Urban Spoils allows users to choose how they receive and share deals. Aggregated local “spoils” are currently available in more than 60 U.S. cities

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“Urban Spoils makes it easy for adventurous urbanites to discover unique local experiences that are perfect for them, their families and friends at ridiculously discounted prices,” says Raj Bharti, co-founder of Urban Spoils.

Urban Spoils Corp., a company that aggregates and recommends daily deals on great local restaurants, spas, concerts, events, fitness, and luxury brands, today announced the launch of their Beta website in more than 60 U.S. cities through http://www.urbanspoils.com.

The innovative new service capitalizes on a rising trend of social buying where websites like Groupon, Gilt, Living Social, Tippr, BuyWithMe, SocialBuy, Adility, Ideeli, RueLaLa, Bloomspot, PriceBunch, Scoop St, and HomeRun make it easier for people to enjoy fun things in their communities. Rather than competing with these websites, Urban Spoils aggregates local deals from more than 100 such services, selects the best deals, and presents them in a very easy to understand format.

“Urban Spoils makes it easy for adventurous urbanites to discover unique local experiences that are perfect for them, their families and friends at ridiculously discounted prices,” says Raj Bharti, co-founder of Urban Spoils. ”In the post-recession era that we are living in, consumers are looking for value more than ever before and group buying is here to stay.”

Urban Spoils allows users to choose how they receive and share deals. Options include visiting the company website at http://www.urbanspoils.com, signing up for a daily email alert for a specific city, and sharing local deals or “‘spoils” via Facebook and Twitter.

Aggregated local “spoils” are currently available in more than 60 U.S. cities including Albuqueque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Wayne, Fort Worth, Fresno, Greensboro, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Madison, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis / St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orange, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, Raleigh, Riverside, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Sioux Falls, St. Louis, Tampa, Tucson, Tulsa, Washington DC and Wichita. The company plans on expanding this service to other cities soon.

The company has a very simple privacy policy: No personal information is ever shared. “We’d like to be the ’Kayak’ of deals and want to provide our users a secure way to experience the new wave of social buying,” continues Bharti. “That means our users should be free to explore, compare, purchase, and share great local products and services without worrying about their information being sold to spammers. As matter of fact, unlike most coupon sites, we don’t force users to provide their emails as soon as they land on our website.”

The company is headquartered in Seattle metro with an R&D office in Silicon Valley. It is co-founded by two value-conscious entrepreneurs and executives with vast experience at Yahoo! (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT). The startup has 20 team members, who take pride in calling themselves either Boilers or Spoilers. Boilers include product, UI, research & development staff; this team has built a proprietary extraction and matching engine for social buying aggregation. Spoilers include consumer marketing, social media and partnership staff; this team is passionate about sharing the goodness with the world.
For more information about Urban Spoils, visit http://www.urbanspoils.com and spoil the good news with your family and friends.

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