Press Releases

Yellow Pages Group Reminds Calgarians of the Residential Phone Directory Program

Montreal (Quebec), July 10, 2012 — Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is reminding Calgary residents that residential phone directories, dedicated to personal phone number lookups, are available only upon request. Copies can be obtained online at http://corporate.yp.ca/delivery or by contacting Yellow Pages Group’s Distribution Call Centre at 1-800-268-5637.

Montrealers can Opt-out from Receiving the Yellow Pages 2012 Directory

Montreal opt-out period closing on July 18, 2012

Montreal (Quebec), June 21 2012 – Yellow Pages Group (YPG) reminds Montreal residents that they have until Wednesday, July 18, 2012 to opt-out of receiving their 2012 Yellow Pages print directory, scheduled for distribution in August in the Montreal area. Montreal residents can visit http://corporate.yp.ca/delivery to opt-out or contact Yellow Pages Group’s Distribution Call Centre at 1-800-268-5637.

Yellow Pages Group launches the redesigned Canpages.ca website based on local search by distance

Montreal (Quebec), June 18, 2012 – Yellow Pages Group (YPG) today announced the launch of the new beta version of the Canpages.ca website that proposes a brand new user experience based on the concept of “Life Around Me”.  “Life Around Me” focuses on the user’s geographic location and life needs, within the context of a local search. From now on, consumers will benefit from a search by distance experience to save time and money while shopping locally.

ShopWise Continues to Help Canadians Find Local Deals with one of the Largest Deals Inventory In Canada

Now Available for Android and Blackberry

Toronto (Ontario), May 28, 2012 – Yellow Pages Group (YPG) today announced that it has enhanced the ShopWise mobile app that pinpoints the hottest deals on products and services nearby a given location. ShopWise helps Canadians shop smarter and save time and money by allowing them to benefit from deals around them using one of the largest deals database in Canada.

Yellow Pages Group Launches French Version of ShopWise™ Mobile App, to Help Residents of Quebec Find the Best Local Deals Around Them and Make Shopping Easier

Montreal (Quebec), May 28, 2012 — Yellow Pages Group (YPG) today launched the French version of ShopWise, a mobile application that will help residents of Quebec find the hottest deals near a given location. ShopWise, one of the few French-language shopping apps available in Quebec, helps users save time and money. It uses geolocation to pinpoint the closest deals and has one of the largest French-language deals databases in Canada. More than 700 Quebec-specific deals are added to the database every week, from large national chains to small local businesses. The free application can be downloaded to a new-generation smartphone (iPhone ...

Yellow Media Inc. Reports First-Quarter 2012 Financial Results

  • Yellow Media focused on execution of its 360° Solution strategy with digital revenues now representing 30% of total revenues
  • Company recognizes non-cash impairment charge of $2.9 billion
  • Company reports net earnings before the impairment charge of $58 million
  • Company to adjourn Annual Meeting due to a lack of quorum

Montreal (Quebec), May 7, 2012 — Yellow Media Inc. (TSX: YLO) released its financial results today for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company is focused on and continues to make progress towards its transformation to a digital media and marketing solutions company.
 

Yellow Media Inc. Announces 2012 First Quarter Results Release Date

Conference Call with Analyst at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Montreal (Quebec), May 1, 2012 – Yellow Media Inc. announces that it will issue its 2012 first quarter results, for the period covering January 1 to March 31, 2012 on May 8, 2012. A conference call will be held on the same day a 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss the results.

Yellow Pages Group Doubly Honoured By Local Search Association

YPG receives two Gold Excellence Awards for its innovative mobile local search placement product and its MarketProfiler™ online evaluation tool

Montreal (Quebec), April 27, 2012 — Yellow Pages Group (YPG), the Canadian leader in the local commercial research market, was recently honoured in Boca Raton, Florida, at the Local Search Association’s Industry Excellence Awards. YPG received two Gold Awards: one in the mobile platform category and another for most innovative program.

Yellow Pages Group Reminds Toronto Residents of Print Opt-Out Program

Opt-out period for 2012 distribution of Yellow Pages™ directory in Toronto
closing on May 5, 2012

Toronto (Ontario), April 3, 2012 – Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is reminding Toronto residents that they have until Friday May 5, 2012 to opt-out of receiving their 2012 Yellow Pages print directory, scheduled for distribution in June in the Toronto area. This year residents will be able to access a revamped opt-out website at http://corporate.yp.ca/delivery to remove their names from the print directory delivery list as part of YPG’s Custom Delivery Program. The site has undergone significant design and structural ...

Yellow Pages Group Reminds Businesses About Fraudulent Solicitation in the Context of Fraud Prevention Month

Montreal (Quebec), March 21, 2012 – In the context of Fraud Prevention Month, Yellow Pages Group (YPG) reminds businesses to beware of fraudulent directory advertising solicitations. The Company is very active in its efforts to collaborate with the appropriate authorities to help eradicate fraud in the context of false directory advertising via faxes or bogus bills. A typical example of fraudulent activity is the case of “ Yellow-Page-Canada ”, a company that has tried to pass itself as YPG despite the fact that it is not affiliated in any way with YPG. This company was recently condemned for violating the Competition Act and ...