CoolSavings Registers 14 Million Members

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from coolsavings.com inc.

    CHICAGO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- coolsavings.com inc. (Nasdaq: CSAV), a
 comprehensive e-marketing solution that delivers targeted advertising and
 promotional incentives to help offline and online companies identify, acquire
 and retain active shoppers, today announced that more than 14 million shoppers
 have registered at coolsavings.com to receive valuable savings from thousands
 of national and local brick and mortar and online retailers.  In addition to
 reaching this member milestone, CoolSavings also noted that Jupiter Media
 Metrix has ranked the company's Web site among the top 50 most visited Web
 properties and the #1 coupon site on the Internet for the ninth month in a
 row.
     "We continue to register tens of thousands of new shoppers each day
 because of the personalized savings we offer from such a wide range national
 and local brick and mortar and online brands," said Steven M. Golden, chairman
 and CEO of coolsavings.com inc.  "At the same time, our advertisers recognize
 the benefit of CoolSavings as an effective means for reaching an ever growing
 database of active shoppers who are interested in their products and
 services."
     CoolSavings provides consumers the greatest variety of savings incentives
 available on a single Web site, including printable coupons, e-coupons,
 savings notices, rebates, loyalty points and free samples from national
 brick-and-mortar retailers, e-commerce merchants, manufacturers, service
 providers and local retailers.  Leading advertisers offering savings through
 coolsavings.com include Unilever, GNC, JCPenney, BestBuy.com, Wishbone,
 payless.com and First USA, among others.
 
     About CoolSavings
     Launched in February 1997, CoolSavings is a comprehensive e-marketing
 solution that delivers targeted advertising and promotional incentives to help
 offline and online companies identify, acquire and retain active shoppers.
 The Company's extensive e-marketing infrastructure combines multiple incentive
 and promotional solutions -- such as targeted coupons and e-mail, loyalty
 points, category newsletters, rebates, savings notices, samples, gift
 certificates and trial offers -- with sophisticated database technology to
 enable advertisers to efficiently build personal relationships with consumers.
 Today, with more than 14 million registered members and 12.4 million
 registered households,* CoolSavings is ranked the #1 coupon Web site according
 to the Jupiter Media Metrix February 2000 report.  The Company's advertisers
 include national and local brick-and-mortar retailers, online merchants,
 consumer packaged goods manufacturers and leading service providers.
 
     *More than one person in a household can be registered as a CoolSavings
 member.  CoolSavings is a registered trademark of coolsavings.com inc.
 
     Statements in this press release regarding CoolSavings' business which are
 not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements
 regarding the Company's expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or
 strategies.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and
 uncertainties, both general and specific to the matters discussed in this
 press release.  These and other important factors, including those mentioned
 in various Securities and Exchange Commission filings made periodically by
 CoolSavings, may cause CoolSavings' actual results and performance to differ
 materially from the future results and performance expressed in or implied by
 such forward-looking statements.  For a discussion of some of the risks and
 uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
 in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in CoolSavings' Final
 Prospectus contained in its Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission on May 19, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE coolsavings.com inc.
    CHICAGO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- coolsavings.com inc. (Nasdaq: CSAV), a
 comprehensive e-marketing solution that delivers targeted advertising and
 promotional incentives to help offline and online companies identify, acquire
 and retain active shoppers, today announced that more than 14 million shoppers
 have registered at coolsavings.com to receive valuable savings from thousands
 of national and local brick and mortar and online retailers.  In addition to
 reaching this member milestone, CoolSavings also noted that Jupiter Media
 Metrix has ranked the company's Web site among the top 50 most visited Web
 properties and the #1 coupon site on the Internet for the ninth month in a
 row.
     "We continue to register tens of thousands of new shoppers each day
 because of the personalized savings we offer from such a wide range national
 and local brick and mortar and online brands," said Steven M. Golden, chairman
 and CEO of coolsavings.com inc.  "At the same time, our advertisers recognize
 the benefit of CoolSavings as an effective means for reaching an ever growing
 database of active shoppers who are interested in their products and
 services."
     CoolSavings provides consumers the greatest variety of savings incentives
 available on a single Web site, including printable coupons, e-coupons,
 savings notices, rebates, loyalty points and free samples from national
 brick-and-mortar retailers, e-commerce merchants, manufacturers, service
 providers and local retailers.  Leading advertisers offering savings through
 coolsavings.com include Unilever, GNC, JCPenney, BestBuy.com, Wishbone,
 payless.com and First USA, among others.
 
     About CoolSavings
     Launched in February 1997, CoolSavings is a comprehensive e-marketing
 solution that delivers targeted advertising and promotional incentives to help
 offline and online companies identify, acquire and retain active shoppers.
 The Company's extensive e-marketing infrastructure combines multiple incentive
 and promotional solutions -- such as targeted coupons and e-mail, loyalty
 points, category newsletters, rebates, savings notices, samples, gift
 certificates and trial offers -- with sophisticated database technology to
 enable advertisers to efficiently build personal relationships with consumers.
 Today, with more than 14 million registered members and 12.4 million
 registered households,* CoolSavings is ranked the #1 coupon Web site according
 to the Jupiter Media Metrix February 2000 report.  The Company's advertisers
 include national and local brick-and-mortar retailers, online merchants,
 consumer packaged goods manufacturers and leading service providers.
 
     *More than one person in a household can be registered as a CoolSavings
 member.  CoolSavings is a registered trademark of coolsavings.com inc.
 
     Statements in this press release regarding CoolSavings' business which are
 not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements
 regarding the Company's expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or
 strategies.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and
 uncertainties, both general and specific to the matters discussed in this
 press release.  These and other important factors, including those mentioned
 in various Securities and Exchange Commission filings made periodically by
 CoolSavings, may cause CoolSavings' actual results and performance to differ
 materially from the future results and performance expressed in or implied by
 such forward-looking statements.  For a discussion of some of the risks and
 uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
 in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in CoolSavings' Final
 Prospectus contained in its Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission on May 19, 2000.
 
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