SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB:TOOT) reports that its first ever Groupon email campaign was a huge success, with over 2,400 possible new customers to visit either of the Tootie Pie Gourmet Café locations.

“Now that we have completed our re-branding of our Tootie Pie Gourmet Cafés, it is time to start driving new customers to these locations. We have been experimenting with a few advertising and marketing themes and decided to try Groupon. The results exceeded our expectations, with up to 2,400 possible new customers set to visit our Cafés. This is very exciting because we know that once they try Tootie Pie, they will be hooked!” said Don Merrill, Tootie Pie Company’s President and CEO.

“We have also seen our fan base on Facebook continue to grow, with over 2,100 new Tootie Pie fans there and adding more daily. We pick a new Tootie Pie winner every time our fan base grows by another 100 and we expect many of the Groupon fans will become fans on Facebook too,” Merrill added.

About Tootie Pie Co.

Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. The retail segment serves individual consumers through in-store sales, orders via telephone and internet on the Company’s website. The corporate segment serves businesses that purchase pies as a way to promote their company through client and employee appreciation programs. The wholesale segment is made up of national and regional broad line grocery and foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them through their respective sales distribution channels. Tootie Pie Company is a public company traded on the NASDAQ OTC market under the symbol “TOOT.” For additional information or to receive correspondence from Tootie Pie Company, please visit

About Groupon

With an unparalleled ability to drive hundreds — even thousands — of customers through your door, it’s no wonder that 95% of surveyed business partners want to be featured on Groupon again.

Groupon launched in November 2008 as part of The Point, a platform for collective action. Groupon was created to make it easier for people to enjoy the great things in their community. They do it by offering daily deals at unbeatable prices through the power of group buying.

Groupon has been featured on the ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, The Early Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Time magazine and The Washington Post. Groupon currently is in 42 cities Nationwide, with 3,300,000 members.

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Tootie Pie Company, Inc.
Carla Carter, 210-237-4762
Investor Relations