For example, the loyalty system may display the featured electronic coupons at a prominent position on the display screen (e.g., at the top of the screen) when the user belonging to the cluster browses electronic coupons.Interactive consumer product promotion method and match game US5794210 11 Dec 1995 11 Aug 1998 Cybergold, Inc.At step 806, users are free to download and redeem electronic coupons and loyalty programs.In some embodiments of the present invention, the loyalty system may allow the user to accumulate rewards and redeem electronic coupons using a smart card while at the same time paying for all or part of the purchase using, for example, a gift card, a gift certificate, or any other suitable alternative payment option.At step 1902, the loyalty system queries a database of user information (e.g., user database 606 ) in order to personalize targeted pop-up windows of electronic coupons and loyalty programs.As described above, in some embodiments of the present invention, the loyalty system may provide various types of savings to the user including, for example, item-level electronic coupons that are applicable towards individual items that the user may purchase as well as transactional-level electronic coupons that are applicable to an entire transaction.The user may instead, save various electronic coupons and other loyalty programs to the wishlist while at home and then download it onto his smart card upon arrival at the participating retail location.In some embodiments, a user may be able to sort the shopping list by what is currently on sale.
Communication between components beyond firewall 128 may take place via communication means 176, which may include telephone lines, DSL lines, cable lines, etc.System and method for providing socially enabled rewards through a user financial instrument US8600857 8 Apr 2011 3 Dec 2013 Truaxis, Inc.Corporate server 502 may be any suitable combination of hardware and software for providing for general business processing within merchant processing facility 500.Many systematic moral theorists attempt to anchor particularistic.Filter processor and method for implementing a program US5958174 26 Mar 1997 28 Sep 1999 Moore Business Forms, Inc.The advertisements may be for electronic coupons, loyalty programs, sale products, or any other acceptable promotional item.This list is queried by step 1204 in generating the personalized offers for the dynamic listing of available offers.
The loyalty system may also, for example, use the smart card identification number to access a user profile associated with the user.The loyalty system may also provide an option for the user to print the shopping list.
A Tale of Two Cities: Loyalty Essay - Paper TopicsA broad justification such as this leaves unstated what associations.
Virtue First Foundation - LoyaltyOnce a user is interacting with web pages hosted by one of Internet Web Servers 172, the local software on personal computer 304 (card holder equipment) or personal computer 526 (kiosk) may request a transaction ID from the loyalty and rewards system so that information can be exchanged securely.In some embodiments of the present invention, the loyalty system may also automatically purge any electronic coupon saved in wishlist 2302 that is past its expiration date.The loyalty system may link these promotional offers to appropriate electronic coupons or other loyalty programs that have been issued, for example, based on brand, function, or any other suitable criteria.FIG. 19 shows a flowchart of illustrative steps involved in displaying electronic coupons and other loyalty programs to the user in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention.The loyalty system may indicate to the user that find coupons option 726 has been selected, for example, by providing underlining or other suitable display alteration to the find coupons option on screen 1500.
Manufacture of telephone debit cards US5687322 1 Jun 1995 11 Nov 1997 Credit Verification Corporation Method and system for selective incentive point-of-sale marketing in response to customer shopping histories US5689100 21 Mar 1996 18 Nov 1997 Martiz, Inc.System and method for distributing coupons through a system of computer networks US6070147 2 Jul 1996 30 May 2000 Tecmark Services, Inc.FIG. 15 shows an illustrative display screen 1500 for allowing the user to conduct searches for electronic coupons and other loyalty programs in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention.
Each of the virtual loyalty system software servers is assigned a unique IP (Internet Protocol) address and may or may not have a unique port address.Card holder equipment 102 and merchant processing facility 104 may communicate over Internet 110 via any suitable communication means 174, such as telephone lines, DSL lines, cable lines, etc.API 410 may be, for example, Java applets, which are supported by most conventional Internet browser applications such as Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.Customer loyalty is all about attracting the right customer, getting them to buy, buy often, buy in higher quantities and bring you even more customers.For example, products like cherry cola may be more popular in a particular region.It is arguable that had Ewin given consideration to the view that virtues are not.In another suitable approach, the loyalty system may replace the electronic coupons displayed within an automatically displayed promotion, for example, as new electronic coupons are added to the database for storing electronic coupons and other loyalty programs.
Loyalty in relationship most important of all - Dr. OffraLoyalty is usually seen as a virtue, albeit a problematic one.FIG. 17 shows a flowchart of illustrative steps involved in recommending electronic coupons and other loyalty programs to the user based on a search performed by the user in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention.The loyalty system may allow the user to select his saved favorite retail location, which the user has selected, for example, when the user initially created his smart card account with the loyalty system.In some embodiments of the present invention, ECR 514 may also run common POS software, which may, for example, allow ECR 514 to communicate with any local loyalty software 512 that contains proprietary software.Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection US5987132 17 Jun 1996 16 Nov 1999 Verifone, Inc.
FIG. 1 shows an illustrative loyalty and rewards system 100 in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention.Purchase receipt 900 is merely illustrative of such a receipt.
Loyalty System 124 may be any suitable combination of hardware and software for managing loyalty program-related processing.Loyalty Quotes from BrainyQuote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers.Even if the foregoing considerations are satisfactorily addressed.In one suitable approach, the loyalty system may carve out memory slots for a sponsor and assign a unique sponsor code to those memory slots.Operating system 404 may be any standard operating system, such as a Microsoft Windows operating system, that is capable of running applications such as an Internet browser and other suitable applications associated with smart card processing.A loyalty system allows a user to systematically search, identify, store, and redeem electronic coupons and rebates associated with products from a large number.