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US20150120419 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SALE ITEMS  
A system is provided that allows a customer to receive a guaranteed sales item when a sales item is not available on-hand at a retail store location. In one implementation, a limited in-store sale...
US20150127444 Method and System For Bundling Heterogeneous Demand At Discount  
This disclosure comprises a method and system that enable providers of products and services to run effective and efficient discount campaigns when selling their products and services. The method...
US20130304556 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DISCOUNT RETAILING  
A system and methods to mutually satisfy a consumer with a discount and a vendor with a minimum number of sales by establishing a tipping point associated with an offer for a good or service. If...
US20130185128 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DISCOUNT RETAILING  
A system and methods to mutually satisfy a consumer with a discount and a vendor with a minimum number of sales by establishing a tipping point associated with an offer for a good or service. If...
US20110173059 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INCENTIVIZING THE USE OF SERVICES AND PRODUCTS BASED ON REAL-TIME INVENTORY LOADING  
A system and method for providing incentives for products and services to consumers in real time. A retailer or service provider determines that they have unused capacity or unsold inventory and...
US20140180785 REPORTING OUT-OF-STOCK ITEMS  
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for maintaining product available on store shelves. An optical code is positioned adjacent a location where a product is located when in stock. A customer...
US20130166362 System And Method For Promotional Discounted Aggregated Purchasing  
A system, method, and computer program product provides discounted aggregated purchasing. A method for promotional discounted aggregated purchasing may include determining a volume discount matrix...
US20120278154 MARKETING INVENTORY BASED ON SPOILAGE  
An inventory marketing system operates to identify and market inventory items that are likely to spoil. Initially, inventory items that have a particular likelihood of spoilage may be identified....
US20120296565 NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH LOCATION-BASED SUPPLEMENTAL INCENTIVE NOTIFICATION MECHANISM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF  
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a notification of an initial offer; identifying a consumer's vacillation to the initial offer; and generating a second...
US20120173323 DISCOUNTING SYSTEM AND WEBSITE WITH DYNAMIC GROUP PURCHASING DISCOUNT  
An adjustable discount system adjusts discounts based on system events. The discount system may provide greater or lesser discounts on such events as timing, inventory levels, the number of people...
US20110270659 Method for increasing sales at an automobile dealership by providing instantaneous personalized inventory price quotes or payment estimates via internet  
This invention allows a customer to browse the inventory on a dealership's website and obtain an immediate personalized price or payment quote without further interaction from dealership personnel.
US20140006131 Interactive Inventory Systems and Methods  
The subject disclosure provides devices, systems, and methods for interacting with a home inventory system. Home inventory systems may include appliances and storages which take inventory of their...
US20150120420 Capacity and Demand Matching System  
A capacity and demand matching system, the system in communication with a server, the system including: a controller; a computer-readable non-transitory memory including instructions, that when...
US20150081413 DEMAND AND SUPPLY ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM  
A supply and demand adjustment system capable of making supply and demand adjustment of energy while changing an incentive to consumers. The supply and demand adjustment system includes: a supply...
US20150019315 COMMUNITY INCENTIVIZED EXCHANGE FOR MONETIZING SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONSUMER-DRIVEN ADVERTISEMENT  
The present invention relates to affinity transactions devices, systems, and methods, including a community-incentivize exchange (CIE) comprising one or more computer systems configured to permit...
US20130211890 ELECTRONIC COUPON ISSUANCE AND REDEMPTION APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
The ELECTRONIC COUPON ISSUANCE AND REDEMPTION APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS (“ECIR”) transforms user coupon purchase and redemption request inputs via ECIR components into coupon issuance,...
US20080319843 SUPPLY OF REQUESTED OFFER BASED ON POINT-OF-SERVICE TO OFFEREE DISTANCE  
An automated communication system supplies a requested offer for inventory to an offeree based on the distance between an offeror-merchant to the offeree. A consumer can request an in-person offer...
US20140100899 DYNAMIC GROUP PURCHASES USING BARCODES  
A movie theatre shows a barcode on an electronic screen separate from the projection screen, on a side wall of the movie room. The barcode lets a patron buy tickets to movies shown in trailers on...
US20120311617 SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING OFFERS USING A BILLING STATEMENT  
A billing statement according to one aspect of the invention includes a description of a transaction and an offer pointer associated with the transaction, wherein the offer pointer includes...
US20120239480 SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING OFFERS USING A BILLING STATEMENT  
A billing statement according to one aspect of the invention includes a description of a transaction and an offer pointer associated with the transaction, wherein the offer pointer includes...
US20130339118 BULK PURCHASING BY AD HOC CONSUMER GROUPS  
A central server allows a leader member to create a desired purchasing deal for a desired product or service. The leader member uses social networking applications at the central server and other...
US20110282725 AD REDEMPTION  
This specification describes technologies relating to content presentation. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the...
US20050182678 Products and processes for vending machine gift certificates  
An embodiment of the invention includes outputting, from a vending machine, an inactive voucher which includes a voucher identifier. A request to activate the voucher and a payment are received....
US20050197898 Slow seller management system and method  
A method, program product and system for managing the sale of a product or service. The method includes determining if the product or service is a slow seller, determining a markdown to be applied...
US20140278876 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INCREASING CO-MAILING DISCOUNTS  
Methods and apparatus for increasing co-mailing discounts are disclosed. An example method includes determining a first number of first books associated with a first pool, the first books to be...
US20110054992 COMMUNICATING PRICE DISCOUNTS  
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for communicating price discounts. Embodiments include alerting customers (e.g., to an imminent or impending) price...
US20050071220 Distributing consumer demand upstream in a supply chain  
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for distributing consumer demand upstream in a supply chain includes receiving, at a current time, an indication of consumer demand for a product...
US20070174113 Enterprise incentive management  
The invention include systems and methods of managing incentives within an organization. In one aspect of the invention, this includes approval of a new or modified incentive plan, or of new or...
US20050261960 Automobile dealership advertising and affinity program  
A method is provided for enhancing automobile inventory at an automobile dealership. The method includes providing a plurality of substantially identical emblems configured to be substantially...
US20060143080 Generating and/or serving dynamic promotional offers such as coupons and advertisements  
A promotional offer may be generated by (i) accepting information concerning at least one of (A) a search query entered, at a client device, by a user, (B) an item or establishment which is the...
US20100287044 System and methods for discount retailing  
A system and methods to mutually satisfy a consumer with a discount and a vendor with a minimum number of sales by establishing a tipping point associated with an offer for a good or service. If...
US20130018716 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADMINISTERING A REWARD PROGRAM  
The method and apparatus for administering a reward program includes a central controller that stores a series of registrations, each of which corresponds to a purchaser of a product. The central...
US20100070338 ANTICIPATORY INVENTORY MANAGEMENT VIA ELECTRONIC SHOPPING LISTS  
A method and system of managing inventory within a store enables an end user to provide an electronic shopping list (ESL) indicating items that may be purchased in the future by an end user to a...
US20120109731 METHOD OF PROMOTION BASED ON PRODUCTS CONSUMPTION  
A Product Storage facility calculates each product's consumption pattern by sensing the presence and absence of an RFID signal from each package or by other means. Sensing of an optical Bar-code...
US20100223118 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USING MULTI-FUNCTION CARDS FOR STORING, MANAGING AND AGGREGATING REWARD POINTS  
A system and method for operating a reward points accumulation and redemption program wherein a user earns reward points from a plurality of independent reward points issuing entities, with each...
US20060106674 Mobile shopping method and application  
A system and method for crediting fees and commissions for the use by customers of mobile phones to search for product information directly from merchants or indirectly through product information...
US20110246276 AUGMENTED- REALITY MARKETING WITH VIRTUAL COUPON  
Disclosed are a system, method, and article of manufacture for augmented-reality marketing with a virtual coupon. A virtual representation of an object is provided. A real representation of the...
US20110307316 METHOD FOR TRACKING FOOD PRODUCT EXPIRATION AND INITIATING SALES PROMOTIONS USING A FOOD PRODUCT SCALE  
A method of selectively and timely promoting sale of a specific food product using a food product scale is provided, where the food product scale includes a weighing station including an...
US20080255941 Method and system for generating, selecting, and running executables in a business system utilizing a combination of user defined rules and artificial intelligence  
A system including: a memory element of a specially programmed general-purpose computer storing a set of rules; a generating element in a processor for the computer using at least one genetic...
US20100250351 Method for electronic coupon creation, deployment, transference, validation management, clearance, redemption and reporting system and and method for interactive participation of individuals and groups with coupons  
This invention relates generally to electronic commerce (e-commerce) methods for the use of systems and media platforms, for use with both mobile and non-mobile systems, to deploy virtual...
US20050177431 Broker system for combining computer gaming and advertising  
Disclosed is a broker mediated advertisable gaming environment. The gaming environment communicates with a broker or a server, the broker or server site maintains an inventory of characteristics...
US20080059302 LOYALTY PROGRAM SERVICE  
A loyalty program associated with a payment processing system is constructed, implemented, and refined through collaboration between collaborative constituents in the payment processing system. A...
US20050021400 Method and system for using multi-function cards for storing, managing and aggregating reward points  
A system and method for operating a reward points accumulation and redemption program wherein a user earns reward points from a plurality of independent reward points issuing entities, with each...
US20140278877 Facilitating Purchase of Excess Items  
Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating the purchase of excess items. In one embodiment, customer information and inventory data are retrieved from a merchant client. A determination is...
US20140222536 UNLOCKING COUPON OFFERS  
In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving an indication that a user selected social network data that is displayed, on a client device, concurrently with offer data that indicates a coupon...
US20130030895 UNLOCKING COUPON OFFERS  
In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving an indication that a user selected social network data that is displayed, on a client device, concurrently with offer data that indicates a coupon...
US20100153203 TECHNOLOGY MIGRATION PROGRAM  
A program by which retailers offer customers an exchange of older technology for newer technology. The older technology and newer technology have a common characteristic that facilitates the...
US20050197897 Method and system for automated control of pricing  
A method, program product and system for automated control of pricing of a product or service. The method includes determining an initial price of the product, monitoring actual sales of the...
US20070156529 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONDUCTING A TRANSACTION BASED ON BRAND INDIFFERENCE  
A method and apparatus allows a customer to indicate his or her brand indifference within a product category, and then receive a benefit for purchasing a product chosen by a third party from...
US20050060226 Recommending an offering based on inventory data  
A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that in an embodiment recommend an offering to a client based on inventory data received from a client, a condition, and a threshold. The...

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