0512509-A2 is referenced by 82 patents and cites 5 patents.

A system for automatically distributing discount coupons or certificates in a retail store, conditioned on a preselected combination of present and past shopping behavior of a customer whose order is being processed at a checkout stand. Generation of a printable discount coupon can be based on any desired combination of customer-supplied data, obtained from a customer identification data base, past shopping activity, derived from data gathered during previous customer visits to the store, and present shopping activity, as evidenced by items identified in the current customer order. If all of the preselected conditions for generation of a coupon are satisfied, the coupon is generated and printed at the checkout stand.

Title
Method and apparatus for selective distribution of discount coupons.
Application Number
EP19920107643 19920506
Publication Number
0512509 (A2)
Application Date
May 6, 1992
Publication Date
November 11, 1992
Inventor
Cherney Timothy L
US
Off George W
US
Brien Michael R
US
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Assignee
Catalina Marketing Int
US
IPC
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G07F 09/02
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G06Q 30/00
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G07F 09/02
G06Q 30/00
G07G 01/12
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