06330543 is referenced by 294 patents and cites 50 patents.

A method and system for distributing and redeeming electronic promotions to a consumer through the Internet or other means is provided. An account which is associated with a unique key is maintained for each consumer account. Access is permitted to the consumer account upon presentation of the unique key over the Internet. The consumer is presented discount or other promotional choices of items available in at least one store associated with the key, or a collection of such stores, over the Internet and the selections of the discount or promotional choices made by the consumer over the Internet or other means are recorded. Upon purchase of items at the associated store by the consumer, such data are received, and the selections and purchases are reconciled to record a credit in the customer account. Unlike paper or electronic coupons, no consumer action other than the selection of promotions desired is required for item purchase.

Title
Method and system for distributing and reconciling electronic promotions
Application Number
9/191591
Publication Number
6330543 (B1)
Application Date
November 13, 1998
Publication Date
December 11, 2001
Inventor
Jonathan Kepecs
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Gary T Aka
US
Assignee
Concept Shopping
IL, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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