09947022 cites 124 patents.

Provided herein are systems, methods and computer readable media for forecasting demand. An example method comprises generating a virtual offer for one or more combinations of a category or sub-category, location, and price range, accessing consumer data comprising one or more users and user data related to each of the one or more users, calculating a probability that a particular user would buy a particular offer in a particular time frame for at least a portion of the plurality of users and for each of the virtual offers, and determining an estimated number of units of to be sold for at least a portion of the one or more virtual offers as a function of at least the probability associated with each of the one or more virtual offers.

Title
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for forecasting demand
Application Number
13/826333
Publication Number
9947022 (B1)
Application Date
March 14, 2013
Publication Date
April 17, 2018
Inventor
Feili Hou
San Francisco
CA, US
Bob Beaty
Chicago
IL, US
Rajesh Parekh
Chicago
IL, US
Shafiq Shariff
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
Alston & Bird
Assignee
Groupon
IL, US
IPC
G06Q 30/02
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