US Patent No: 5,612,527

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Discount offer redemption system and method

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A system for redeeming discount offer flyers which are mailed, handed or otherwise distributed to potential customers, provides identifying indicia on the offer flyer/circulars which is used by a point of sale machine to identify items which are offered at a discount and then apply an appropriate credit to the purchased items. The system further resides in a method of tracking purchasing habits of individuals who receive and use the discount offer flyer by creating a data base file identified by the user name or residence address for items so purchased with the flyer/circular program.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MOTIVATION INNOVATIONS LLCENFIELD, CT2

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ovadia, Victor A 1929 Boulevard, West Hartford, CT 06107 3 168

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