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Automatic notification of relevant coupons from email while shopping online

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000234011D
Publication Date: 2014-Jan-07
Document File: 1 page(s) / 22K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method to redeem coupons from a user's email account when purchasing items online.

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Automatic notification of relevant coupons from email while shopping online

Online shopping has grown in popularity. Not only does it give the user a sense of privacy, it is convenient to buy with a few clicks of a button. To further enhance this online shopping experience, a method to easily redeem available coupons is disclosed.

Below outlined is the method to automatically pull applicable coupons from the user email account, when purchasing items online.

Steps:


1) The user registers email address with a browser plugin.


2) When the user shops online, the browser plugin looks through the users email for relevant coupons and applies the relevant coupon.


3) After applying the coupon at the online check out, the user is given the option to click a redeemed or delete button from the browser plugin to delete the redeemed coupon from the user's inbox.

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