Pre-sale data broadcast system and method

  • US 8,112,359 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2010
  • Issued: 02/07/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/19/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • registering one or more manufacturers in a manufacturer database;

    upon receiving transaction data regarding an original product presented for purchase by a consumer at a point of sale terminal, determining, by a server in communication with a plurality of point of sale terminals, based on information about the one or more manufacturers within the manufacturer database, if the manufacturer has an associated offer relating to a substitute product; and

    presenting, by the server via the point of sale terminal, the associated offer relating to the substitute product to the consumer.

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