Patents Assigned to Growth & Emerging Markets, LLC
  • Publication number: 20130179242
    Abstract: A system and method for managing, distributing, and processing promotional offers is provided. The system includes at least one consumer interface that enables communication between the promotional offer processing system and a plurality of consumers; a consumer information database for storing consumer data for a plurality of consumer profiles; an offer catalog having a plurality of offers; a product catalog having product codes corresponding to products associated with each of the accepted offers; and an offer management module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: Growth & Emerging Markets, LLC
    Inventor: Mark Mitchell Kaplan
  • Patent number: 8346601
    Abstract: A system and method for processing promotional savings using existing communications platforms. A plurality of promotional codes are assigned and stored in a promotions database. These promotional codes are positioned by marketers on products, packaging, or the like, along with instructions informing consumers to transmit the promotional code to a predefined destination address, such as a phone number, a short code text number, or an email address. After a message containing the promotional code is received from the consumer, the received code is parsed from the message, validated, and a promotional savings value associated with the code is identified. That amount is communicated to an operator of at least one account associated the consumer, and applied as a savings to the operator's billing statement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Growth & Emerging Markets, LLC
    Inventor: Mark Mitchell Kaplan
  • Patent number: 8260662
    Abstract: A system and method for managing, distributing, and processing promotional offers is provided. The system includes at least one consumer interface that enables communication between the promotional offer processing system and a plurality of consumers; a consumer information database for storing consumer data for a plurality of consumer profiles; an offer catalog having a plurality of offers; a product catalog having product codes corresponding to products associated with each of the accepted offers; and an offer management module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Growth & Emerging Markets, LLC
    Inventor: Mark Mitchell Kaplan