Patents Assigned to RetailDNA, LLC
  • Publication number: 20090171769
    Abstract: A system for managing a purchase agreement, including: a memory element for at least one specially-programmed general purpose computer for storing an artificial intelligence program (AIP) and a purchase agreement between a customer and at least one business entity, the purchase agreement including at least one requirement regarding at least one retail transaction between the customer and the business entity; a processor in the specially-programmed general purpose computer for: compiling a purchasing history for the customer with respect to the business entity and the purchase agreement, the memory element for storing the purchasing history, and modifying, using the purchasing history and the AIP, the at least one requirement to increase revenue or profitability of the business entity; and an interface element in the specially-programmed general purpose computer for transmitting the modified at least one requirement for presentation to the customer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan OTTO, Andrew VAN LUCHENE
  • Publication number: 20090164304
    Abstract: A system for managing a progressive incentive, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for receiving data regarding a current transaction between a customer and a business entity; and a memory unit for the specially programmed general-purpose computer for storing at least one compliance parameter and an artificial intelligence program (AIP).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090164391
    Abstract: A computer-based self-learning system for managing a price in a retail environment, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for receiving an input related to initiation of a transaction between a customer and a first business entity; a memory unit for the at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for storing an artificial intelligence program (AIP) and a history of at least one previous transaction between the customer and the first business entity; and a processor for the at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for: determining, using the AIP, the input, and the history, a price for the good or service to optimize revenue for the first business entity or profitability of the first business entity. The interface element is for receiving a request for the price, and the processor is for transmitting, using the interface element, the price for display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090157483
    Abstract: A system for modifying a prompt or a survey, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for receiving an audio input including: a response of an employee of a business entity to a prompt presented to the employee; or a response of a customer of the business entity to a question presented to the customer following a transaction between the customer and the business entity. The system also includes: a memory unit for the computer storing an artificial intelligence program (AIP); and a processor for the computer for: storing the audio input in the memory unit; comparing the audio input to a metric; modifying the prompt or the question using the AIP and the audio input comparison; and transmitting, using the interface element, the prompt or the question for presentation, on a respective display device, to the employee or the customer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2008
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090138342
    Abstract: A system for providing an incentive for an employee, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; a memory unit for the at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; and a processor for the at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer for: generating, using an artificial intelligence program (AIP) in the memory unit, an incentive for at least one employee of a first business entity to perform at least one desired operation; and transmitting, using the interface element, the incentive for display on a display device. In one embodiment, the desired operation includes presenting an upsell offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: May 28, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090132344
    Abstract: A system for initiating an order by scanning a coupon, including: a processor for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; an interface element for the at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; and, an offer element, in the processor for: generating barcode data including information regarding items or services included in a fulfilled order; transmitting, using an interface element, the barcode data for output at a first point of sale (POS) device; receiving, using the interface element, the barcode data inputted via a second POS device; generating, in response to the inputted barcode data, a order offer including at least one item or service included in the fulfilled order; and transmitting, using the interface element, the order offer for output via the second POS device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090125396
    Abstract: A computer-based system for generating and transmitting a location based offer reminder, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; a memory element for the computer, the memory element storing a record of at least one communication sent to at least one wireless communications device (WCD); and a reminder element, in a processor for the computer. The reminder element is for: identifying, using the interface element, the at least one WCD as being within a prescribed geographical area; determining that a response to the communication has not been received; generating at least one reminder regarding the communication; and transmitting, using the interface element, the reminder to a wireless communications network for transmission to WCD. In one embodiment, the reminder element generates the at least one reminder using at least one of a set of rules or an artificial intelligence program stored in the memory unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090125380
    Abstract: A system for providing a location based offer, including: an offer element, in a processor for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; and a memory unit for the computer. The offer element: generates, using the processor and a first set of rules or a first artificial intelligence program stored in the memory unit, at least one respective offer for an item or service from at least one business entity, the offer for display on a map showing respective locations for the at least one business entity; transmits, according a second set of rules or a second artificial intelligence program stored in the memory unit, the at least one respective offer to a wireless communications device (WCD) for display on a map by the WCD, the map including the respective locations; and receives, from the WCD a selection of an offer from among the at least one respective offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymod J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090119168
    Abstract: A system for providing an incentive based on the hardware used to place an order, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; and an offer element, in a processor for the general-purpose computer for: generating an offer to place an order with a business entity, the offer based upon a category for a hardware device or an identification of a hardware device; identifying, using the interface element, a hardware device included in the category or having the identification; and transmitting, using the interface element, the offer for display on the hardware device included in the category or having the identification. In one embodiment, the offer element is for generating an offer using at least one of a set of rules and a artificial intelligence program stored in a memory unit for the general-purpose computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2008
    Publication date: May 7, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090030797
    Abstract: A system for generating and transmitting an ideal order offer, including: an interface element for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer; a memory unit for the computer; and an offer element, in a processor for the computer. The offer element is for: receiving, using the interface element, an order from a customer, the order including at least one item or at least one service offered by a business entity; generating at least one ideal order offer using at least one of a first set of rules and a first artificial intelligence program stored in a memory unit for the computer, the at least one ideal order offer including at least one item or service not included in the order or an incentive not associated with the order; and transmitting, using the interface element, the order and the at least one ideal order for presentation to the customer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090030798
    Abstract: A system for generating an incentive for an end user to refer other end users, including: first and second offer elements, in a processor for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer. The first offer element: receives, using an interface element for the computer, a first order from an end user device, generates using the processor and a set of rules or an artificial intelligence program stored in a memory unit for the computer, a first offer in response to the first order, the offer conditional upon receipt of at least one email address; and transmits, using the interface element, the first offer. The second offer element receives, using the interface element, an address in response to the first offer; generates, using the processor, at least one second offer; and transmits, using the interface element, the at least one second offer to the at least one email address.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20090024481
    Abstract: A system for generating a real time offer or a deferred offer, including: an interface element, for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer, arranged to receive an order from an end user device (EUD), the order including an first or service available from a business entity; and an offer element, in a processor for the computer, arranged to: generate, prior to fulfillment of the order by the business entity and using at least one of a first set of rules or a first artificial intelligence program stored in a memory unit for the computer, a first offer fulfillable as part of the order; and generate, prior to fulfillment of the order by the business entity and using the processor and at least one of a second set of rules or a second artificial intelligence program stored in the memory unit, a second offer fulfillable after fulfillment of the order by the business entity; and transmit, using the interface element, the first and second offers to the EUD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20080313052
    Abstract: A system for managing an order received from a wireless communications device (WCD), including: an order element, in a processor in at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer, arranged to receive, via an interface element in the computer, a transmission, via a communication network, from the WCD, including an order for an item at a retail location; a location element, in the processor, to identify, using the interface element and the processor, that the WCD is within a predetermined location with respect to the location; a scheduling element, in the processor, to schedule preparation of the order in response to the predetermined location; an instruction element, in the processor, to generate at least one instruction for fulfilling the order and to transmit the instruction, using the interface element; and, a presentation element, at a point of sales (POS) station at the retail location, to receive and present the instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Michael R. Mueller, Raymond J. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20080313122
    Abstract: A system for a system for generating and transmitting an offer to a wireless communications device (WCD) in response to an order, including: an interface element, for at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer, arranged to receive an order from a WCD, the order including a first item or service available from a business entity; and an offer element, in a processor for the at least one specially programmed computer. The offer element is arranged to generate, using at least one of a set of rules or an artificial intelligence program stored in a memory unit for the at least one specially programmed computer, an offer in response to the order, the offer including a second item or service available from the business entity; and transmit, using the interface element, a completion message to a wireless communications network for transmission to the WCD, the completion message including the offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Michael R. Mueller, Raymond J. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20080306790
    Abstract: A system for generating and transmitting an order initiation offer to a wireless communications device (WCD), including: an identification element, in a processor of at least one specially programmed general-purpose computer, arranged to identify, using an interface element in the computer, a WCD; an eligibility element, in the processor, arranged to determine if the WCD is eligible to receive an order initiation offer; an executable element, in the processor, arrange to generate, using a set of rules or an artificial intelligence program, at least one executable, the rules and program stored in a memory for the computer; an offer element, in the processor, arranged to generate, for an eligible WCD and using the executable, an appropriate order initiation offer; and a transmission element, in the processor, arranged to transmit, using the interface element, the appropriate order initiation offer to a wireless communications network for transmission to the WCD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Raymond J. Mueller, Michael R. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20080306886
    Abstract: A system for controlling a graphical user interface (GUI) for a point of sale device (POSD), including: a tracking element, in a processor for at least one specially-programmed computer, to track, using an interface element in the computer, respective responses, by end users, to a plurality of implementations of at least one input/output (I/O) function by respective GUIs for at least one first POSD; a comparison element, in the processor, to compare the respective responses with a performance parameter stored in a memory unit for the computer; and a configuration element, in the processor, to configure at least one second I/O function in accordance with the comparison of the respective responses with the performance parameter and arranged to transmit, using the interface element, the at least one second I/O function configuration to at least one second POSD for implementation by respective GUIs for the at least one second POSD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Otto, Andrew Van Luchene, Michael R. Mueller, Raymond J. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20080208787
    Abstract: A system for generation of business executables using artificial intelligence or rules distributed among multiple hardware devices, including: a memory element of a specially programmed general-purpose computer storing a first rule or an artificial intelligence (AI) program; a generating element, in a processor for the specially programmed computer, arranged to generate at an executable using at least one of the first rule or the AI program; an interface element of the specially programmed computer, arranged to receive a second rule from a first wireless communications device (WCD), or from a general-purpose computer associated with a business entity and to store the second rule in the memory element; and a modifying element, in the processor, arranged to modify the executable using the second rule and to transmit, using the interface element, the modified executable to a wireless communications network for transmission to a second WCD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: RetailDNA, LLC
    Inventor: Andrew Van Luchene