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QR Code Reward Systems

This Facebook Feature Helps Shoppers Claim In-Store Rewards Via QR Codes

— May 3, 2017 — Business
Facebook recently introduced a new feature to its mobile app that now makes it possible for shoppers to redeem special in-store rewards when they scan a personalized QR code.

The 'Rewards' feature assigns each Facebook app user a unique QR code, which can be used to participating stores to receive exclusive discounts, bonuses and experiences in return for making in-store purchases.

While many retailers are now experimenting with the use of in-store QR code payment and rewards systems, what makes this system notable is that it does not require individual offer codes to be created and scanned, as app users may use just a single QR code wherever possible. This system could potentially be integrated into retail loyalty programs, allowing consumers to accumulate points that can be put towards large rewards.
Trend Themes
1. QR Code Reward Systems - QR code reward systems are becoming a popular tool for retailers to provide personalized and convenient rewards for shoppers.
2. Mobile App Rewards - Mobile app reward features are incentivizing in-store purchases and encouraging increased store loyalty.
3. Integrated Loyalty Programs - Integration of QR code reward systems into existing loyalty programs is providing retailers with valuable data insights to personalize shopping experiences for customers.
Industry Implications
1. Retail Industry - Retailers are adopting QR code reward systems to enhance the in-store shopping experience for their customers.
2. Mobile Technology Industry - The addition of QR code reward features to mobile apps is driving innovation and increased user engagement within the mobile technology industry.
3. Marketing Industry - QR code reward systems are revolutionizing marketing strategies by providing retailers with new ways to incentivize in-store purchases and reward customer loyalty.
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