Burnaby, BC, November 27, 2001
Savvy customers will soon score amazing deals at participating Circle K stores, thanks to Info Touch Technologies Corp. (CDNX: IFT), North America`s leading kiosk technology company, and ClipACoupon.com, a provider of coupons and promotional applications.
Info Touch has partnered with ClipACoupon.com to provide customers with web-based couponing at recently installed web-enabled Zaplink SM kiosks at 35 Circle K stores around Phoenix, Arizona. This couponing solution is in addition to core e-services including web-browsing, e-mail, VOIP and video tele-conferencing. These services will be offered more broadly with the prospective expansion to 650 Circle K stores in 2002 and global kiosk deployments. Info Touch, ClipACoupon and Circle K will share revenue streams and co-branding opportunities
"This joint venture is a perfect illustration of how Info Touch partners with innovative companies and enables meaningful benefits right at the store level," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of Info Touch Technologies. "Kiosk-based couponing technology is not only rewarding for the customers, but also a business driver for the retail establishment."
"ClipACoupon.com, Inc. is extremely pleased to partner with Info Touch to provide our Coupon and Promotional Management System (CPMS) application as a private labeled business-to-business and business-to-consumer kiosk coupon solution," said Dave Hutchings, Vice President of Business Development for ClipACoupon. "Our CPMS application coupled with the Info Touch kiosk management software will provide merchants and vendors with an excellent promotional and revenue channel. We are also very excited about the short and long term potential this partnership offers both companies."
ClipACoupon.com, Inc. is an application service provider (ASP) focused on delivering our powerful Coupon and Promotional Management System (CPMS) application to all web based media portals including kiosk, television, radio, newspaper, and corporate retail sites. Media and retail corporations seeking to maximize their existing customer relationships and expand their current advertising revenue, can private label the CPMS application under their own brand identity. The CPMS application provides a simple method for local and national brick and mortar merchants to create and manage their promotions through traceable, printable, online, and/or mobile coupons. The CPMS application also assists national/local merchants and vendors in effectively managing their coupon promotions by providing real-time access to an extensive array of reports including impression, printing, and redemption data for all distribution methods. ClipACoupon`s Mobile Coupon Application (MCA) can also be private labeled by any media or retail corporation seeking to gain a competitive edge in mobile advertising through traceable mobile coupons. The mobile application can be downloaded from all participating partner sites including AvantGo (Nasdaq: AVGO) as well as the ClipACoupon.com web site (www.clipacoupon.com). Founded in 1999, ClipACoupon.com Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama.
About Info Touch
Info Touch, North America`s leading kiosk technology company, creates Internet-based kiosk applications to extend the reach and product offerings of traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses. Established in 1997, Info Touch delivers its superior public access kiosk technology by identifying and exploiting opportunities that exist between traditional businesses and online ventures. Current Info Touch clients include Cable and Wireless (Caribbean), MCI WorldCom, Telecom Mexico, Telmex, Chapters Bookstore, Future Shop, Staples, Macs/Couchetard, Chase Manhattan Bank, Alamo Rent-a-Car, the U.S. Army, Marines Corps and Navy.
For more information please contact:
Info Touch Technologies Corp.
Behshad Hastibakhsh, Media Relations
Tel: 604.298.4636, Ext. 250
Toll Free: 888.679.3322
Linear Capital Corp.
John Lewis, Investor Relations
Toll Free: 877-600-6001
Dave Hutchings, VP Business Development
Manager, Marketing Communications