Earn a reward for just walking into a Best Buy store starting today

Earn a reward for just walking into a Best Buy store starting today
Suppose you could get rewarded for just walking into a store. That is the case with the shopkick mobile app which is available for the Apple iPhone and Android handsets. For example, starting today you can walk into any of the 1300 Best Buy locations and receive a reward for just entering the store. Instead of being tracked with your phone's GPS signal, a special shopkick signal is sent out inside the store which only your phone can hear. Once it verifies that you are indeed at the store, you are given rewards. Other rewards are given when you scan an item, check-in or make a purchase. The rewards include gift cards, free movie tickers, charitable donations and more, including a currency called "kicks" that can be used to make purchases.

While Best Buy originally tested the service at 257 locations, they obviously have been pleased with the results considering the nationwide rollout today. Other stores involved include Target, Macy’s, American Eagle, Sports Authority, Crate & Barrel and other retailers. Shopkick is in use at locations in New York City, LA, SF, Dallas, Chicago, BOS, ATL, Houston, D.C., Miami, Seattle and St. Louis. None other than The Wall Street Journal calls it the #1 shopping app. The download is free for both platforms although the Android version requires a phone running Android 2.1 or higher.

source: AndroidMarket, iTunes via IntoMobile

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4 Comments

1. diaboliq25

Posts: 1; Member since: May 22, 2011

This app is amazing in terms of benefits. For those of you who haven't downloaded it, I'd strongly suggest it you can easily get 25$ giftcards for restaurants every two weeks. To jumpstart you guys off you can use my invite-a-friend code (kudu3647) when you download the app, you get a 50 for just entering that code.

3. lime777 unregistered

Heck ill jump on the wagon. Add me ( lime777 ) for 50 free kickback dollars and ill love you forever lol. lime777

2. Cobjones

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 09, 2011

Can add me in codes for 50 kicks rabbit7614

4. jason1977 unregistered

ferret7757 add me

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