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SOURCE Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.
LARGO, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc., the leader in local print and digital coupons which has been in the business of helping people save money for more than 45 years, has integrated its coupons with Mobeam's Beep'nGo app, which is featured as the top app on Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone Galaxy Gifts, released recently.
"This technology does precisely what we are working to do – get Valpak offers in front of consumers any way and any time they are going to use or need them," said Michael Vivio, President of Cox Target Media, providers of Valpak. "And Beep'nGo targets the type of users Valpak merchants want, including millennials."
Valpak, known for its local coupons in North America, has become a leader in mobile couponing, recently focusing heavily in the mobile space. Valpak has shown an ongoing commitment to be on the forefront of technology with its mobile app presence in the top mobile operating systems and integration into four mobile wallets, including Passbook, Microsoft, Samsung and Google.
"Valpak is committed to focusing on more strategic partnerships with mobile-first partners and will continue to expand its wallet integrations," said Vivio. "We've had great success in the mobile space, and we've seen more than 250 percent growth in mobile organic search traffic year over year." In addition, Valpak is also working within two different standards groups, including the Mobile Marketing Association, which is developing standards for mobile coupons, as well as The CardLinx Association.
"Mobeam is excited to be working with Valpak to help customers save time and money by simplifying their overall shopping experience and the size of their purses and wallets," said Mobeam President and CEO, Kang M. Lee. "Shoppers using Valpak coupons through Mobeam's Beep'nGo will now be able to use their phones to easily redeem coupons at any store where digital coupons are accepted."
Beep'nGo debuted in the #1 recommended app position on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone's Galaxy Gifts store and is expected to reach some 20 million devices over the next year - 18 million in U.S. and 2 million in Canada – and provides Samsung phone users with anytime, anywhere access to Valpak coupons and offers.
In addition, since launching the Beep'nGo app in April, Mobeam announced its one millionth download just last week.
Mobeam's Beep'nGo app targets high-spending consumers, including diverse consumer groups such as Hispanic and African Americans, Millennials and baby boomers, who own high-end Samsung Smartphones
Mobeam's solution provides universal access at POS, enabling the transmission of coupons, loyalty cards, gift cards, membership cards, tickets and other barcoded data at retailers worldwide In addition, Mobeam estimates that the Beep'nGo app will drive traffic to Brick and mortar or small business locations with more than a million shopping trips to stores in the U.S. each month at some point over the next year.
Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media. With nearly 170 franchises across the United States and Canada, the signature Blue Envelope® delivers coupons and savings to nearly 40 million households each month. Annually, Valpak will distribute some 20 billion offers inserted in more than 500 million envelopes. Valpak also offers digital solutions online through http://www.Valpak.com and http://www.valpak.ca, sites offering free coupons, e-commerce and coupon codes. Additionally, the Valpak coupon mobile coupon app for smartphone platforms delivers easy to find savings for consumers. For more information about advertising with Valpak, please contact 1-800-676-6878.
Mobeam, Inc. is transforming mobile commerce with its unique and patented light based communications technology. The company was recently named one of the hottest technology companies in San Francisco for 2013 by business research firm Lead411. Mobeam also took second place in CTIA's 2013 E-Tech awards for Payments, Banking, Mobile Commerce, Shopping and Rewards. Overcoming the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with laser scanners at checkout, Mobeam's technology provides universal access at point of sale (POS), enabling the transmission of coupons, loyalty offers, gift cards, tickets and other barcode data at retailers worldwide. Mobeam's technology creates new capabilities for existing mobile phone designs, and requires no changes to retailer POS infrastructure. Mobeam is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. For more information, visit www.mobeam.com.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
Valpak contact information:
8605 Largo Lakes Drive
Largo, FL 33773
727-399-3175 – office
Mobeam contact information:
299 S. California St. Ste. 201
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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