Have you ever heard of an app called Shopkick? In this article released Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Shopkick has managed to enroll over 4 million users. With their application along with some in-store hardware you can be notified with special deals when you walk into a participating retailer. The company has a pretty impressive list of retailers such as:

  • Best Buy
  • Toys R Us
  • The Sports Authority
  • Target
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • And Many Others

The company also released as of the fourth quarter its now in the black and profitable. They don’t release any numbers other than in 2012 they produced over $200 million in revenue for their merchants (which is quite impressive).

Check out the original article found here:
http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/16/shopkick-says-its-now-profitable-with-its-shopping-app-adding-200m-in-sales-for-target-best-buy-and-other-partners/