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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Dec. 6, 2010

Alyoop Inc. announces iPhone app for coupon distribution portal

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Coupon access and distribution is about to become even more user-friendly thanks to a new iPhone application being launched by Alyoop Inc. - a Missouri-based company. Alyoop Inc. is announcing the launch of the Alyoop iPhone application for its premiere coupon distribution portal. 

The Alyoop service provides a shopping list aid that offers a real-time match of consumer needs and product offerings. Instead of requiring shoppers to search for coupons, online or in print, that match items on their shopping list, the service finds coupons matching list items available in their shopping area before their shopping event.  

Alyoop Inc. requires no personal information, only an e-mail address and the shopper establishes his or her own password. A shopper can enter and save any number of shopping lists: a grocery store shopping list, a vacation destination shopping list, an office supplies shopping list, or holiday shopping lists. The Alyoop service is free to shoppers. 

"The Alyoop coupon convergence system is designed to save money for the consumer and the company marketing their product," says James E. McKee III, co-founder of Alyoop Inc.  "Companies are able to direct their coupon savings to a targeted audience and consumers won't have the hassle of sifting through unwanted online offers or searching for coupons in newspapers. This is all provided in a secure, confidential fashion that encourages shopping and saving."

The iPhone application will allow Alyoop users to utilize the application more frequently due to the ease of use on the iPhone. The service has been developed in partnership with Northwest Missouri State University. Alyoop Inc. (www.alyoop.com) is a privately held technology company headquartered at the award-winning Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) (www.nwmissouri.edu/cie/) on Northwest's campus in Maryville, Mo. 

For more information contact James E. McKee, III by phone at 314.569.9470 or by e-mail at jim@paymentsystemsgroup.com.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468