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This App Helps Food Stamps Last Longer And Recipients Avoid Going Hungry

Now, Propel is teaming up with Quotient Technology, a Mountain View, Calif-based digital promotions, media and analytics company, to provide users with access to hundreds of discounts. When customers log onto the system, they can see digital coupons available from nearby retailers. Shoppers enter their loyalty card number or, in many cases, their phone number, into the app. Then they can click a button and load the deals into their account. The system connects to a retailer’s point-of-sale system, allowing the platform to analyze shoppers’ purchase history and other data to provide relevant coupons.

“We’ve been focused on food insecurity for many years,” says Quotient Executive Chairman and Founder Steven Boal. “This is an opportunity to bring savings to people who need it the most.”

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