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12014035877112/04/14Clustering of customers using transaction patterns
22014032752411/06/14Method and apparatus pertaining to preconfiguring in facilitating the reading of rfid tags
32014032489710/30/14Decision tree with just-in-time nodal computations
42014032026910/30/14Apparatus and method pertaining to conveying information via an rfid transceiver
52014032027110/30/14Apparatus and method pertaining to switching rfid transceiver read states
62014032452310/30/14Missing string compensation in capped customer linkage model
72014032452410/30/14Evolving a capped customer linkage model using genetic models
82014032474010/30/14Ontology-based attribute extraction from product descriptions
92014032474410/30/14Decision tree with compensation for previously unseen data
102014032475610/30/14Decision tree with set-based nodal comparisons
112014032479010/30/14Multi-block overlap-detection in a parallel environment without inter-process communication
122014032484710/30/14Training a classification model to predict categories
132014032485110/30/14Classifying e-commerce queries to generate category mappings for dominant products
142014032485210/30/14Classifying queries to generate category mappings
152014032485310/30/14Search relevance
162014032486110/30/14Block partitioning for efficient record processing in parallel computing environment
172014032487110/30/14Decision-tree based quantitative and qualitative record classification
182014032490610/30/14Focused multi-blocking to increase link identification rates in record comparison
192014032533210/30/14Managing annotation-based item descriptions
202014032547410/30/14Annotation-based item description
212014031431110/23/14Classification with effective use of manual data input
222014031690110/23/14Automated limited-time retail merchandise promotion system
232014030680810/16/14Rfid reader location self-discovery
242014031008410/16/14Facilitating a purchase of selected products or services
252014031027010/16/14Relevance-based cutoff for search results
262014030405910/09/14Price matching and comparison
272014029757010/02/14High accuracy product classification with limited supervision
282014029763010/02/14Re-ranking search results in a product search engine
292014028921009/25/14Re-ranking results in a search
302014028921109/25/14Resolving search query ambiguity in a product search engine
312014026360309/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to use of both optical and electronic product codes
322014026363509/18/14Orphaned product stray analysis using rfid
332014026363609/18/14Discrepancy analysis of rfid reads to determine locations
342014026660809/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to the identification of physical-local discrepancies in statistics-based rfid-tag information
352014026661409/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to installation of an rfid-tag reader system
362014026661509/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to the use of statistics-based rfid-tag information
372014026661609/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to monitoring item source locations
382014026661709/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to use of multiple sessions with rfid tags
392014026661809/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to the use of group rfid tag information
402014026662109/18/14Automatic self-learning rfid reader configurator
412014026663209/18/14Method and apparatus pertaining to rfid tag-based user assertions
422014026668509/18/14Alarm processing systems and methods
432014026695609/18/14Wide angle planar antenna assembly
442014027862709/18/14Flexible store fulfillment
452014027879709/18/14Attribute-based-categorical-popularity-assignment apparatus and method
462014027888309/18/14Fraud prevention systems and methods for a price comparison system
472014027890109/18/14Donation processing systems and methods for a price comparison system
482014027890209/18/14Return processing systems and methods for a price comparison system
492014027890309/18/14Price comparison systems and methods
502014027892409/18/14Selectively altering requests based on comparison of potential value of requests
512014027924109/18/14Electronic product information retrieval environment
522014027925109/18/14Search result ranking by brand
532014027926909/18/14Order processing using customer location information
542014027944109/18/14Saving a remainder of cash transactions
552014027966009/18/14Overnight productivity dashboard
562014027988609/18/14Incrementally updating a large key-value store
572014028003309/18/14Rule triggering for search rule engine
582014028008209/18/14Attribute-based document searching
592014028011209/18/14Search result ranking by department
602014028020109/18/14Attribute detection
612014028033709/18/14Attribute detection
622014025788309/11/14Enterprise resource search and reservation system
632014025805009/11/14Store feature item finder
642014025827709/11/14Facet group ranking for search results
652014025833009/11/14Search result ranking using query clustering
662014024437208/28/14Validating internet ad conversions
672014024435708/28/14Inducing customer store visits via mobile application
682014024436008/28/14Customer universe exploration
692014024441608/28/14Method and system to facilitate the addition of items to an electronic item catalog
702014024443208/28/14E-commerce system with personal price points
712014024463308/28/14Relevance-weighted attribute sorting apparatus and method
722014024464108/28/14Holistic customer record linkage via profile fingerprints
732014023664208/21/14Navigating and reserving building spaces
742014023665208/21/14Remote sales assistance system
752014023666108/21/14Supplier analysis and verification system and method
762014023676408/21/14Remote sales assistance tracking
772014022930808/14/14Remote sales assistance
782014022248208/07/14Online appointment schedulers
792014022248308/07/14Facilitating structured meetings
802014022260108/07/14Determining inventory locations
812014020968707/31/14Camera time out feature for customer product scanning device
822014021062107/31/14Theft detection system
832014021101707/31/14Linking an electronic receipt to a consumer in a retail store
842014021336607/31/14Method to create a game like competition between two or more shoppers using mobile self checkout software
852014021448107/31/14Determining the position of a consumer in a retail store using location markers
862014021451407/31/14Automated coupon processing
872014021451807/31/14Price matching and comparison
882014021456207/31/14Customized impulse shelves
892014021456307/31/14Product-description-improvement apparatus and method
902014021456407/31/14Method to allow two or more mobile devices to contribute items to the same virtual shopping cart in mobile self checkout software
912014021456607/31/14Retail gift card system with integrated account and sales receipt tracking
922014021456807/31/14Retail loss prevention using biometric data
932014021457107/31/14Notifying an attendant when a customer scans an oversized item
942014021457207/31/14Retrieving items for a customer at checkout
952014021457307/31/14Helping customers select a checkout lane with relative low congestion
962014021457407/31/14Method to facilitate an in-store audit after issuance of an electronic receipt
972014021457707/31/14Shopping process including monitored shopping cart basket weight
982014021458907/31/14Employing a shopping list on a hand-held communications device at a retailer
992014021459007/31/14Techniques for determining substitutes for products indicated in an electronic shopping list
1002014021459507/31/14Cooperative execution of an electronic shopping list
1012014021459607/31/14Shopping process including monitored shopping cart basket weight
1022014021459707/31/14Managing an electronic shopping list with gestures
1032014021459807/31/14Completing a purchase transaction and delivering items
1042014021459907/31/14Completing a purchase transaction at various locations
1052014021460007/31/14Assisting a consumer in locating a product within a retail store
1062014021460107/31/14Automatically managing an electronic shopping list
1072014021460507/31/14Answering a query from a consumer in a retail store
1082014021460807/31/14Determining to audit a customer utilizing analytics
1092014021460907/31/14List based shopping cart inspection process
1102014021461207/31/14Consumer to consumer sales assistance
1112014021461807/31/14In-store customer scan process including nutritional information
1122014021461907/31/14Double tap and done
1132014021462307/31/14In-store customer scan process including product automated ingredient warning
1142014021462807/31/14Gesture-based product wishlist and shared social networking
1152014021463207/31/14Smart crowd sourcing on product classification
1162014021463307/31/14Ranking keywords for product types with manual curation
1172014021464107/31/14Electronic receipt including itemization of applicable tax rates
1182014021484107/31/14Semantic product classification
1192014021484407/31/14Multiple classification models in a pipeline
1202014021484507/31/14Product classification into product type families
1212014021486207/31/14Automated attribute disambiguation with human input
1222014021540907/31/14Animated delete apparatus and method
1232014020750507/24/14Assigning employees to cash registers
1242014020756907/24/14Managing prepaid cards
1252014020757007/24/14Location based alerts for shopper
1262014020759107/24/14Integrating local products into global web services,
1272014020759807/24/14Managing prepaid cards
1282014020761507/24/14Techniques for locating an item to purchase in a retail environment
1292014020101507/17/14Adjustable kiosk system
1302014020103707/17/14Purchasing goods for donation to charities
1312014020174707/17/14Cross platform workflow management
1322014019604407/10/14Increasing throughput of a paas system
1332014018480207/03/14Techniques for reducing consumer wait time
1342014018481807/03/14Techniques for detecting depleted stock
1352014018853007/03/14Provision of customer attributes to an organization
1362014018855007/03/14Provision of customer attributes to a person
1372014018859107/03/14Techniques for delivering a product promotion to a consumer
1382014018860507/03/14Techniques for delivering a product promotion to a consumer
1392014018864107/03/14Warranty storing and presenting apparatus and method
1402014018864707/03/14Searching digital receipts at a mobile device
1412014018864807/03/14Searching digital receipts at a mobile device
1422014018865707/03/14Establishing customer attributes
1432014018866307/03/14Stock notifiers on shelves
1442014018866707/03/14Updating search result rankings based on color
1452014018870007/03/14Online payment systems and methods
1462014018872607/03/14Payment validation systems and methods
1472014018873107/03/14Sign in based on recognition instead of password
1482014018884207/03/14Selecting search result images based on color
1492014018885307/03/14Ranking search results based on color
1502014018885407/03/14Ranking search results based on color
1512014018885507/03/14Ranking search results based on color similarity
1522014018899407/03/14Social neighborhood determination
1532014018988607/03/14Template for customer attributes
1542014017516206/26/14Identifying products as a consumer moves within a retail store
1552014017516706/26/14Method for transferring shopping cart contents to a register from a mobile electronic device
1562014017634806/26/14Location based parking management system
1572014017670706/26/14Determining the position of a consumer in a retail store using a light source
1582014017792406/26/14Faulty cart wheel detection
1592014018047906/26/14Bagging with robotic arm
1602014018052806/26/14Faulty cart wheel detection
1612014018057206/26/14Tracking a mobile device
1622014018075706/26/14Techniques for recording a consumer shelf experience
1632014018078206/26/14Techniques for linking consumers for coupon matching
1642014018078506/26/14Reporting out-of-stock items
1652014018080506/26/14Arranging advertisement content in digital receipts
1662014018084806/26/14Estimating point of sale wait times
1672014018085306/26/14Framework for generating a personalized item list
1682014018085506/26/14Pre-purchase feedback apparatus and method
1692014018086506/26/14Informing customers regarding items on their shopping list
1702014017255306/19/14Techniques for using a heat map of a retail location to promote the sale of products
1712014016674906/19/14Providing electronic receipts for vending machine transactions
1722014016796006/19/14Detecting defective shopping carts
1732014016842706/19/14Notify associates of cleanup jobs
1742014017247606/19/14Techniques for generating a heat map of a retail location
1752014017247706/19/14Techniques for using a heat map of a retail location to deploy employees
1762014017248906/19/14Techniques for using a heat map of a retail location to disperse crowds
1772014017255406/19/14Selecting a preferred message
1782014017255506/19/14Techniques for monitoring the shopping cart of a consumer
1792014017259906/19/14Determining point of sale advertisement effectiveness
1802014017260406/19/14Reprinting a paper receipt where an electronic receipt was originally issued
1812014017262106/19/14Recommending products based on a shopping list and a shopping budget
1822014017262806/19/14Approximating customer location within a store
1832014017264006/19/14Augmented reality shopping game
1842014017264706/19/14Tax aware price displays
1852014017264906/19/14Stock aware shelves
1862014017265006/19/14Stock aware shelves
1872014017289406/19/14Recipe suggestion system and method
1882014017356606/19/14Website update method and system
1892014015639406/05/14Targeted advertisement generation for travelers
1902014015639506/05/14Shifting marketing messaging according to customer lifestyle changes
1912014015641506/05/14Techniques for determining the age and gender of a consumer
1922014015642306/05/14Suggesting expired product replenishment based on receipt data
1932014015643206/05/14Approximating alternate currency equivalents in digital receipts
1942014015650806/05/14Splitting a purchase among multiple parties using an electronic receipt after the transaction
1952014015651706/05/14Splitting a purchase among multiple parties using an electronic receipt after the transaction
1962014014497705/29/14Scannable recipe card to add items to shopping list
1972014014701805/29/14Detecting customer dissatisfaction using biometric data
1982014014704805/29/14Document quality measurement
1992014014910505/29/14Identifying product references in user-generated content
2002014014916005/29/14Facilitating personal shopping assistance
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2022014014923605/29/14Reminder calendaring based on receipt data
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2042014014923905/29/14Recipe-suggestion apparatus and method
2052014014940905/29/14Massive rule-based classification engine
2062014015006005/29/14Protecting data in an enterprise environment
2072014013939705/22/14Method and apparatus pertaining to an rfid tag reader antenna array
2082014014301305/22/14Analyzing social media trends
2092014014340505/22/14Analyzing social media trends
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2132014011707905/01/14Layaway apparatus and method
2142014012215505/01/14Workforce scheduling system and method
2152014012216605/01/14Crowdsourced behavior modification
2162014012219105/01/14Encouraging shopping assistance by children using digital shopping lists
2172014012220805/01/14Crowdsourced behavior modification
2182014012220905/01/14Crowdsourced behavior modification
2192014012226805/01/14Point-of-sale-customer-identification apparatus and method
2202014012227005/01/14Managing returns using electronic receipts
2212014012227305/01/14Customer reprint of a physical receipt from an electronic receipt
2222014012227405/01/14Customer reprint of a physical receipt from an electronic receipt
2232014012227505/01/14Reprint of a physical receipt and receipt history from an electronic receipt for reducing fraudulent returns
2242014012227605/01/14Reprint of a physical receipt and receipt history from an electronic receipt for reducing fraudulent returns
2252014012227805/01/14Automatic sharing of a receipt with a place of employment
2262014012227905/01/14Automatic sharing of a receipt with a place of employment
2272014012234505/01/14Sharing of a receipt among mobile devices
2282014012312605/01/14Automatic topology extraction and plotting with correlation to real time analytic data
2292014011498204/24/14Automatic taxonomy merge
2302014010843904/17/14Interest expansion using a taxonomy
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2322014010819304/17/14Techniques for optimizing a shopping agenda
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2342014010859604/17/14Http parallel processing router
2352014010908204/17/14Verification of complex multi-application and multi-node deployments
2362014009226104/03/14Techniques for generating an electronic shopping list
2372014009529004/03/14Savings-guarantee apparatus and method
2382014009534804/03/14Techniques for generating an electronic shopping list
2392014009535004/03/14Method and system to facilitate same day delivery of items to a customer
2402014009538604/03/14Universal substantiation system
2412014009541104/03/14Establishing "is a" relationships for a taxonomy
2422014009547804/03/14Establishing "is a" relationships for a taxonomy
2432014009548104/03/14Searching digital receipts at a mobile device
2442014009548204/03/14Searching digital receipts at a mobile device
2452014009569404/03/14Installing, managing, and provisioning applications
2462014009598504/03/14Arranging digital receipt items
2472014009612504/03/14Installing, managing, and provisioning applications
2482014009612704/03/14Installing, managing, and provisioning applications
2492014009612904/03/14Installing, managing, and provisioning applications

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