DENVER, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new craze for coupons, deals and offers is being powered by savvy shoppers who use mobile applications to find great deals. Given current growth in smartphone use, and popular TV shows which take couponing to the extreme, many shoppers expect to use mobile coupon applications to find big savings every time they make a purchase.
New mobile applications like The Loop Deals, http://LuvTheLoop.com, make it easy to find great deals with a few simple taps on your mobile phone. The Loop uses geo-location to display nearby deals wherever the application is opened. Users of the free application get instant access to hundreds of deals and coupons from online stores and local merchants.
To view a video of how the application works please visit: http://youtu.be/ruVBh4O2fhE.
"As much as 50 percent of mobile phone owners use their devices to shop," says Dale Hartzell, general manager of The Loop. "With more than 60 million smartphone owners in the U.S. interested in mobile coupons, there is major demand for ways to save money through mobile devices."
As smartphone use increases, the link between shoppers and their smartphones grows ever stronger. According to a recent report by eMarketer, it's projected there will be 90 million U.S. smartphone users by the end of 2011. A recent survey of female mobile phone users, conducted by mobile shopping company miBuys, finds 67 percent of smartphone users are interested in mobile coupons and 93 percent are always on the lookout for bargains.
Don't expect shoppers to satisfy their thirst for deals any time soon. There will be an expected 30 million new smartphone owners by the end of 2011. With growing use of mobile phones in the shopping experience, savvy consumers will use mobile coupon apps like The Loop Deals to find the best deals every time they shop.
About The Loop:
The Loop Deals is a mobile shopping app that provides users with an easy way to access coupons, deals and offers right from your mobile phone. The application boasts deals from a growing list of local merchants and well-known major brands. To download the application search "The Loop Deals" in the iPhone App Store or Android market. The application provides access to a range of offers and deals from local merchants and online stores. For more information visit: http://LuvTheLoop.com.
If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with the folks behind The Loop, please call Brandon Whalen at 303/444-9214 x114 or e-mail Brandon at bwhalen@Room214.com.
SOURCE The Loop