American Eagle Outfitters made an announcement today, stating that their company will be participating in Facebook Deals. This new program will provide customers with special offers when the “check in” using Facebook Places on their smart phones.
In a press release issued today, American Eagle said,
“Facebook Places gives American Eagle Outfitters, aerie and 77kids customers the power to easily share their location with friends on Facebook, find friends who are nearby, discover new places, and now, take advantage of special offers by checking in with Deals.”
If you check in at any American Eagle Outfitters, aerie or 77kids store, you will receive 20% off their entire purchase, simply by showing their phone to the AEO associate at the cash-and-wrap counter. Talk about a great savings!
This idea could very well be the beginning of a new shopping era.