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Shopkick Says It’s Now Profitable, With Its Shopping App Adding $200M In Sales For Target, Best Buy And Other Partners

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http://techcrunch.com – Shopping app shopkick, now 4 million users strong, made some big waves when it first opened for business in 2010. With its combination of in-store hardware and user-friendly mobile app that pinged customers with deals when they walked into a participating merchant, it looked like one crucial part of the mobile commerce puzzle — actually getting people to use their phones to get deals on goods and buy them — was finally cracked. Today, at a time when many startups still shy away from talk of business models, Shopkick has done something else: it’s reached profitability. As of (IT news)