Re: Security statement

Jason Williams (streak@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu)
Tue, 9 Dec 1997 02:30:49 -0600 (CST)


On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, Eric Ochoa [NOL Staff] wrote:
> I just wanted to make a comment here, being in the demographic industry
> for almost 2 years, exactly what do you think all of your "Randall's
> Cards" and "Gerlands Customer" cards are for? They aren't giving those
> out just to make people feel warm and friendly, those little cards tell
> them exactly what their customers are buying, what areas they come from,
> etc. They are a tool for the marketers to go ahead and find out what you
> guys like to buy, and what sits on the shelf.

Yep..actually, the Randall's cards I've seen gives you coupons for the
products you buy..and they made a big deal about storing every purchase
you make with them for about a year. It helps them figure out what to
stock.

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