Mobile coupons are on the rise, which should come as no surprise.
This is hardly to say paper coupons are dying, though the economics would imply they should be.
A mailed coupon costs a brand or retailer 25 cents, a printed newspaper coupon costs about 5 cents and a coupon that a consumer prints at home costs a retailer pretty much nothing, based on a recent study by Juniper Research.
Only about one percent of paper coupons are redeemed, fueling the natural migration to digital.
But a coupon delivered to a mobile phone can be much more relevant than one to a PC, causing a major move to mobile coupons....