The drugstore chain is introducing point-of-sale scanning at over 7,700 stores in the US.

Walgreens is bringing mobile couponing and exclusive offers to smartphone users starting on Black Friday as it launches the nation's largest retail mobile coupon program at more than 7,700 stores across America. The scannable coupons, which range in value from 50 cents to $5, are being added to its mobile apps, giving customers money off products including beauty items, gifts, consumables and everyday essentials.

Walgreens stores have mobile scanning capabilities that read the coupon straight from the customer's smartphone, so no clipping or printing is required. As more consumers are relying on their smartphone for shopping convenience, this is a good way to enhance their experience and take advantage of the expected surge in mobile shopping this holiday season. The coupons will be offered through the Walgreens mobile application from November 25th until December 24th. Rich Lesperance, director of marketing for e-commerce at Walgreens, said:

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