Great News! The Nielsen Homescan program is accepting new members!
If you haven’t heard about the Nielsen Homescan program, it’s a very popular rewards program, that has been about since 1996. Once you are a member, they will send you a scanner (the kind you see in stores, that scans barcodes). You scan the barcodes of everything you buy, and you get points. You Can then redeem your points for gift cards, and other goodies, like a digital video camera, TV’s, stereo systems, GPS’ and MORE!
Note: This program is not open to resident of Newfoundland (sorry)
Nielsen Corporation was founded in 1923 in Chicago, Illinois by Arthur C. Nielsen. As a way to find out what consumers want, and to help marketers develop new products, and packaging.
In 1939 Nielsen expanded they expanded internationally, and now serve over 100 countries worldwide!
As soon as the internet became popular, and home computers started making their way into homes in 1996. Nielsen developed their reward program, where you sign up, and if you qualify for any of their current demographics they will send you a home scanner. You used the scanner to scan all of the barcodes on the products you buy and complete surveys, for points. You then redeem the points for prizes, such as gift cards, the latest electronics and more.