, the folks behind one of the most popular social gaming microtransaction service, has announced that its now giving out points for shopping at certain real-life retailers. Some sample companies include Macy's, Buy.com, and Priceline, among many others. This only applies to the online stores of said retailers, so if you are shopping inside the actual store, you are out of luck. George Garrick, CEO of Offerpal, had this to say:
Our goal has always been to give consumers an alternative to paying for virtual currency by letting them earn it instead-whether by filling out ad offers, completing surveys, or now simply by shopping for the types of goods and services they already use every day
Full press release after the jump.