Archive for September, 2012

Sunday’s Coupons – 9/30/12

Sunday’s Coupons – 9/30/12

Lots of coupons this weekend – you should find four coupon inserts in your Sunday newspaper. If you don’t already get the Sunday paper, look for a good deal on a newspaper subscription here: You can also find some of these coupons available as printable versions in the Smartsource and RedPlum sections of our Printable Coupons page. Thanks to Sunday[Read More…]

September 29, 2012 Coupons You Can Use
Customers Prefer Pricey Organic Food, Says Pricey Organic Food Store

Customers Prefer Pricey Organic Food, Says Pricey Organic Food Store

The results are in, and “more Americans than ever are choosing natural and/or organic foods,” says Whole Foods. Which is good, because that’s what Whole Foods sells. The grocery chain has released the results of its fifth annual “Whole Foods Market Food Shopping Trend Tracker Survey.” It found that two-thirds of respondents call themselves value seekers: “someone very aware of[Read More…]

September 28, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Guns For Grocery Gift Cards

Guns For Grocery Gift Cards

If you’d like to score some free groceries, all you need is a gun! And you won’t even need a getaway car. That’s because Pennsylvania-based Giant Food Stores is offering free gift cards to anyone packing heat. Of course, there’s a catch. You have to give up the gun in order to get the gift card. Giant is teaming up[Read More…]

September 28, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Customers Get Overcharged, City Gets a Million Dollars

Customers Get Overcharged, City Gets a Million Dollars

Have you ever wondered when buying grocery items by the pound, if you’re also paying for the weight of the packaging? Well, you shouldn’t be. But the city of Los Angeles says a local chain has been charging customers that way repeatedly – so maybe a million-dollar penalty will get the store’s attention. Los Angeles-based Ralphs, a subsidiary of Kroger,[Read More…]

September 27, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
[EXPIRED] Daily Deal: 36¢ For Reader’s Digest

[EXPIRED] Daily Deal: 36¢ For Reader’s Digest

Note: This deal has expired, but you can still get 20% off by using the COUPONNEWS code on this or any other magazine subscription. Just go to DiscountMags.com and use the COUPONNEWS promo code when checking out. You can also visit the main page for today’s deal of the day, or subscribe to our email list to be alerted every[Read More…]

September 27, 2012 Uncategorized
Counterfeiters Spoil Couponing in Alaska

Counterfeiters Spoil Couponing in Alaska

Counterfeit coupons have become so widespread, even the remote reaches of Alaska are not immune. And it only takes a handful of them, to cause some big trouble in a small town. Located about 90 miles from the capital of Juneau, the town of Sitka, Alaska sits on an island that’s only accessible by boat or plane. Sitka has just[Read More…]

September 26, 2012 Coupons In The News
Everyone Knows What You’re Buying

Everyone Knows What You’re Buying

Your grocery store isn’t the only one that knows what you’re buying when you use your store loyalty card. Turns out, Facebook does too! A report in London’s Financial Times reveals that Facebook has partnered with the data company Datalogix, to track how many consumers buy products after seeing ads on Facebook. How are they doing this exactly? By using[Read More…]

September 25, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
How Social Is Your Supermarket?

How Social Is Your Supermarket?

Sure, you like your local grocery store, but have you “liked” them? A roundup of the most and least popular grocery retailers on social media sites (see the full list below) can yield some interesting insights, though it also shows that “likes” aren’t necessarily everything. Florida-based Publix was recently criticized (in “Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer” magazine) for being “technology-challenged”: “Yes,[Read More…]

September 24, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
[EXPIRED] Daily Deal: 36¢ For Ladies’ Home Journal

[EXPIRED] Daily Deal: 36¢ For Ladies’ Home Journal

Note: This deal has expired, but you can still get 20% off by using the COUPONNEWS code on this or any other magazine subscription. Just go to DiscountMags.com and use the COUPONNEWS promo code when checking out. You can also visit the main page for today’s deal of the day, or subscribe to our email list to be alerted every[Read More…]

September 24, 2012 Uncategorized
“I Sued a Store And All I Got Was This Lousy Coupon”

“I Sued a Store And All I Got Was This Lousy Coupon”

If you ever got sued for millions of dollars, wouldn’t it be nice if you could just pay the damages in coupons? That’s what a couple of retailers are currently doing – and the coupons aren’t even all that great. Luxury handbag maker Coach has agreed to a settlement in a class action lawsuit, which accused it of asking for[Read More…]

September 23, 2012 Coupons In The News
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