Archive for November, 2012

Paying With Piles of Change? That’s What You Think.

Paying With Piles of Change? That’s What You Think.

If you’re saving up your pennies to buy the perfect holiday gift – be careful. Your local store may not take them. Portland, Oregon-based Fred Meyer found itself in the middle of a social media firestorm over the past 24 hours, after its Facebook fans reacted angrily to the story that a suburban Seattle woman shared last night: “My daughter[Read More…]

November 30, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Buy One, But Don’t Get One – Give One Instead!

Buy One, But Don’t Get One – Give One Instead!

Have you ever gotten two items in a “Buy One, Get One Free” sale, when you really only need one? Or, if you’re a little more extreme, let’s say you got 20 items and don’t have anywhere to put the other 20. Well, one supermarket chain has the answer, by giving the “GO” in “BOGO” a new meaning this holiday[Read More…]

November 29, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarkets Say: We’re Not Dead Yet

Supermarkets Say: We’re Not Dead Yet

For all the talk of big-box retailers, drug stores, specialty grocers and dollar stores gobbling up a bigger share of the grocery pie, don’t count out the nation’s largest traditional supermarket. Kroger says it’s doing just fine, thank you. Kroger today reported its latest quarterly earnings, beating analysts’ expectations. For the year, earnings are up about 3%. “Not a particularly[Read More…]

November 29, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Would You Still Coupon if You Had $550 Million?

Would You Still Coupon if You Had $550 Million?

Couponing is a necessity for some, a hobby for others – and for many, a way of life. But would you keep clipping if you were suddenly worth a half-billion dollars? Tonight’s drawing for an estimated $550 million Powerball jackpot has many dreaming big. Mansions, fancy cars, lavish vacations – but paying full price for groceries? That’s something that could[Read More…]

November 28, 2012 Coupons In The News
Are Supermarkets Missing Out on the Holiday Shopping Frenzy?

Are Supermarkets Missing Out on the Holiday Shopping Frenzy?

Have you recovered from your Cyber Monday and Black Friday shopping experiences yet? The spending frenzy can make grocery shopping seem downright mundane in comparison. But what if grocery stores got in on the action? A recent report by the coupon processing company Inmar says Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers are hungry for grocery store deals as well. 61%[Read More…]

November 27, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar Tree: Silence Speaks Volumes?

Dollar Tree: Silence Speaks Volumes?

Concerned Dollar Tree customers who’ve been waiting for a statement, an explanation or a condemnation from the company about a well-publicized incident at one of its stores last week, are still waiting. The company has been largely silent, while its customers have been anything but. By now, you’ve likely heard the story about the couponer who was allegedly attacked by[Read More…]

November 27, 2012 Coupons In The News
Newspapers Are Dying and It’s All Your Fault

Newspapers Are Dying and It’s All Your Fault

It seems couponers have been keeping newspapers alive – and fewer couponers could kill them. So if you’re not clipping coupons as much as you used to, you may find yourself with no more coupons to clip. At least that’s according to a recent Poynter Institute report. “The super-couponing craze, at its peak in the spring and summer of 2011,[Read More…]

November 26, 2012 Coupons In The News
A New Meaning to “Self-Checkout”

A New Meaning to “Self-Checkout”

A supermarket in northern Indiana may have stumbled upon the next new trend in do-it-yourself grocery shopping – not only can customers there check themselves out, but they can apparently let themselves in as well. On Thanksgiving night, when most people were resting off their turkey dinners, or getting an early start on their Black Friday shopping, some people inexplicably[Read More…]

November 26, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Sunday’s Coupons – 11/25/12

Sunday’s Coupons – 11/25/12

You should find one coupon insert in your Sunday newspaper this weekend. 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 Coupon Preview, here are[Read More…]

November 24, 2012 Coupons You Can Use
[EXPIRED] Black Friday Deal: Multi-Year Magazine Subscription Sale

[EXPIRED] Black Friday Deal: Multi-Year Magazine Subscription Sale

Here’s a holiday gift idea you can take advantage of, without having to fight the Black Friday crowds. All weekend, you can use our coupon code to get a discount subscription, in the Black Friday Multi-Year Magazine Sale at DiscountMags.com. Through Sunday, choose from among nearly 100 different titles, including Parenting, Family Circle, Popular Science, Marie Claire, Family Handyman, Reader’s[Read More…]

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