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Frito-Lay Fiasco Causes Coupon Confusion

Frito-Lay Fiasco Causes Coupon Confusion

It seemed a little too good to be true at first. And then it got worse. Now the saga of the Lay’s printable coupons may be reaching a conclusion – but only after confusing customers, a West Coast supermarket chain, a major printable coupon network, one of its top affiliates, and one of the largest snack food companies in the[Read More…]

August 29, 2012 Coupons In The News
Savings, Statistics and a Little Sneakiness

Savings, Statistics and a Little Sneakiness

If the stereotypical couponer is someone with a low-paying job who’s struggling to get by, the actual typical couponer would like you to know that they’re doing quite well, thank you. The printable coupon provider RevTrax released a study today, in which it found that the more money a person has, the more likely they are to use printable coupons.[Read More…]

August 28, 2012 Coupons In The News
Not an Actual Competitor? Not a Problem!

Not an Actual Competitor? Not a Problem!

Shoppers in parts of the northeastern U.S. are gathering their CVS coupons, printing out Target’s offerings and perhaps hitting up their friends in other states who may have extra coupons to share. The Pittsburgh-based grocery chain Giant Eagle released a revised coupon policy today, and it includes one of the most lenient – or perhaps the most ripe for revision[Read More…]

August 23, 2012 Coupons In The News
Dollar Tree Does Coupons

Dollar Tree Does Coupons

Your “$1 off” coupons will go a long way soon at Dollar Tree. The everything’s-a-dollar store, which once advertised that there’s “no need for coupons at the Dollar Tree”, has announced that it will begin accepting manufacturer coupons beginning this Sunday. As first reported by the Birmingham News’ Christie Dedman, Dollar Tree is taking baby steps as it enters the[Read More…]

August 22, 2012 Coupons In The News
Wait, Don’t Flush That Coupon!

Wait, Don’t Flush That Coupon!

If you’re always on the hunt for new coupons, now you don’t have to stop, even when you have to “go”. Two brothers from New York – one a college student, the other a recent graduate – are building a business that offers coupons to a particularly captive audience. The “Star Toilet Paper” company prints advertisements and coupons directly onto[Read More…]

August 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
Toys “R” Oops

Toys “R” Oops

Whether you blame greedy couponers, confused customers or a not-very-well-thought-out promotion, Toys “R” Us has become the latest retailer to experience a PR-disaster “coupon fail”. In such cases, when the dust settles, the store is left looking either like a villain – or a sucker. It started this past Sunday, when the toy store chain issued a printable coupon on[Read More…]

August 16, 2012 Coupons In The News
Charitable Couponing Gets Competitive

Charitable Couponing Gets Competitive

Now you can feel a little better about all the coupons you print but might not get around to using. Because for every three Coupons.com coupons you print, you’ll prevent someone from going hungry. Coupons.com, the “recognized leader in digital coupons”, today announced the launch of a new charitable arm of its venerable printable site. CouponsforChange.org features most of the[Read More…]

August 15, 2012 Coupons In The News
Let’s Go Couponing at the Gas Station!

Let’s Go Couponing at the Gas Station!

If you’ve never had a good reason to shop in a gas station convenience store, now you do – Circle K is about to become a tearpad and blinkie bonanza! News America Marketing, which runs SmartSource, announced today that it will be supplying its coupons to thousands of Circle K convenience stores “effective immediately.” Circle K operates more than 7,300[Read More…]

August 15, 2012 Coupons In The News
Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Televised train wreck “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” ventures into “Extreme Couponing” territory this Wednesday, a week after TLC’s “Toddlers and Tiaras” spinoff debuted during Extreme Couponing’s off season. In a preview clip posted on TLC’s website today, the pint-sized pageant star and her plus-sized Mama venture into the local Piggly Wiggly to show off Mama’s couponing skills. “Couponing is[Read More…]

August 13, 2012 Coupons In The News
“Coupons For Cash” Was Good While it Lasted

“Coupons For Cash” Was Good While it Lasted

In theory, if you collect tens of thousands of coupons and turn them in for cash, you can earn a few bucks (since they’re each technically worth “1/100th of a cent”). But why mess with that when you can turn them all in for face value and rake in tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars? And if you’re the[Read More…]

August 11, 2012 Coupons In The News
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