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JCP’s Social Strategy

JCP’s Social Strategy

Even as journalists and investors continue writing JCPenney’s obituary, you may have noticed that your favorite deals blogger is suddenly very excited about the company. “Have you seen the new JCP?” one asks. “Have you seen the new JCP?” asks another. “The store has a whole new look that I can’t wait to shop!” writes a third. “The store has[Read More…]

December 21, 2012 Coupons In The News
Ibotta: “Earn Cash Every Time You Shop”

Ibotta: “Earn Cash Every Time You Shop”

Just two and a half months after its launch, the new grocery savings app Ibotta is celebrating the signup of its 100,000th user. Now, that number is about to grow even larger – the previously Apple-only app is now available for Android users as well. “We are thrilled to bring Ibotta to Android, the world’s most widely used smartphone platform,”[Read More…]

December 18, 2012 Coupons In The News
Sunday’s Coupons – An Extra-Long Holiday Drought Begins

Sunday’s Coupons – An Extra-Long Holiday Drought Begins

This is where you’d normally read a “Sunday’s Coupons – 12/16/12” update. But there will be none this week, nor will there be a “Sunday’s Coupons – 12/23/12”. And it will be slim pickings the following weekend as well. For the first time in recent memory, both SmartSource and RedPlum are taking an extra-long holiday vacation. Neither coupon insert publisher[Read More…]

December 15, 2012 Coupons In The News, Coupons You Can Use
CVS Wants to Know Why You’re Not Using Its Coupons

CVS Wants to Know Why You’re Not Using Its Coupons

Wouldn’t it be nice if those surprise coupons that print out along with your receipt at some stores, were available before you shopped instead of after? Well, they are at CVS. And CVS wants to know why more people aren’t taking advantage of them. For a few years now, CVS has offered a “magic coupon machine”, otherwise known as the[Read More…]

December 14, 2012 Coupons In The News
Coupons.com Changes Again – and Zips Up Zips

Coupons.com Changes Again – and Zips Up Zips

Someone at the Coupons.com design team is earning their paycheck – or maybe just trying to keep themselves busy. The printable coupon site has changed its layout once again – and this time, the changes are not just cosmetic. Once you get past the new look of the site, just try changing your zip code. Just as with printed newspaper[Read More…]

December 13, 2012 Coupons In The News
Not Every Department Store Hates Coupons

Not Every Department Store Hates Coupons

Here’s some good news for couponers who have been compared to drug addicts at one department store – at least one of its competitors is more than happy to feed your habit. The Bon-Ton Stores are offering coupons galore, with no plans to let up. The Pennsylvania-based department store chain has more than 270 locations throughout the Northeast, Midwest and[Read More…]

December 10, 2012 Coupons In The News
Another Coupon From the Store That Doesn’t Do Coupons

Another Coupon From the Store That Doesn’t Do Coupons

If you make an offer available to print, bring into a store, have it scanned and have money taken off your purchase – does that make it a coupon? Apparently not according to JCPenney. But the troubled retailer, which insists it no longer does coupons, is offering yet another “non-coupon” coupon. Today, the department store released a “20% Off for[Read More…]

December 8, 2012 Coupons In The News
Earn Starbucks Coupons at the Supermarket

Earn Starbucks Coupons at the Supermarket

Starbucks may be peddling its most expensive coffee, and its most expensive gift card, ever – but hey, the coffee chain still wants to give you a deal. Soon you’ll be able to earn coupons for free coffee just by shopping at your local grocery store. The company announced yesterday that it plans on expanding its “My Starbucks Rewards” loyalty[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
Extreme Couponing Fades Away – For Good?

Extreme Couponing Fades Away – For Good?

Blink and you missed it – after four weeks, the fourth season of “Extreme Couponing” that started off relatively strong has come to a lackluster end. The final episodes attracted some of the lowest ratings of the entire series, which raises the question – could the just-ended season be the last? The season premiere of the TLC series last month[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Coupons In The News

Pro or Con on Coupons? You Decide.

We’ve all heard it before, and now a national TV audience has heard it – it’s time to get over extreme couponing. Author Christy Rakoczy appeared in the above segment on “Good Morning America” today, making the argument that she first made in a MoneyCrashers.com article back in October. In “6 Reasons Why I Stopped Extreme Couponing“, and on the[Read More…]

December 4, 2012 Coupons In The News
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