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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
Maybe Killing Coupons Isn’t Such a Bad Idea After All

Maybe Killing Coupons Isn’t Such a Bad Idea After All

One year into a plan to wean its customers off coupons, a national retailer says the plan is working. And no, we’re not talking about JCPenney. In November 2011, Jacksonville, Florida-based department store Stein Mart embarked on an effort to reduce coupon usage by half. “It became clear that we needed to make some significant changes to return our company[Read More…]

December 4, 2012 Coupons In The 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
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
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