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Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Facebook would love it if you went online and never left Facebook – and, increasingly, so would companies that offer printable coupons. They’re making it easier to access, print and share coupons without ever leaving the social media site. And Facebook itself plans to make it easier to find out what deals your friends have discovered. Last year, Valassis unveiled[Read More…]

January 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
Super Duper Doubles – Signs of a Supersized Coupon War?

Super Duper Doubles – Signs of a Supersized Coupon War?

If your store only doubles coupons up to $.50 – or worse yet, doesn’t double at all – maybe a change of scenery would help. Pack your bags and head on over to the scenic Tidewater region of Virginia, where a full-fledged super double coupon war could be about to erupt. Market leader Food Lion doesn’t double at all. But[Read More…]

January 15, 2013 Coupons In The News
Peanut Butter Predictions: Lower Prices, New Products, More Coupons

Peanut Butter Predictions: Lower Prices, New Products, More Coupons

If the price of peanut butter lately has you cutting back on your kids’ PB&J sandwiches, there’s some good news – better prices, promotions and coupons could be coming our way in the coming year. You can credit a perfect storm, of sorts, involving the economy, agriculture and new corporate players in the peanut butter business. Peanut butter is a[Read More…]

January 15, 2013 Coupons In The News
Get a Haircut, Use a Coupon, Go to Jail!

Get a Haircut, Use a Coupon, Go to Jail!

We knew that using coupons can get you (allegedly) beaten up, but who knew that using coupons could land you in the slammer? An Ohio man who just wanted to save a few bucks on a haircut learned that yes, coupon use can apparently end with you doing hard time. The incident in question happened on November 6th, though details[Read More…]

January 15, 2013 Coupons In The News
Ruby Tuesday Softens Stance on Coupons

Ruby Tuesday Softens Stance on Coupons

To hear the way executives of the Ruby Tuesday restaurant chain have talked about coupons the past year and a half or so, you’d think coupon users are not exactly welcome there. “We’re pulling back on coupons,” they’ve said. “We just want to keep pushing more and more towards people who are non-coupon,” and “We just need… to attract more[Read More…]

January 14, 2013 Coupons In The News
The Bad News: New Restrictive Fine Print. The Good News: It Actually Makes Sense.

The Bad News: New Restrictive Fine Print. The Good News: It Actually Makes Sense.

It’s getting a little harder to use coupons for a few dozen boxes of cereal, if you were so inclined. Unless you buy them four at a time, every day. Post has become the latest manufacturer to add the fine print “Limit of 4 like coupons in same shopping trip.” The new wording first showed up in last Sunday’s SmartSource[Read More…]

January 13, 2013 Coupons In The News
Walgreens Says Balance Rewards Will Get More Rewarding

Walgreens Says Balance Rewards Will Get More Rewarding

It’s too soon to call it a smashing success, or a colossal failure, but just about everyone who’s stepped into a Walgreens over the past few months seems to have an opinion on the drug store chain’s new Balance Rewards loyalty program. Regardless of what you might think so far, Walgreens wants you to know that it’s just getting warmed[Read More…]

January 12, 2013 Coupons In The News
“Pinterest For Coupons” – A Redesign For RedPlum

“Pinterest For Coupons” – A Redesign For RedPlum

Another day, another redesign. This time, RedPlum is looking a little more like Pinterest than a printable coupon site. A month after Coupons.com changed its layout – to largely negative reviews, except among its own employees (read: “Coupons.com Changes Again – and Zips Up Zips”), RedPlum has done the same. And like Coupons.com, the redesign is not just cosmetic. RedPlum.com[Read More…]

January 11, 2013 Coupons In The News
2012: A Good Year For Coupons. 2013: Even Better?

2012: A Good Year For Coupons. 2013: Even Better?

2013 got off to a roaring start, with more coupon inserts than we’d seen in the previous four weeks combined. A sign of good things to come, perhaps? Could be, according to a new report, and the 2013 coupon insert schedules. According to an annual Kantar Media study, insert coupon distribution is on the rise. More than 274 billion coupons,[Read More…]

January 10, 2013 Coupons In The News
Ibotta Signup Bonus to End Friday

Ibotta Signup Bonus to End Friday

Just a quick Ibotta update, to note that if you’re not signed up and want to cash in, better act fast. No, the app is not going anywhere, but it’s about to end its “$5 friend bonus” offer. Sign up after Friday, and you’ll no longer get an automatic $5 added to your account. Until Friday at noon PST (3pm[Read More…]

January 8, 2013 Coupons In The News
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