A Toys “R” Us employee is charged with creating bogus coupon codes, to get $56,000 worth of goodies for free.
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If you’ve ever been perplexed at a Toys “R” Us coupon, you’re not alone. Now the store wants to change that perception, before it’s too late.
(Be sure to read this followup story: “EXCLUSIVE: SnipSnap is Sued, Accused of Infringing Coupon Copyrights”) The controversial coupon app SnipSnap is making a big stink about the fact that Target will no longer allow its coupons to appear on the app. But Target is not the only retailer to tell SnipSnap to knock it off. Spokespersons for both Target[Read More…]
If you thought Walmart would back down after several competitors challenged its price-comparison ads – think again. Walmart is defending its commercials, and its methods. As reported last week, Best Buy, Toys “R” Us and a number of unnamed supermarket chains have filed formal complaints with several state attorneys general (read: “Legal Challenges to the ‘Walmart Challenge’”). Documents obtained by[Read More…]
January 7 update: read “Walmart Responds to Competitors’ Challenge”. It started with supermarkets, then drug stores, then toy and electronics stores, too. Now a number of retailers are crying foul, and asking authorities to investigate the “Walmart Challenge”. The nearly year-old TV, radio, print and online campaign is officially known within Walmart as the “Market Basket Challenge”. The ads are[Read More…]
Everyone else does year-end Top 10 lists at this time of year, so how about a look at the top coupon stories of 2012? We’ll even throw in an extra and make it a Top 11 list. Even though Coupons in the News has only been around since July, a look at the most popular posts these past six months[Read More…]
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…]
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…]