Archive for August, 2012

Cheap Gas at Walmart! And Kroger. But Safeway? It’s Complicated.

Cheap Gas at Walmart! And Kroger. But Safeway? It’s Complicated.

Walmart apparently will stop at nothing to ensure you never go anywhere other than Walmart to buy anything ever again. Not only does the store want you to fill your shopping cart there, now it wants you to fill your tank there, too. Beginning today, through Christmas Eve, Walmart is offering a discount of up to 15 cents per gallon[Read More…]

August 31, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Fine Print Confounds Couponers

Fine Print Confounds Couponers

Have you noticed some of your coupons have included some unusual fine print lately? Some of it makes sense, while other fine-print refinements may leave you scratching your head. First up, you may have noticed that coupons in the monthly “P&GbrandSAVER” insert this past weekend included a slight change in the fine print. No longer do they read “Limit of[Read More…]

August 29, 2012 Coupons In The News
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
One Gallon of Milk? Ten Bucks, Please.

One Gallon of Milk? Ten Bucks, Please.

A “$1 off” coupon for Pampers doesn’t help much when a box costs $73.99.  Good luck finding a coupon for a 12-pack of Schweppes ginger ale that will even make a dent in the $82.49 price tag.  And a single pack of gum will set you back $3.59. The prices in the photos above are no joke – that’s what[Read More…]

August 27, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Grocery Stores Tussle in Tennessee

Grocery Stores Tussle in Tennessee

It’s not just Walmart that’s taking out full-page newspaper ads to compare its receipts with its competitors’. The same kind of ad war is also happening in a mid-sized Southern city that’s suddenly becoming a whole lot more competitive. Kroger and the new-in-town Publix are battling it out in Knoxville, Tennessee, with a series of newspaper ads that illustrate the[Read More…]

August 26, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Sunday’s Coupons – 8/26/12

Sunday’s Coupons – 8/26/12

You should find three coupon inserts in your Sunday newspaper this weekend. You can also find some of these coupons available as printable versions in the Smartsource and RedPlum sections of our Printable Coupons page. And now, as provided by Sunday Coupon Preview, here are the coupons to watch for this weekend: Smartsource coupon insert Save $1.50/1 Systane Product (9/8)[Read More…]

August 25, 2012 Coupons You Can Use
The Low-Price Leader: Target. Really!

The Low-Price Leader: Target. Really!

As Walmart continues to run ads across the country, comparing its prices to supermarkets’, maybe it should have been keeping its eye on Target. Because Target has now toppled Walmart as the low-price leader – at least temporarily. A new Bloomberg Industries report finds that Target had lower prices overall than Walmart this month, for the first time since last[Read More…]

August 24, 2012 Grocery & Retail 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
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