Archive for January 22nd, 2013

Doomed Grocery Store Gets Kicked While It’s Down

Doomed Grocery Store Gets Kicked While It’s Down

Poor Fresh & Easy – apparently routinely and illegally overcharging its customers wasn’t even enough to keep it afloat. Now, the troubled chain will have to pay fines it can’t afford, and agree to a pricing program that may well outlive it. San Diego’s District Attorney announced today that Fresh & Easy has been ordered to pay $833,136 in penalties[Read More…]

January 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Best Buy Bonanza Goes Bust

Best Buy Bonanza Goes Bust

See if this story sounds familiar: Company issues generous coupon, shoppers discover loopholes, shoppers go on spending spree before coupon is inevitably cancelled, company freaks out, company cancels coupon. Those who missed the deal complain that others ruined it for everyone, while those who got the deal have already moved on and are looking for the next one. Best Buy[Read More…]

January 22, 2013 Coupons In The News
“Couponing for Dummies” Earns Millions For Its Makers

“Couponing for Dummies” Earns Millions For Its Makers

Have you ever cringed, watching a stranger in the supermarket buy something at full price when you knew there was a great coupon available for it? Ever patiently explained the virtues of coupons to friends or family who just don’t get it? Well, if only you had invented an app to get these non-couponers to use a coupon or two,[Read More…]

January 22, 2013 Coupons In The News
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