Archive for January 29th, 2013

SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

Al Capone portrayed as a role model. Business tactics that one person compared to “rape.” Brazen threats to crush the competition. All in the service of saving us some money. Bet you never thought the world of coupons was quite so complicated. About the worst thing a couponer can do is clear shelves, or worse yet, pass counterfeit coupons. But[Read More…]

January 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Remember What JCP Said About No Sales and Coupons? Never Mind.

Remember What JCP Said About No Sales and Coupons? Never Mind.

It was one year ago this week that JCPenney launched a radical new experiment. Sales and coupons were thrown out, in favor of “Fair and Square” everyday low prices. To paraphrase Dr. Phil – so how’s that working out for them? Well enough, that the chain is now admitting what shoppers have already noticed – sales, and some coupons, are[Read More…]

January 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
“The Stack” is Sacked, as H-E-B Goes Digital

“The Stack” is Sacked, as H-E-B Goes Digital

Coupon stacking has ended, and digital couponing has arrived at Texas’ H-E-B. And – well, prepare to be underwhelmed. But there’s still time. The San Antonio-based grocery chain’s much-heralded digital coupon program got off to a rocky start, even before it began. The coming launch was overshadowed earlier this month, by the related announcement that in order to implement digital[Read More…]

January 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
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