Archive for February, 2013

Sunday’s Coupons – 2/10/13

Sunday’s Coupons – 2/10/13

You should find two coupon inserts this weekend. Here’s a preview of what coupons you can expect. A reminder, you may be able to find some of these coupons available as printable versions in the SmartSource and RedPlum sections of our Printable Coupons page. And if you don’t see what you’re looking for, try searching our coupon database. And don’t[Read More…]

February 7, 2013 Coupons You Can Use
You Are Not Going to Win A Million Dollars From Albertsons (Well, Maybe…)

You Are Not Going to Win A Million Dollars From Albertsons (Well, Maybe…)

(Note: this article is about the 2013 contest. Read all about the 2015 contest here). Let’s get this out of the way first: you are not going to win the million-dollar top prize in Albertsons Market’s annual “Monopoly Collect and Win Game” that began this week. But you know that already (especially if you don’t even have an Albertsons nearby).[Read More…]

February 7, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Another Reason to Consider Paying Cash

Another Reason to Consider Paying Cash

If the possibility of being charged credit card swipe fees isn’t enough for you to give up paying with plastic, perhaps this news will. A Phoenix-based grocery chain says it was the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack – though the real victims are the hundreds of customers, if not more, whose credit card information was stolen. Oops. The Pinal County[Read More…]

February 6, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Did Digital Coupons Just Get Much, Much Better?

Did Digital Coupons Just Get Much, Much Better?

When digital load-to-card coupons first came onto the scene several years ago, couponers considered them a bit of a goldmine. Now we could use store coupons, manufacturer’s coupons AND digital coupons, too? What’s not to like about an additional source of savings? Then, one by one, stores began deciding that digital coupons couldn’t be stacked after all, and many couponers[Read More…]

February 6, 2013 Coupons In The News
No Saturday Mail Means No Saturday Coupons

No Saturday Mail Means No Saturday Coupons

If you count on the U.S. Postal Service to deliver coupons to your mailbox – either in your “junk mail” or from a clipping service – you’ll soon need to factor another day into your planning. The Postal Service announced this morning that it plans to end most Saturday mail delivery, beginning in August. The plan is part of an[Read More…]

February 6, 2013 Coupons In The News
CVS Enhances Loyalty Program, and Disses Walgreens

CVS Enhances Loyalty Program, and Disses Walgreens

Are the drug stores taking the gloves off, in the battle for your loyalty? In announcing new enhancements to its loyalty program, CVS couldn’t resist swatting down the program offered by a rival. CVS has announced the launch of “ExtraCare Pharmacy & Health Rewards,” which offers new ways to earn discounts off future purchases. Filling ten prescriptions will get you[Read More…]

February 5, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Ibotta: Half a Million Users, and Growing

Ibotta: Half a Million Users, and Growing

Couponers have been slow to embrace digital coupons, but we seem to be enchanted with digital rebates. As a result, Ibotta says it’s updating its app, adding new offers and new partners, and celebrating a couple of big milestones. Proclaiming “skyrocketing user growth”, Ibotta announced today that it has reached 500,000 registered users and 200 million offer views, in less[Read More…]

February 5, 2013 Coupons In The News
Facebook’s Top Grocery Store Takes on Twitter

Facebook’s Top Grocery Store Takes on Twitter

The grocery chain that already dominates Facebook and perennially tops customer satisfaction surveys is now setting its sights on a new conquest: Publix has officially joined Twitter. It may not seem like big news for fans of other grocery chains that have been tweeting for years. But Publix has a fanatically loyal fan base, and where Publix goes, fans follow.[Read More…]

February 5, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Bummed About High Grocery Prices? Blame the Muscle Cars.

Bummed About High Grocery Prices? Blame the Muscle Cars.

If shoppers in Western Michigan were wondering why their grocery prices have been high the past several years, now they know why. Their store’s profits were allegedly being used to fund an employee’s collection of vintage muscle cars. Christopher Pratt was charged in federal court Friday, accused of embezzling more than $6.5 million from his employer, Village Market Food Centers.[Read More…]

February 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
When “New Low Prices” Are Neither New, Nor Low (For Long)

When “New Low Prices” Are Neither New, Nor Low (For Long)

It’s an age-old question – which do grocery shoppers like more, sales and coupons that offer big savings off high regular prices, or just plain low prices? The country’s largest grocery chain is changing its strategy a bit, but its “new low prices” strategy is not exactly new, and its prices may not stay low. Read over this piece of[Read More…]

February 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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