Archive for April, 2013

Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Not all that long ago, the idea of interacting and chatting with your favorite grocery store online seemed improbable, if not pointless. With the advent of Facebook, though, it’s become the norm. And any store that’s not a part of the social network is seen as something of an online outcast. Now, one longtime Facebook holdout has jumped on the[Read More…]

April 30, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Recycle Your Trash, So Your Lazy Neighbors Can Get Coupons

Recycle Your Trash, So Your Lazy Neighbors Can Get Coupons

If you’ve been couponing for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve checked out Recyclebank, where you earn points that can be redeemed for coupons. Anyone can sign up and earn points by participating in quizzes, learning environmental tips, taking surveys or pledging to take “green actions”. But the most points – and, sometimes, the best coupons – are available[Read More…]

April 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Another One Bites the Double-Couponing Dust

Another One Bites the Double-Couponing Dust

A single coupon policy change may be a fluke. Two is a little more troublesome, three makes it a trend, and by the time you get to four, it may be a sign that this is becoming the new normal. For the fourth time now, the country’s largest supermarket chain is ending double coupons in many of its stores. This[Read More…]

April 26, 2013 Coupons In The News
Have You Noticed? Coupons Are Getting Better

Have You Noticed? Coupons Are Getting Better

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing in the industry over the fact that fewer of us are redeeming coupons. And there’s been a lot of complaining from couponers that the value of available offers is going down. Put the two together, and you reach the obvious conclusion: we’re using fewer coupons, because the coupons are crummy. But an analysis of[Read More…]

April 26, 2013 Coupons In The News
Sunday Coupons – 4/28/13

Sunday Coupons – 4/28/13

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

April 25, 2013 Coupons You Can Use
The New Supervalu: Low Prices, Fresh Food, and the Sales are a Secret

The New Supervalu: Low Prices, Fresh Food, and the Sales are a Secret

Nearly five weeks after selling off several supermarket chains, a slimmed-down Supervalu is ready to reveal plans for its remaining stores. Those changes include lower prices, more fresh selection, and a system that allows each chain to make more of its own decisions about what its customers want. And one chain has decided that what its customers want, is to[Read More…]

April 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Want Free Arby’s Coupons? One Town Can’t Give Them Away

Want Free Arby’s Coupons? One Town Can’t Give Them Away

It seemed like a good idea at the time – play along with a fast food chain’s PR stunt, and the whole town wins coupons! But one New York community is finding out that many residents just aren’t interested. Welcome to Coeymans, a small town nestled in New York’s Hudson Valley just south of Albany, the state capital. Or, as[Read More…]

April 24, 2013 Coupons In The News
Hand Over the Groceries, Ma’am, and No One Will Get Hurt

Hand Over the Groceries, Ma’am, and No One Will Get Hurt

(Be sure to read this update: “Controversial ‘Cart to Car’ Service Clarified: No Means No, After All”) “Welcome to Jewel-Osco, where prices are low and friendliness is mandatory. Really, let us carry those bags out to the car for you. No, we insist. Seriously. Hand over the bags. Do it, now. Security!!” Getting into an arm-wrestling match over your shopping[Read More…]

April 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy

Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy

The six-week saga surrounding Entertainment Publications and the future of its Entertainment Coupon Books is now reaching a happy conclusion. The bankrupt company has been sold at auction to a group led by the son of the company’s founders, bringing to a close the uncertainty about the company’s future and the validity of its coupons. Lowell Potiker of HSP-EPI Acquisition[Read More…]

April 23, 2013 Coupons In The News
Do You Grocery Shop at Multiple Stores in One Day? You’re Not Alone.

Do You Grocery Shop at Multiple Stores in One Day? You’re Not Alone.

There are those who see grocery shopping as a chore, who head to the nearest supermarket, grab what they need and get out. Others watch the sales and clip coupons in order to get the best deals. Still others go to greater lengths. Have you ever prepared multiple shopping lists, organized multiple sets of coupons and shopped at multiple stores[Read More…]

April 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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