Archive for May 2nd, 2013

Counterfeit Coupon Ringleader is Sentenced

Counterfeit Coupon Ringleader is Sentenced

Hundreds of companies victimized. Thousands of customers scammed. Tens of millions of dollars raked in. And two years in prison. That’s fair, right? That was the sentence handed down today to 41-year-old Robin Ramirez, the ringleader of a counterfeit coupon operation that was busted in Phoenix last summer. Ramirez pleaded guilty in February to charges of counterfeiting, fraud and illegal[Read More…]

May 2, 2013 Coupons In The News
Expired Ice Cream Coupon Leads to Assault, Arrest

Expired Ice Cream Coupon Leads to Assault, Arrest

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” And then you get punched in the face. In the latest unfortunate case of coupon-related assault, a New York man faces charges after he allegedly attacked a Carvel ice cream store clerk who refused his expired coupon. Police in Valley Stream, New York say 59-year-old William Hotz ordered an ice[Read More…]

May 2, 2013 Coupons In The News

Customers Are Complaining, But Are Stores Listening?

Most retailers will claim that they’re listening to customers and responding to our needs – right before introducing changes that customers clearly hate. JCPenney now has been reduced to begging customers to come back, after more than a year of not listening to them at all. And for a variety of reasons, grocery chains Kroger, Jewel-Osco and Farm Fresh are[Read More…]

May 2, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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