Archive for May, 2014

Walgreens Angers Couponers With Coupon Policy Changes

Walgreens Angers Couponers With Coupon Policy Changes

Walgreens couponers are not taking kindly to changes that restrict how many and what types of coupons they can use.

May 30, 2014 Coupons In The News
New Buyout Could Wipe Out Worst Coupon Wording Ever

New Buyout Could Wipe Out Worst Coupon Wording Ever

Hillshire had designs on spreading its restrictive coupon language throughout the grocery store – but Pilgrim’s Pride and Tyson have other ideas.

May 29, 2014 Coupons In The News
Sunday Coupons – 6/1/14

Sunday Coupons – 6/1/14

Get a sneak preview of all the coupons from SmartSource, RedPlum and P&G in your June 1, 2014 Sunday newspaper.

May 29, 2014 Coupons You Can Use
Kroger: We Were “Scared to Death” to End Double Coupons

Kroger: We Were “Scared to Death” to End Double Coupons

Kroger admits misgivings about getting rid of double coupons and changing the weekly ads’ start date – but says it’s all for shoppers’ own good.

May 28, 2014 Coupons In The News
Oops! Text Messages Expose Employees’ Alleged Coupon Scam

Oops! Text Messages Expose Employees’ Alleged Coupon Scam

Two BJ’s employees are accused of using coupons to scam their store, after getting caught texting about their scheme.

May 27, 2014 Coupons In The News
Two Big Buyouts Are Good News, Bad News for Couponers

Two Big Buyouts Are Good News, Bad News for Couponers

Soon, you may find that coupon deals on pasta sauce are better than ever. Not so, though, for salad dressing, cake mix and frozen veggies.

May 23, 2014 Coupons In The News
Coupon Blogs May Pay a Price for Irking the Industry

Coupon Blogs May Pay a Price for Irking the Industry

Coupon blogs that do things the coupon industry doesn’t like, are warned to change their ways – or businesses may no longer do business with them.

May 22, 2014 Coupons In The News
Here’s One Way to Reduce Food Waste – Let’s Just Ban “Best By” Dates

Here’s One Way to Reduce Food Waste – Let’s Just Ban “Best By” Dates

A new proposal blames “best by” dates for causing food waste, so it suggests scrapping the dates altogether on many grocery products.

May 21, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Study: Swapping, Selling Coupons is Good for Companies (and Bad for Shoppers)

Study: Swapping, Selling Coupons is Good for Companies (and Bad for Shoppers)

A new study suggests that manufacturers relax their rules against trading and buying coupons – even though the practice could prove costly to consumers.

May 20, 2014 Coupons In The News
Coupon Industry Plans to Permanently Retire Old UPC Bar Codes

Coupon Industry Plans to Permanently Retire Old UPC Bar Codes

By next year, all coupons are set to switch to the new, longer DataBar bar codes – but is this a good development, or a worrisome one?

May 19, 2014 Coupons In The News
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