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Dollar Tree Does Coupons

Dollar Tree Does Coupons

Your “$1 off” coupons will go a long way soon at Dollar Tree. The everything’s-a-dollar store, which once advertised that there’s “no need for coupons at the Dollar Tree”, has announced that it will begin accepting manufacturer coupons beginning this Sunday. As first reported by the Birmingham News’ Christie Dedman, Dollar Tree is taking baby steps as it enters the[Read More…]

August 22, 2012 Coupons In The News
Wait, Don’t Flush That Coupon!

Wait, Don’t Flush That Coupon!

If you’re always on the hunt for new coupons, now you don’t have to stop, even when you have to “go”. Two brothers from New York – one a college student, the other a recent graduate – are building a business that offers coupons to a particularly captive audience. The “Star Toilet Paper” company prints advertisements and coupons directly onto[Read More…]

August 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
Toys “R” Oops

Toys “R” Oops

Whether you blame greedy couponers, confused customers or a not-very-well-thought-out promotion, Toys “R” Us has become the latest retailer to experience a PR-disaster “coupon fail”. In such cases, when the dust settles, the store is left looking either like a villain – or a sucker. It started this past Sunday, when the toy store chain issued a printable coupon on[Read More…]

August 16, 2012 Coupons In The News
Charitable Couponing Gets Competitive

Charitable Couponing Gets Competitive

Now you can feel a little better about all the coupons you print but might not get around to using. Because for every three Coupons.com coupons you print, you’ll prevent someone from going hungry. Coupons.com, the “recognized leader in digital coupons”, today announced the launch of a new charitable arm of its venerable printable site. CouponsforChange.org features most of the[Read More…]

August 15, 2012 Coupons In The News
Let’s Go Couponing at the Gas Station!

Let’s Go Couponing at the Gas Station!

If you’ve never had a good reason to shop in a gas station convenience store, now you do – Circle K is about to become a tearpad and blinkie bonanza! News America Marketing, which runs SmartSource, announced today that it will be supplying its coupons to thousands of Circle K convenience stores “effective immediately.” Circle K operates more than 7,300[Read More…]

August 15, 2012 Coupons In The News
Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Honey Boo Boo Can Coupon Better Than Oprah

Televised train wreck “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” ventures into “Extreme Couponing” territory this Wednesday, a week after TLC’s “Toddlers and Tiaras” spinoff debuted during Extreme Couponing’s off season. In a preview clip posted on TLC’s website today, the pint-sized pageant star and her plus-sized Mama venture into the local Piggly Wiggly to show off Mama’s couponing skills. “Couponing is[Read More…]

August 13, 2012 Coupons In The News
“Coupons For Cash” Was Good While it Lasted

“Coupons For Cash” Was Good While it Lasted

In theory, if you collect tens of thousands of coupons and turn them in for cash, you can earn a few bucks (since they’re each technically worth “1/100th of a cent”). But why mess with that when you can turn them all in for face value and rake in tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars? And if you’re the[Read More…]

August 11, 2012 Coupons In The News
JCP’s CEO on Coupon Love: “I Didn’t Understand That”

JCP’s CEO on Coupon Love: “I Didn’t Understand That”

It’s been a month or so since we last ragged on JCPenney’s CEO, who famously abolished discounts and coupons at his stores, then watched the company’s sales figures and credit rating plummet (read: “JCPenney Coupons and the CEO: Only One Can Survive”). Now, in a new interview, Ron Johnson manages to further alienate himself from the couponing community. His focus[Read More…]

August 10, 2012 Coupons In The News
“The Death of Coupons”

“The Death of Coupons”

Coupons were pronounced dead today, after a short illness. Surrounded by loved ones, coupons passed away at the hands of a Silicon Valley startup. Coupons were 124 years old. So that’s not exactly true, but it’s what the California company FreeMonee would like us to believe, as they talk up their new “gift incentive network” with just a bit of[Read More…]

August 9, 2012 Coupons In The News
A Kinder, Gentler “Extreme Couponing” – But Who’s Watching?

A Kinder, Gentler “Extreme Couponing” – But Who’s Watching?

Do you find “Extreme Couponing” a little too – extreme? (read: “Extreme Couponing Pays Off, For Producers”). Can’t get into watching people cram their carts with candy bars or condiments just because they can get them for free? Don’t find alleged coupon fraud entertaining? Well, then Oprah Winfrey has something for you – if she can convince you to tune[Read More…]

August 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
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