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An Extreme Couponer Who’s Had Enough

An Extreme Couponer Who’s Had Enough

So is couponing really worth all the time and effort? You’ll find plenty of naysayers who frown on all the clipping and sorting, and plenty of converts who swear by it. But it’s not every day that you find a “reformed” extreme couponer who advises the rest of us to just quit it already. The online site Money Crashers recently[Read More…]

October 23, 2012 Coupons In The News
Chick-Fil-A Calendar Coupons Go Digital

Chick-Fil-A Calendar Coupons Go Digital

If you’ve ever purchased a Chick-Fil-A calendar for the coupons – don’t be alarmed to find that there are no coupons inside this year. The Chick-Fil-A coupons have gone clipless. The digital coupon craze familiar to many grocery store shoppers has now arrived in the world of fast food. Inside the restaurant’s annual “cow calendar” is a “Chick-Fil-A Calendar Card”.[Read More…]

October 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
Kate Gets Canned From Couponing Job

Kate Gets Canned From Couponing Job

So what was really behind the very public firing of reality TV star-turned coupon blogger Kate Gosselin from the online coupons and deals site CouponCabin this week? Was it due to unreasonable, diva-like demands? Was it the allegations of child and animal abuse? Was it the accusations that she was fabricating stories on her blog? Or was it – as[Read More…]

October 17, 2012 Coupons In The News
Printable Coupons to Get More Secure

Printable Coupons to Get More Secure

Next time you print coupons from a pair of major printable coupon websites, you’ll notice some changes designed to improve your experience – and improve security. Coupon Network today began rolling out a new print activator upgrade. Users who have printed from Coupon Network before will be prompted to download the new “Catalina Savings Printer” in order to print coupons[Read More…]

October 16, 2012 Coupons In The News
Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday Coupons?

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday Coupons?

If coupons aren’t attracting more customers, then why keep offering them? That’s what the restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday is wondering, as it signals a shift its strategy: more commercials, fewer coupons. The casual dining chain reported its quarterly earnings this week. While analysts weren’t overly impressed with the numbers, same-store sales did rise slightly, for the first time in nearly[Read More…]

October 12, 2012 Coupons In The News
JCPenney: Reversing Course on Coupons?

JCPenney: Reversing Course on Coupons?

What’s this, a JCPenney coupon? Isn’t this the company whose CEO called coupons a “drug” and didn’t understand why customers liked them so much? A single coupon isn’t enough to signify a total about face, but it’s a start. JCPenney, which swore off coupons and discounts earlier this year (read: “JCPenney Coupons and the CEO: Only One Can Survive”), is[Read More…]

October 11, 2012 Coupons In The News
When “Free” is Bad for Business?

When “Free” is Bad for Business?

Get your free Lindor Truffles coupon! If you can. A few hours into Lindt Chocolate’s “1 Million Free Bags of Lindor Truffles” Facebook offer that launched today, we’re already seeing familiar signs of a promotion that may be too popular for its own good: a site that’s slow to load, complaints that the coupon won’t print, and frustrated customers branding[Read More…]

October 9, 2012 Coupons In The News
Clipless Coupons for Troops

Clipless Coupons for Troops

Who wouldn’t be loyal to a grocery store that offers 30% savings and lets you use expired coupons? Just in case that wasn’t enough, U.S. military commissaries are now offering a loyalty card on top of it all. The Defense Commissary Agency has completed the rollout of its Commissary Rewards Card, at all 247 commissaries on U.S. military bases around[Read More…]

October 8, 2012 Coupons In The News
Vote For Me, Get a Coupon!

Vote For Me, Get a Coupon!

Would you be more likely to vote for a candidate who gave you coupons? Election officials in Connecticut have been asked to investigate whether that’s even allowed. Democrats in the town of Trumbull have filed a complaint against David Rutigliano, a Republican candidate for the state House of Representatives. When not running for office, Rutigliano runs a local restaurant. And[Read More…]

October 7, 2012 Coupons In The News
Two Manufacturer’s Coupons on One Item? Really!

Two Manufacturer’s Coupons on One Item? Really!

Well, here’s something that would open up a world of possibilities, if other stores were to follow suit. The Cleveland, Ohio-based Marc’s Grocery & Deep Discount Stores confused couponers this week, with its ad encouraging shoppers to use two manufacturer’s coupon on a single item. A $5 off manufacturer’s coupon appears in its current circular, and $2 off manufacturer coupons[Read More…]

October 4, 2012 Coupons In The News
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