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Ruby Tuesday Softens Stance on Coupons

Ruby Tuesday Softens Stance on Coupons

To hear the way executives of the Ruby Tuesday restaurant chain have talked about coupons the past year and a half or so, you’d think coupon users are not exactly welcome there. “We’re pulling back on coupons,” they’ve said. “We just want to keep pushing more and more towards people who are non-coupon,” and “We just need… to attract more[Read More…]

January 14, 2013 Coupons In The News
The Bad News: New Restrictive Fine Print. The Good News: It Actually Makes Sense.

The Bad News: New Restrictive Fine Print. The Good News: It Actually Makes Sense.

It’s getting a little harder to use coupons for a few dozen boxes of cereal, if you were so inclined. Unless you buy them four at a time, every day. Post has become the latest manufacturer to add the fine print “Limit of 4 like coupons in same shopping trip.” The new wording first showed up in last Sunday’s SmartSource[Read More…]

January 13, 2013 Coupons In The News
Walgreens Says Balance Rewards Will Get More Rewarding

Walgreens Says Balance Rewards Will Get More Rewarding

It’s too soon to call it a smashing success, or a colossal failure, but just about everyone who’s stepped into a Walgreens over the past few months seems to have an opinion on the drug store chain’s new Balance Rewards loyalty program. Regardless of what you might think so far, Walgreens wants you to know that it’s just getting warmed[Read More…]

January 12, 2013 Coupons In The News
“Pinterest For Coupons” – A Redesign For RedPlum

“Pinterest For Coupons” – A Redesign For RedPlum

Another day, another redesign. This time, RedPlum is looking a little more like Pinterest than a printable coupon site. A month after Coupons.com changed its layout – to largely negative reviews, except among its own employees (read: “Coupons.com Changes Again – and Zips Up Zips”), RedPlum has done the same. And like Coupons.com, the redesign is not just cosmetic. RedPlum.com[Read More…]

January 11, 2013 Coupons In The News
2012: A Good Year For Coupons. 2013: Even Better?

2012: A Good Year For Coupons. 2013: Even Better?

2013 got off to a roaring start, with more coupon inserts than we’d seen in the previous four weeks combined. A sign of good things to come, perhaps? Could be, according to a new report, and the 2013 coupon insert schedules. According to an annual Kantar Media study, insert coupon distribution is on the rise. More than 274 billion coupons,[Read More…]

January 10, 2013 Coupons In The News
Ibotta Signup Bonus to End Friday

Ibotta Signup Bonus to End Friday

Just a quick Ibotta update, to note that if you’re not signed up and want to cash in, better act fast. No, the app is not going anywhere, but it’s about to end its “$5 friend bonus” offer. Sign up after Friday, and you’ll no longer get an automatic $5 added to your account. Until Friday at noon PST (3pm[Read More…]

January 8, 2013 Coupons In The News
Starbucks Pushes Blonde Roast With Freebies, Coupons

Starbucks Pushes Blonde Roast With Freebies, Coupons

Starbucks really wants you to try its latest coffee roast, so it’s giving out millions of free cups – and coupons, too. Nearly a year to the day after introducing Blonde Roast, “Starbucks’ first true light roast coffee,” the coffee maker today launched a big push to promote it. It’s offering a free Tall (12 fl. oz.) Starbucks Blonde coffee[Read More…]

January 7, 2013 Coupons In The News
Are Your Favorite Coupon Blogs Infecting Your Computer?

Are Your Favorite Coupon Blogs Infecting Your Computer?

If you’ve tried and failed to get onto some of your favorite coupon blogs today, you may have wondered if your hunt for coupons ended with your computer picking up a virus. Escalate Network, a third-party ad network that provides printable coupon links to thousands of websites (including Coupons in the News), was identified by Google earlier today as being[Read More…]

January 3, 2013 Coupons In The News
Sunday’s Coupons, 1/6/13 – The “Largest in History!”

Sunday’s Coupons, 1/6/13 – The “Largest in History!”

This is not your typical Sunday coupon preview. After one of the longest coupon insert dry spells ever, comes one of the largest coupon insert bonanzas ever. Two RedPlum and three Smartsource inserts are scheduled for release this weekend, with many due to receive an additional Johnson & Johnson Target coupon insert to boot. It’s not unusual for RedPlum to[Read More…]

Kellogg’s Coupons, Customer Loyalty and a Surprise Ending

Kellogg’s Coupons, Customer Loyalty and a Surprise Ending

We’ll begin with the most current coupon news, involving Kellogg’s – but then stick around for some background, a little history and a surprising twist at the end. Piqued your interest yet? First off, Kellogg’s is launching another effort to build interest in its new customer loyalty program. Beginning today, January 2nd through the 4th, it’s offering triple points for[Read More…]

January 2, 2013 Coupons In The News
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