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Bed, Bath & Beyond to Coupons: “We Hate You, But We Need You”

Bed, Bath & Beyond to Coupons: “We Hate You, But We Need You”

JCPenney famously abolished coupons. Stein Mart quietly did the same. But Bed, Bath & Beyond is clinging to coupons, even as it curses them. The home-furnishings company, known for its ubiquitous 20% off coupons, reported profits today that fell below analysts’ expectations. The CEO said the decline was “primarily attributed to an increase in coupons, due to an increase in[Read More…]

September 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
Lay’s Coupons – Look Familiar?

Lay’s Coupons – Look Familiar?

It seems a bad experience with printable Lay’s coupons hasn’t stopped the company from trying again. With slightly smaller coupons. Winn-Dixie is following in the footsteps of Winco Foods, in becoming the latest retailer to offer printable coupons for Lay’s potato chips on its Facebook page. (September 21 update: and now they’re newly available on the Bi-Lo Facebook page. And[Read More…]

September 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
SmartSource Goes Clipless

SmartSource Goes Clipless

“End of Sunday Newspapers?” blares one headline. “The days of buying a Sunday newspaper in hopes of getting your money back in coupons may soon come to an end.” Now that we have your attention – SmartSource is offering digital coupons now. That’s all. So breathe. News America Marketing, parent company of SmartSource, announced today that SmartSource.com now features what[Read More…]

September 17, 2012 Coupons In The News
Walgreens’ “Balance Rewards” Begins

Walgreens’ “Balance Rewards” Begins

If you’re planning to do any shopping at Walgreens today, have you signed up for your Balance Rewards card? Because you’re going to need it. Walgreens debuts its loyalty card program today. You can sign up in store beginning today, but online enrollment has been going on for a couple of weeks now (you can still sign up online at[Read More…]

September 16, 2012 Coupons In The News
Turn Your Trash Into Coupons (But Some Say, No Thanks)

Turn Your Trash Into Coupons (But Some Say, No Thanks)

Learn how to go green, recycle your trash, and get coupons for your efforts. What’s not to like about that? Well, some communities aren’t so sure. Many couponers and earth-friendly consumers know all about Recyclebank, a company that “incentivizes green actions with points that can be redeemed for discounts and deals at local and national businesses.” Anyone can join and[Read More…]

September 9, 2012 Coupons In The News
They Only Like You For Your Coupons

They Only Like You For Your Coupons

Do you really want all of your Facebook friends to know that you “like” Twinkies? Well, if there’s a coupon involved, most of us apparently don’t mind publicly announcing our affinity for anything. In honor of National Coupon Month (read: “It’s National Coupon Month! So Where Are All the Coupons?”), Valassis has released results from its Fifth Annual “RedPlum Purse[Read More…]

September 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
Walgreens’ “Balance Rewards” Signup Begins

Walgreens’ “Balance Rewards” Signup Begins

If you’ve been on the edge of your seat, waiting to sign up for Walgreens‘ entry into the loyalty card game, it’s your lucky day. Signup begins today for Walgreens’ “Balance Rewards” on the website Walgreens.com/Balance. The program officially debuts on September 16th; those who pre-enroll beginning today will be entered into a drawing to win a million points, which[Read More…]

September 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
Bed, Bath, Kristen Bell & Beyond

Bed, Bath, Kristen Bell & Beyond

Actress Kristen Bell may be worth millions, but she just can’t pass up a good deal on duvets. Sadly, that could land her in the slammer, and put her favorite store out of business in the process. Ok, so that might be overstating it a little. But during a visit to “Conan” recently (see clip above), Bell confessed to Conan[Read More…]

September 2, 2012 Coupons In The News
It’s National Coupon Month! So Where Are All the Coupons?

It’s National Coupon Month! So Where Are All the Coupons?

Today begins National Coupon Month, but don’t be disappointed if your friends and family forgot to buy you anything. It’s also National Chicken Month, National Yoga Month, National Potato Month, National Piano Month and National Biscuit Month – so they all have a lot of holiday shopping to catch up on. But seriously, National Coupon Month is an unofficial commemorative[Read More…]

September 1, 2012 Coupons In The News
Fine Print Confounds Couponers

Fine Print Confounds Couponers

Have you noticed some of your coupons have included some unusual fine print lately? Some of it makes sense, while other fine-print refinements may leave you scratching your head. First up, you may have noticed that coupons in the monthly “P&GbrandSAVER” insert this past weekend included a slight change in the fine print. No longer do they read “Limit of[Read More…]

August 29, 2012 Coupons In The News
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