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“Couponing for Dummies” Earns Millions For Its Makers

“Couponing for Dummies” Earns Millions For Its Makers

Have you ever cringed, watching a stranger in the supermarket buy something at full price when you knew there was a great coupon available for it? Ever patiently explained the virtues of coupons to friends or family who just don’t get it? Well, if only you had invented an app to get these non-couponers to use a coupon or two,[Read More…]

January 22, 2013 Coupons In The News
Pizza Chains Use Coupons to Push Online Ordering

Pizza Chains Use Coupons to Push Online Ordering

Sure, you can easily find coupons for a few bucks off, next time you call or drop by your local pizza place. But lately, the real pizza deals are online – and that’s no accident. If the convenience of ordering online doesn’t entice you, national pizza chains are hoping that coupons and freebies will. It’s been nearly twenty years since[Read More…]

January 21, 2013 Coupons In The News
Ibotta: “Earn Cash Every Time You Shop”

Ibotta: “Earn Cash Every Time You Shop”

Just two and a half months after its launch, the new grocery savings app Ibotta is celebrating the signup of its 100,000th user. Now, that number is about to grow even larger – the previously Apple-only app is now available for Android users as well. “We are thrilled to bring Ibotta to Android, the world’s most widely used smartphone platform,”[Read More…]

December 18, 2012 Coupons In The News
Self-Scan’s Biggest Benefit: Convenience, Cost Savings or Coupons?

Self-Scan’s Biggest Benefit: Convenience, Cost Savings or Coupons?

Back in the Dark Ages of self-scanning at the supermarket – way back in 2011 – customers thought it was cool if they could use a store-provided “wand” to scan their items as they shopped. Yawn, that’s so last year. Now, at least one major supermarket chain is letting customers scan items with their own phone – and soon, you[Read More…]

September 4, 2012 Grocery & Retail 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
“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
Don’t Invade My Privacy! Unless You Have Coupons. Then It’s Ok.

Don’t Invade My Privacy! Unless You Have Coupons. Then It’s Ok.

When it comes to privacy in this age of data collection and identity theft, many savvy consumers are careful about what personal information they’re willing to share. That said, we’re apparently willing to lower our guard for a Cheez Doodles coupon. A new poll commissioned by digital advertising company Placecast asked how people feel about companies’ use of their personal[Read More…]

July 21, 2012 Coupons In The News
Where’s the Milk? Ask Your App!

Where’s the Milk? Ask Your App!

If you’ve ever found yourself wandering the aisles of a store, looking for someone – anyone – who works there and can tell you where to find what you’re looking for, your problem is solved – there’s an app for that. “Mobile retail navigation service” aisle411 has announced that it’s completed mapping all 7,907 Walgreens drug stores in the United[Read More…]

July 18, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
“In America, You Find Coupons. In Future, Coupons Find You!”

“In America, You Find Coupons. In Future, Coupons Find You!”

Never mind the Yakov Smirnoff reference, this story isn’t about the 1980’s, it’s about the future… a future in which all you have to do is find a product you like at the store, show it to your phone and presto – coupons! IBM recently announced the development of what it calls an “augmented reality mobility shopping app”. In English,[Read More…]

July 11, 2012 Coupons In The News
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