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Total-Purchase Coupons: Divine, or Disastrous?

Total-Purchase Coupons: Divine, or Disastrous?

Coupons for products are nice, but coupons off your total order can be great. Though you might want to ask the stores that offer them, how well those coupons are working out for them. If they haven’t gone of business yet, that is. Take the examples of two troubled grocery chains. With great fanfare, California-based Fresh & Easy has announced[Read More…]

January 24, 2013 Coupons In The News
Visit Your Dollar Store For More Coupons, Sales – and Smokes

Visit Your Dollar Store For More Coupons, Sales – and Smokes

In an increasingly competitive market, what’s a dollar store to do, to stand out? How about offering more coupons, sales – and cigarettes? Dollar General this week spooked investors and pleased shoppers, by expressing concerns about its sales figures and saying it plans to ramp up promotions in order to boost business during the holidays. “Our performance over the Thanksgiving[Read More…]

December 14, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Talking Turkey and Other Thanksgiving Tidbits

Talking Turkey and Other Thanksgiving Tidbits

On this day before Thanksgiving, we offer you what you usually don’t get until the day after Thanksgiving: leftovers! Here are some Thanksgiving tidbits to enjoy before the big day: Target’s Turkey is Tops “We aren’t in the business of high-low pricing or gimmicks,” a Walmart executive sniffed, in reaction to competitors’ deals on Thanksgiving staples. Too bad, because Target[Read More…]

November 21, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
A New Winner in the Grocery Price Wars

A New Winner in the Grocery Price Wars

It’s not Walmart. It’s not even Aldi. The new grocery low-price leader is – would you believe – Dollar General? That’s not what Walmart would have you believe. The company trumpeted its price leadership at an investors conference last week, and the Wall Street Journal today headlined a Deutsche Bank price-comparison study that crowned Walmart the cheapest option. But while[Read More…]

October 15, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Do Your Dollar Store Shopping Online

Do Your Dollar Store Shopping Online

Part of the fun of dollar store shopping is the thrill of the hunt – you go into the store, not needing anything in particular, and end up leaving with things you didn’t know how you’ve lived without. But some get that same thrill by shopping online, so dollar stores are tapping into that to help generate a little more[Read More…]

September 4, 2012 Coupons You Can Use
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
Who Needs Grocery Stores, Anyway?

Who Needs Grocery Stores, Anyway?

Are you still buying your groceries at a grocery store? How quaint! Supermarkets are poised to lose their position as America’s preferred grocery-shopping destination. And it’s not only big-box discounters like Walmart and Target that are taking their business. The Wall Street Journal reports that supermarkets’ share of U.S. grocery sales fell to 51% last year. And Forbes cites a[Read More…]

July 14, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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