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Annoyed With Coupons? There Oughta be a Law!

Annoyed With Coupons? There Oughta be a Law!

As they say, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. For every couponer who enjoys having a weekly package of ads and savings delivered to their doorstep, there are plenty of non-couponers who consider it a nuisance. So leaders of one New Jersey community are considering enacting a law to make the coupons stop. It all started with an email[Read More…]

Friday, September 20, 2013, 9:49 AM Coupons In The News
Find Expired Food, Get a $2 CVS Coupon!

Find Expired Food, Get a $2 CVS Coupon!

Treasure hunt time at CVS! All you have to do is find the expired food, and you get a coupon for $2 off a future purchase, for every expired item you find. Ready, go! It sounds like an extreme couponer’s dream, or perhaps a “supermarket sweep” in reverse – gather up all the food you don’t want, in order to[Read More…]

Friday, August 30, 2013, 2:39 PM Coupons In The News
Broken Grocery Bags: A Minor Annoyance, Until Somebody Dies

Broken Grocery Bags: A Minor Annoyance, Until Somebody Dies

Like the legendary “hot McDonald’s coffee in the lap” or the “finger found in the Wendy’s chili bowl”, it’s tempting to mock the merits of a lawsuit that blames Walmart for not double-bagging its groceries. Do we not have anything better to sue each other for? But it’s a little different when somebody dies. You can argue the merits of[Read More…]

Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:20 AM Grocery & Retail News
Walgreens is Sued: Are Its Prices Wrong On Purpose?

Walgreens is Sued: Are Its Prices Wrong On Purpose?

In some ways, a store loyalty program is the ultimate bait-and-switch. Retailers are able to lure us into their stores by promising lower prices, while knowing that a certain percentage of careless or confused shoppers who aren’t loyalty program members will end up paying the higher prices that are hidden in the fine print. Throw in some really confusing shelf[Read More…]

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 9:30 AM Grocery & Retail News
Another Store Is Sued For Taxing Coupons

Another Store Is Sued For Taxing Coupons

Here we go again – right on the heels of the well-publicized lawsuit against Walmart (read: “Couponer Sues Walmart For 21-Cent Overcharge”), another big-box retailer is facing a possible class-action suit for allegedly improperly charging tax on items that were bought using coupons. And this time, the plaintiffs may have a good shot at winning. Then again, because of inconsistencies[Read More…]

Monday, August 12, 2013, 11:05 AM Coupons In The News
Lawsuit Says Coupon Network is a Plagiarizing Thief

Lawsuit Says Coupon Network is a Plagiarizing Thief

Have you ever heard of the Brand Coupon Network? Probably not. Ever heard of Coupon Network? If you’re a printable coupon fan, you most likely have. And that’s the basis of a lawsuit that accuses Coupon Network of stealing the similarly-sounding company’s name, idea and business. And the Brand Coupon Network wants it all back. The Brand Coupon Network is[Read More…]

Monday, August 5, 2013, 10:31 AM Coupons In The News
Couponer Sues Walmart For 21-Cent Overcharge

Couponer Sues Walmart For 21-Cent Overcharge

Do you live in a “pre-coupon tax” state, or a “post-coupon tax” state? Do you even know, and would you notice if your store charged you tax on things it shouldn’t? One Pennsylvania man knows, and he isn’t happy about what he found on his Walmart receipt. So he’s suing the multi-billion dollar company, for overcharging him by 21 cents.[Read More…]

Monday, July 22, 2013, 9:30 PM Coupons In The News
Could a Lawsuit Prevent the Kroger-Harris Teeter Deal? Probably Not.

Could a Lawsuit Prevent the Kroger-Harris Teeter Deal? Probably Not.

There’s been some buzz about a lawsuit filed this week that some fear – or hope – might make the Kroger-Harris Teeter deal dead in the water. But fear not (or, don’t get your hopes up). The suit is likely just to line the lawyers’ pockets, and possibly force the companies to pass the costs on to customers. Nice. Attorneys[Read More…]

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 3:18 PM Grocery & Retail News
Shopper Sues Because She Doesn’t Like Kohl’s Coupon Policy

Shopper Sues Because She Doesn’t Like Kohl’s Coupon Policy

Hell hath no fury like a couponer scorned. One Ohio woman is so upset about the way Kohl’s redeemed her coupons, she’s suing. For fourteen bucks. If you’re familiar with shopping at Kohl’s, you probably know all about Kohl’s Cash, as well as the frequent percent-off-your-total order coupons that the department store chain offers. You may also be familiar with[Read More…]

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 10:26 AM Coupons In The News
Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

With a net worth of some $650 million, you probably won’t find former basketball star Michael Jordan clipping coupons. Especially if the coupons make him mad. One such coupon has him seeking damages of $5 million from a Chicago grocery chain, that claims all it wanted to do was congratulate Jordan for his success – by offering its customers a[Read More…]

Monday, June 17, 2013, 10:02 AM Coupons In The News
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