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Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

From the demise of doubles, to coupon crime, to changes in couponing itself, here’s a look back at the 10 biggest coupon news stories of 2013.

December 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

You may like your local grocery store just fine, but it takes a real commitment to show the world – or at least your Facebook friends – that you “like” it. Occasional customer satisfaction surveys have declared certain supermarkets to be the most or least liked of all, but a look at how many grocery shoppers have hit the thumbs-up[Read More…]

September 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
“We Are the 5%”: Meijer Fans Protest Double Coupon Decision

“We Are the 5%”: Meijer Fans Protest Double Coupon Decision

Add another store to the list of those that are doing away with double coupons – and this time, for a change, it’s not Kroger. Instead, it’s Michigan-based Meijer, which has quietly announced that it will discontinue doubling coupons in all of its nearly 200 stores in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, effective August 26th. “It’s true that we[Read More…]

August 4, 2013 Coupons In The News
Why Walmart is Not Couponers’ and Bargain Hunters’ Favorite Store

Why Walmart is Not Couponers’ and Bargain Hunters’ Favorite Store

With its focus on everyday low prices and savings galore, you might think couponers and bargain hunters would be flocking to Walmart. But a recent survey says that’s not necessarily true. It may seem counterintuitive, but big-box bargain hunters are apparently finding their deals not at low-priced Walmart, but at higher-priced Target. In its report “The Supercenter Grocery Shopper: U.S.[Read More…]

April 12, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Double Coupons Keep on Dying

Double Coupons Keep on Dying

Another day, another store discontinuing double coupons. In what’s becoming a troubling trend, yet another Midwestern chain has decided to do away with doubles in some locations. This time, it’s Meijer, which is being oddly secretive about its decision. Over the weekend, signs such as the one pictured above (as posted on Meijer’s Facebook page) began appearing in some Meijer[Read More…]

March 5, 2013 Coupons In The News
“The Stack” is Sacked, as H-E-B Goes Digital

“The Stack” is Sacked, as H-E-B Goes Digital

Coupon stacking has ended, and digital couponing has arrived at Texas’ H-E-B. And – well, prepare to be underwhelmed. But there’s still time. The San Antonio-based grocery chain’s much-heralded digital coupon program got off to a rocky start, even before it began. The coming launch was overshadowed earlier this month, by the related announcement that in order to implement digital[Read More…]

January 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

If you’re going shopping this weekend, and paying with a credit card – watch out. Beginning Sunday, stores can charge you extra for it. Under the terms of a settlement reached last year, stores will have the option of adding a surcharge for credit card payments – passing the cost that they already pay to the credit card companies, on[Read More…]

January 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Loyal to Digital Coupons, Without a Loyalty Card: Meijer Marks Millionth mPerks Member

Loyal to Digital Coupons, Without a Loyalty Card: Meijer Marks Millionth mPerks Member

For years, store loyalty cards were lonely. Their only purpose in life seemed to be to give you access to sale prices, while non-card holding suckers had to pay full price. Then along came digital coupons, and it was love at first sight. The marriage of loyalty cards and digital coupons seemed a given – the cards were a convenient[Read More…]

January 24, 2013 Coupons In The News
Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Many products in your local grocery store are about to turn pink – and that could produce some green, to help fight breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many manufacturers produce special pink packaging this time of year, to signify that they’re donating money to the cause. And coupon companies and grocery stores are getting into[Read More…]

October 1, 2012 Coupons In The News
How Social Is Your Supermarket?

How Social Is Your Supermarket?

Sure, you like your local grocery store, but have you “liked” them? A roundup of the most and least popular grocery retailers on social media sites (see the full list below) can yield some interesting insights, though it also shows that “likes” aren’t necessarily everything. Florida-based Publix was recently criticized (in “Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer” magazine) for being “technology-challenged”: “Yes,[Read More…]

September 24, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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