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We Love Paper Coupons, But Not Paper Money

We Love Paper Coupons, But Not Paper Money

We love little pieces of paper when they have a discount printed on them. But when it comes time to pay the post-coupon balance, we’d rather forego the paper and pull out the plastic. That’s according to a new study on how most of us pay at the grocery store. In its annual Grocery Retailing Payments Study, the National Grocers[Read More…]

May 16, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Couponing While Hungry Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

Couponing While Hungry Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

It’s something we’ve all heard, about the best way to stick to a healthy diet: don’t shop when you’re hungry. A new study shows there’s some truth to that. Throw coupons into the mix, and shopping while hungry could be even more hazardous to your health. The study, “Fattening Fasting: Hungry Grocery Shoppers Buy More Calories, Not More Food“, appears[Read More…]

May 7, 2013 Coupons In The News
Couponing’s Battle of the Sexes: Are Women Better Than Men?

Couponing’s Battle of the Sexes: Are Women Better Than Men?

Studies, surveys and simple observations have shown that more men are going grocery shopping, and using coupons these days. But are they any good at it? Just ask their wives – as soon as they stop laughing. A new survey says women still do the majority of the shopping and coupon-clipping. And many of the women say it’s because they’re[Read More…]

May 1, 2013 Coupons In The News
Do You Grocery Shop at Multiple Stores in One Day? You’re Not Alone.

Do You Grocery Shop at Multiple Stores in One Day? You’re Not Alone.

There are those who see grocery shopping as a chore, who head to the nearest supermarket, grab what they need and get out. Others watch the sales and clip coupons in order to get the best deals. Still others go to greater lengths. Have you ever prepared multiple shopping lists, organized multiple sets of coupons and shopped at multiple stores[Read More…]

April 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Shopper Survey: Are You More Loyal to Stores, Brands or Savings?

Shopper Survey: Are You More Loyal to Stores, Brands or Savings?

Stores want our loyalty, and so do manufacturers – but in this economy, an increasing number of us are most loyal to coupons, sales and wherever we can get the best savings. A new survey finds that frugality remains in fashion, and the longer that’s true, the more likely it could become a permanent habit. If you’ve gotten used to[Read More…]

April 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
Never Mind Extreme Couponers – Are Casual Couponers Ruining Everything?

Never Mind Extreme Couponers – Are Casual Couponers Ruining Everything?

Many coupon users believe that extreme couponers ruined everything. Their over-the-top exploits, celebrated on TV, caused retailers and manufacturers to crack down. Coupon policies got stricter, coupon redemption requirements got more complicated and coupon values went down. But if things don’t get better soon, it may not be extreme couponers’ fault anymore. You can blame casual couponers, who just want[Read More…]

March 18, 2013 Coupons In The News
Publix is the Best Store in the World Ever

Publix is the Best Store in the World Ever

If its legions of devoted fans aren’t enough to convince you, two separate surveys put one grocery store at the top of their lists when it comes to customer satisfaction. But Publix is used to that kind of thing. “Publix reigns when it comes to customer satisfaction,” reports the American Customer Satisfaction Index. With a score of 86 out of[Read More…]

February 28, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Is Your City the “Most Frugal”? Depends on Who You Ask.

Is Your City the “Most Frugal”? Depends on Who You Ask.

Atlanta is the country’s most coupon-loving city! Unless it’s Salt Lake City. Or Charlotte. It’s hard to tell, really. But that’s not stopping coupon providers from bestowing the title of “most frugal city” upon someone. It seems we all love lists, especially if our city is on them. Journalists love lists, because they make for easy stories that people seem[Read More…]

January 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
Couponers to Companies: Is That All You’ve Got?

Couponers to Companies: Is That All You’ve Got?

We’ve heard by now, facts that back up what we’ve all seen – that the values and volume of coupons is down. But there are still insights to be gained from taking a close look at what coupons were offered, and used, over the past year. One report’s conclusion? We don’t like what we’re getting. It’s that time of year[Read More…]

January 24, 2013 Coupons In The News
Will We Ever Really Order All Our Groceries Online?

Will We Ever Really Order All Our Groceries Online?

Remember when Webvan was going to revolutionize the supermarket industry? Ordering your groceries online and having them delivered to your doorstep was going to be the way we all shopped in the future. But Webvan went bust a dozen years ago. So is it the future yet? In an era when music stores have been supplanted by music downloads, and[Read More…]

January 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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