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Move Over Grandma, Kids Love Coupons, Too

Move Over Grandma, Kids Love Coupons, Too

You might think the elderly crowd is most into coupon-clipping, since they’ve been doing it for decades. Or maybe it’s moms, who have families to feed and fewer dollars these days with which to do it. But would you believe it’s the young crowd that’s among the most into coupons? And not just those newfangled digital ones, either – we’re[Read More…]

September 14, 2013 Coupons In The News
Extreme Couponing Is On The Rise – Just Not Here

Extreme Couponing Is On The Rise – Just Not Here

Couponing is more popular than ever, with more shoppers using more coupons, and saving more money, than ever before. But wait – haven’t recent reports said that couponing is actually on the decline? Not across the pond. While extreme couponing is falling out of favor here in the U.S., shoppers are just catching onto the concept in the U.K. A[Read More…]

September 5, 2013 Coupons In The News
Couponing at 40: Newspapers Go Cuckoo for Coupons

Couponing at 40: Newspapers Go Cuckoo for Coupons

It’s a bit of a novelty today, when a coupon is imprinted on a product’s packaging and you have to cut the thing apart to get at the coupon. Occasionally you might even get coupons in the mail, or find them in magazines or in the actual pages of a newspaper. But isn’t it nice to know that coupons have[Read More…]

July 9, 2013 Coupons In The News
Too Many Coupons! Angry Residents Sue to Make it Stop

Too Many Coupons! Angry Residents Sue to Make it Stop

Imagine it – a virtually unlimited supply of free Sunday coupon inserts, delivered right to your door, no newspaper subscription required! Sounds like heaven to couponers. But to non-coupon users, it’s something else entirely. A group of Chicago residents has filed a lawsuit against their local newspaper and a major coupon insert provider, to make the coupons stop. Now, if[Read More…]

May 28, 2013 Coupons In The News
Have You Noticed? Coupons Are Getting Better

Have You Noticed? Coupons Are Getting Better

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing in the industry over the fact that fewer of us are redeeming coupons. And there’s been a lot of complaining from couponers that the value of available offers is going down. Put the two together, and you reach the obvious conclusion: we’re using fewer coupons, because the coupons are crummy. But an analysis of[Read More…]

April 26, 2013 Coupons In The News
Paper Coupons: Reports of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Paper Coupons: Reports of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

If you’ve been listening to digital coupon advocates lately, you might feel like a dinosaur for continuing to use your good old-fashioned paper coupons. But don’t worry. Paper coupon advocates are speaking out as well – and they’re not ready to declare paper coupons dead. Valassis, the parent company of RedPlum, says it’s doing just fine, thank you. “The consumer[Read More…]

March 12, 2013 Coupons In The News
No Saturday Mail Means No Saturday Coupons

No Saturday Mail Means No Saturday Coupons

If you count on the U.S. Postal Service to deliver coupons to your mailbox – either in your “junk mail” or from a clipping service – you’ll soon need to factor another day into your planning. The Postal Service announced this morning that it plans to end most Saturday mail delivery, beginning in August. The plan is part of an[Read More…]

February 6, 2013 Coupons In The News
SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

Al Capone portrayed as a role model. Business tactics that one person compared to “rape.” Brazen threats to crush the competition. All in the service of saving us some money. Bet you never thought the world of coupons was quite so complicated. About the worst thing a couponer can do is clear shelves, or worse yet, pass counterfeit coupons. But[Read More…]

January 29, 2013 Coupons In The News
Could Your Newspaper Be Next to Lose its Coupon Inserts?

Could Your Newspaper Be Next to Lose its Coupon Inserts?

It was a quiet Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island, and coupon clippers were looking forward to their first inserts of the new year. But when they picked up their Sunday paper, they discovered that something was missing. It’s been five years now, since that January day in 2008 when Providence couponers learned there was no RedPlum coupon insert in their[Read More…]

January 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Facebook would love it if you went online and never left Facebook – and, increasingly, so would companies that offer printable coupons. They’re making it easier to access, print and share coupons without ever leaving the social media site. And Facebook itself plans to make it easier to find out what deals your friends have discovered. Last year, Valassis unveiled[Read More…]

January 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
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