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    Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook

    Watch out! Another Facebook scam is making the rounds. This time it has to do with Lowe’s Home Improvement. A Facebook post that is being circulated claims that Lowe’s is offering $50 off coupons for Mother’s Day. Then after clicking on the post, users are directed to take a survey on a website that looks […]

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    SUPER COUPONING: New statistics on coupon shoppers

    Whenever new statistics are released about coupon usage, shoppers’ habits and the state of the coupon industry, I eagerly pore over them. I love seeing how couponing changes year-to-year, and continue to be fascinated by our ever-changing industry. Are digital coupons overtaking paper, or are consumers still reaching for the scissors and clipping paper each […]

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    Online coupon site RetailMeNot acquired for $630 million

    Harland Clarke, a payment and marketing services firm, will acquire online coupon site RetailMeNot in a deal worth $630 million in equity. Harland Clarke will pay $11.60 per share in cash, which is about 50 percent higher than the stock’s closing price of $7.75 on April 7. A subsidiary of MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, the […]

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    February coupon swaps

    There are a number of blog members who swap coupons here in the Triangle area. This is the place to post your swap dates and locations each week. See below for details on how to host a swap and what to do if you are planning to attend a swap. If there are any more […]

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    2017 Coupon Insert Schedule

    MORE ON THIS CouponsInTheNews.com Wondering how many coupon inserts we will have in the paper each week in 2017? Here’s a master list with the whole year! Keep in mind that the insert dates can change, so we will still publish a weekly post on Thursdays with the coupons to expect each Sunday in the […]

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    Will Google Finally See Coupon Success With Latitude?

    After testing it out in Austin during SXSW, Google has rolled out Google Latitude Check-In offers nationwide, teaming up with partners like American Eagle, Macy’s and Quiznos to let users “unlock” offers all around the United States. It may not seem like revolutionary news with all the activity in the offers/deals space as of late, […]

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    StartupBuys.com Launches National Group Coupon Site for Small Businesses

    (PRESS RELEASE – April 28, 2011) – Small businesses, retailers and restaurateurs can get in on the group coupon craze with a new, national group coupon site called StartupBuys.com which was recently launched in all 50 states. The site will help mom-and-pop retailers, restaurants, salons, spas, home-based businesses, professional service businesses and other small businesses […]

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    4 Coupon and Savings Sites that Will Save Your Small Business Money

    If you’re like 29 percent of your fellow Americans, you don’t have any money set side for an emergency. Another 21 percent reported to Bankrate’s Financial Security Index that they only had enough savings to cover three months of expenses. If you’re a small business owner, that’s extremely troubling news. That’s why it’s always in your best […]

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    5 Trends in Coupon Marketing for 2013

    0The first time I heard about Groupon was from a small business owner — Surfy Rahman, co-owner of Indique Heights in Washington DC. in 2009. He mentioned it as a user and not as a business owner. Since then the coupon offers or Group-buying space has evolved a lot. The companies in this space that […]

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    Endorse Provides Targeting and Analytics for Coupon Users

    Consumers have been using coupons for years, but with all of today’s online and mobile technology, there has to be an easier way for consumers to get discounts. And for brands, there has to be a better way to target discounts and offers to their best customers. Endorse is an online and mobile couponing service […]

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    StartupBuys.com Launches National Group Coupon Site for Small Businesses

    (PRESS RELEASE – April 28, 2011) – Small businesses, retailers and restaurateurs can get in on the group coupon craze with a new, national group coupon site called StartupBuys.com which was recently launched in all 50 states. The site will help mom-and-pop retailers, restaurants, salons, spas, home-based businesses, professional service businesses and other small businesses […]