Saturday, June 15, 2013

Coupon Policy Update...

Hey, Everyone!

This is a good time to update those coupon policies for the summer deals coming with the first official days of summer this week.  Stores are constantly updating their coupon acceptance policies. 

First, they want to discourage "extreme coupon shopping gluttony".  So. most stores limit how many "like" items/coupons may be used in a single shopping trip/transaction/customer, etc. 

Next, stores want you to like shopping there.  So, to this end, many stores in tight suburban markets are instituting "price matching" and are actually becoming more coupon friendly-WalMart, Publix, Harris Teeter, & Target to name a few.  Price matching policies can vary from region to region and even within a small area.  Check with the store to get a list of which stores they will price match. 

Finally, stores like CVS and RiteAid have a reputation for have coupon friendly policies.  Walgreens likes couponers but their point system can be confusing for novice and experienced couponers alike.  Stores are really trying to get you inside to buy more things that you may not have coupons for but still want to buy.  No matter what the reason may be for updating their policy, make sure you have access to the most recent one from each store's website.  Go to the Bizzy Coupon Bee policy link for the most current store policies.
Tip:  Always carry a current coupon policy for each store where you plan to shop.  Check the store's website avery few weeks to be sure you have the most current policy.  Bookmark the Bizzy Coupon Bee policy link on your iPhone or Smart phone for quick reference while shopping.

Happy Couponing!
ShaRon, The Bizzy Coupon Bee