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Dec 30, 2013

Get ready to pay up: Five Things that will cost you more in 2014

Seems like everything is so expensive already and guess what. Prices in certain categories will be even higher in 2014. Jeanette Pavini, consumer savings expert for Coupons.com, gave us her top five categories that are ripe for price hikes next year (and some tips to help you keep costs down). Read more here.

Dec 13, 2013

12 Apps of Christmas, Day 1: Grocery iQ

TechRepublic editors and bloggers highlight their favorite app in this 12 Apps of Christmas series. The first app, recommended by Sonja Thompson, is Grocery iQ. Sonja reports that Grocery iQ is her all-time favorite app. Read more here.

Nov 3, 2013

Coupons.com Adds Coupon Codes to App Update

Heads up couponers and others who like to save money–the popular savings website Coupons.com is releasing an updated app for Apple iOS devices on Monday. The updated app offers coupon codes and offers from both national and local retailers. This works out perfectly since thousands of people will begin flocking to the stores to make holiday purchases soon. Read […]

Oct 24, 2013

Coupons.com Hires Safeway Exec Mir Aamir as CFO and COO

Online coupon site Coupons.com has hired Safeway exec Mir Aamir to the roles of chief financial officer and chief operating officer, the company plans to announce today. Aamir was most recently Safeway’s president of customer loyalty and digital technologies. Read more here.

Sep 11, 2013

Coupons.com helps Danone on new ECRM couponing programme

Coupons.com (UK), the provider of secure digital coupon promotions for FMCG brands and grocery retailers, is working with Danone Ltd, to recruit customers to the new website and deliver print-at-home coupons direct to their inboxes in a targeted eCRM programme. Read more here.

Sep 6, 2013

Danone and Coupons.com team up to share yoghurt brand promotions

Danone is launching its first e-coupon campaign, in partnership with Coupons.com, to enable yoghurt consumers to sign up for offers on the discount website. Read more here.

Aug 29, 2013

GUEST COMMENT Aisle be back: why promotions prior to store are better for driving brand value

Coupons.com UK and Europe’s Oliver Felstead offers commentary on UK shopping behaviors, brand loyalty and influence of promotions. Read more here.

Aug 28, 2013

The App Review: Grocery iQ

Supermarket Guru says Grocery iQ is great for those who like to keep all their shopping info in one place. Read more here.

Aug 21, 2013

Jungle Dogs rolls out ‘social sampling’ to drive trial

Smithfield Foods, the largest pork processor in the world, is backing its newest product Jungle Dogs with a ‘social sampling’ coupon campaign through Coupons.com. The campaign objective is to raise awareness and encourage trial of the brand with mechanic that offers Facebook fans a free coupon to sample the product. Read more here.

Aug 21, 2013

Branded Google Glass Apps Emerge Despite Tiny User Base

And Coupons.com launched a “recipe and meal preparation” app in June that can search for recipes using keyword voice recognition and also read cooking instructions aloud. Read more here.

Jun 27, 2013

A Coupons Company May Have Just Created The First Cooking App For Google Glass

Coupons.com just released what is likely the first cooking application for Google Glass.  The KitchMe app lets you search for recipes, make shopping lists, and receive step-by-step cooking instructions. Read more here.

Jun 27, 2013

KitchMe Launches Recipe Search Engine For Google Glass

KitchMe, a recipe and meal-planning website recently acquired by Coupons.com, has launched what appears to be the first recipe search engine and cooking assistant app for Google Glass. Read more here.

Jun 27, 2013

Google Glass App Gets Buy-In From Coupons.com, Brands

Coupons.com, known for its discounts and relationships with consumer products goods companies, will release KitchMe for Glass, a free voice-activated app Thursday for Google Glass. It puts brands at eye level with consumers through emerging technologies. Read more here.

Jun 27, 2013

Coupons.com launches KitchMe Google Glass app for hands-free cooking

Google Glass is still a fair way off being a commercial product, but that hasn’t stopped developers from creating a bunch of new apps for the intriguing head-mounted computer. Coupons.com is the latest to step up to the plate with KitchMe, a free app designed to help budding chefs and food aficionados in the kitchen. […]

Jun 21, 2013

2 Mountain View Businesses Named Top Bay Area Workplaces

The Bay Area News Group has announced its list of the Top Workplaces in the Bay Area for 2013 and two Mountain View businesses made the list, including Coupons.com. Read more here.

Jun 14, 2013

Colgate rewards Facebook fans with print-at-home coupons

Global oral health brand Colgate is giving Facebook fans money-off coupons to redeem against new manual Colgate 360° toothbrushes. Secure digital coupon specialists Coupons.com (UK) is managing the coupon distribution. Read more here.

Jun 14, 2013

Successful Bay Area companies serve their communities in myriad ways

San Jose Mercury News highlights philanthropy programs by Bay Area employers, including the Coupons.com , Coupons for Change (CFC) campaign that raises awareness of hunger in the Bay Area. Read more here.

Jun 11, 2013

Colgate ‘Invisible Nasties’ Facebook fans get coupon for 360° toothbrush range

Oliver Felstead, Managing Director at Coupons.com UK & Europe comments, “We are delighted to be helping Colgate engage their target market across social media and to encourage in-store purchase through use of coupons.” Read more here.

Jun 10, 2013

Coupons.com Monetizes Intent Data With Growing Ad Media Business

About 92.5 million US shoppers redeemed a digital coupon last year, and the number of mobile coupon users is expected to reach 53.2 million in 2014, according to eMarketer. Read more here.

Jun 10, 2013

Has Hollywood Gone Frugal? Tips to Save Like Celebs.

In a recession-scarred economy, even celebrities are spending wisely and using coupons before succumbing to inflated retail prices. Fashion icons Sarah Jessica Parker, Carrie Underwood, and Lady Gaga made [Coupons.com’s] Most Frugal Celebrities list with their shameless saving strategies. Read more here.

May 29, 2013

T-12 Days And Counting Until Apple’s WWDC 2013

Forbes discusses the upcoming Apple Worldwide Developers Conference and mentions the Coupons.com app with Passbook integration, among other apps, as adding utility to Passbook. Read more here.

May 23, 2013

Finding a Summer Reading Program For Kids

Coupons.com Household Savings Expert, Jeanette Pavini , shares tips on keeping your children’s minds sharp with a summer book reading program that offers kid-friendly perks and freebies. There are several to choose from, and your kids can earn prizes like gift cards, movies, books and more. Read more here.

May 21, 2013

How to Download the Coupons.Com Toolbar

The Coupons.com website features a toolbar called CouponBar that supports the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox Web browsers. Read more here.

May 21, 2013

5 Tips for Buying Quality Jewelry on the Cheap

MainStreet talks with industry experts on how to save money on something shiny, including Coupons.com’s Household Savings Expert, Jeanette Pavini. Read more here.

May 18, 2013

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Food Network offers tips on enjoying delicious fare at a great price, including getting a coupon app for your smart phone, like coupons.com. Read more here.

May 16, 2013

Digital Coupons Boost Awareness of New Products: Study

Engaging with consumers who use digital coupons dramatically impacts effectiveness of new product introductions for CPG brands, according to new research. Read more here.

May 14, 2013

Digital Coupon Users Spend 42% More Annually

According to a new report from research firm GfK, heavy digital coupon users (defined as the top one-third of redeemers) are among the most desirable shoppers, spending 50 percent more per shopping trip and $3,171 more per year than the average shopper. Read more here.

May 13, 2013

Digital Coupon Users Spend 42% More Annually Than Average Shoppers, Survey Says

Digital coupon users spend 42 percent more per year at supermarkets than the average shopper – a differential of $1,029, according to a GfK report, based on more than 120 campaigns run by Coupons.com in 2012. Read more here.

May 9, 2013

Digital Coupon Users Said Making More Grocery Trips, Spending More

Want your next product launch to have a bit more of a bang? Consider targeting digital coupon users as part of the campaign. That, according to new data out from Coupons.com which indicates that digital coupon users are some of the first to try new products – especially when coupons are offered. Read more here.

May 9, 2013

Product Launches Boosted by Digital Coupon Users

Engaging with digital coupon users dramatically impacts the effectiveness of brands’ new product introductions, according to new research by Millward Brown’s Dynamic Logic and commissioned by Coupons.com. Read more here.

May 9, 2013

Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees

MediaPost talks with Coupons.com’s Vice President of Client Marketing, Mike Scriven, about consumer purchase behavior with coupons. Read more here.

Mar 29, 2013

Coupons.com marries offers and meal inspiration via Web tool

Coupons.com is ramping up its digital efforts with the launch of a new Web site that is built with responsive design and aids in the meal-planning process with recipes, offers and shopping lists. Read more here.

Mar 22, 2013

Waitrose taps Coupons.com for myWaitrose mailing

Waitrose is running its first ever first full-scale email coupon campaign. Secure digital coupons will be offered part of the John Lewis Partnership, in a targeted email coupon campaign. Coupons.com Ltd is handling the provision of the secure digital coupons. Read more here.

Mar 21, 2013

Coupons.com Acquires Pinterest-Like Recipe & Meal Planning Service KitchMe

Digital coupon giant Coupons.com is today announcing that it has acquired San Francisco-based KitchMe, a startup offering recipe saving, meal planning and shopping lists in a visual interface. Read more here.

Mar 21, 2013

Coupons.com scoops up food startup KitchMe

Coupons.com said on Thursday that it has acquired KitchMe, a San Francisco startup with a Pinterest-style food-oriented app. Read more here.

Mar 10, 2013

America’s Most Frugal Cities, and How They Got That Way

As much as America loves to clip coupons (after all, several hundred billion were redeemed last year), some cities take the coupon-clipping process more seriously than others, as seen in theCoupons.com Saving Index, which ranks the value of coupons printed from Coupons.com and its affiliate sites. Read more here.

Mar 8, 2013

The 12 Most Frugal Celebrities

We aren’t the only ones to use coupons. Some of Hollywood’s A-listers regularly look for discount deals and practice money-saving habits. Coupons.com compiled a list of penny-pinching celebrities, and we’ve added a few of our own. Read more here.

Feb 28, 2013

Hey brother, can you spare a coupon?

Reuters chats with Coupons.com CEO, Steven Boal, about the company’s Internet Coupon Index. Read more here.

Feb 25, 2013

Why Consumers May Be on a Crash Course

Coupons.com CEO, Steven Boal, talks with CNBC about the Coupons.com Internet Coupon Index. Read more here.

Feb 22, 2013

The Most Frugal Celebrities of 2012

If it seems like everyone is trying to save money these days, it might be because it’s true! Coupons.com just released a list of their favorite “Frugalebrities” of 2012, which includes a mix of models, actors, musicians and politicians who continue to honor their frugal beginnings despite having made it big. Read more here.

Feb 21, 2013

Did Your City Make the Most Frugal U.S. City List?

While saving money is a priority in every region across the United States, the Midwest dominates the “Most frugal U.S. Cities” list, with more than double the number of cities than any other region, according to the 2012 Coupons.com Savings Index. Read more here.

Feb 19, 2013

App overload: Which smartphone apps do you use most?

Dwight Silverman of the Houston Chronicle reports that he has 180 apps on his smart phone. In this article he lists his 16 most-often-used apps, including Grocery iQ, that lets he and his wife “add [items] to the list, and when either of us gets a chance to stop by the store, we always know […]

Feb 18, 2013

Tapping into the growing pre-shopping trend

Consumer behaviour has changed radically over the past few years. Driven by a combination of economic pressure and more relevant retailer/brand marketing, consumers are increasingly planning their weekly shop in advance. Read more here.

Feb 8, 2013

Top 25 Frugal Cities

I have some fun facts for you guys on  this FUN Friday.  Coupons.com emailed me a list of the Top 25 Frugal Cities and I was pretty excite to see TAMPA listed in the top 5! Read more here.

Feb 8, 2013

Most Frugal US Cities: Atlanta, Orlando, and Tampa

Saving money has become second nature for many Americans, but the South and Midwest still have a leg up on the rest of the country, according to the 2012 Savings Index by Coupons.com, which ranked US cities by their use of digital coupons in 2012. Read more here.

Feb 8, 2013

The 25 Most Frugal Cities of 2012

Although saving money has become second nature for Americans across the country, according to research from Coupons.com, these 25 cities were the most frugal in 2012. (Slideshow) Read more here.

Feb 5, 2013

How to Save Money in February

It’s the month of love and you may be planning to buy chocolate, jewels and long-stemmed roses. Jeanette Pavini, Coupons.com Savings Expert, offers Valentine’s Day savings tips. Read more here.

Feb 5, 2013

We’re clipping along: Milwaukee makes top coupon list

While Milwaukee residents might be known as coupon clippers, they are also among the leaders in redeeming online and mobile coupons, according to Coupons.com’s “Most Frugal Cities” list. Milwaukee ranked 20th in a comparison of metro areas that calculated savings per person from digital coupons at Coupons.com. Read more here.

Feb 4, 2013

Tampa remains one of nation’s most ‘frugal’ cities based on coupon use

On a U.S. map, the most “frugal” cities in the country — including Tampa — are clustered all around us here in the Southeast. Based on this year’s ranking by the popular website coupons.com, which gauges how frugal a city’s population is by the volume of online coupons. Read more here.

Feb 1, 2013

Sacramento lands on most frugal cities list

Think you’re cheap or just budget-minded? If you’re a big coupon user in Sacramento, congratulate yourself: you just helped Sacramento land on a list of the most frugal cities. Mountain View-based Coupons.com ranked cities based on coupons printed from its website, and Sacramento made the list at No. 9. Read more here.

Jan 31, 2013

And, America’s Coupon Capital Is…

Atlanta is king of the coupon-cutting world. A new poll found that the Georgia capital was listed as the most frugal city in the United States for the fourth straight year. Not only were Atlanta residents named the top savers by Coupons.com, but they were four times as likely to print coupons as residents from […]

Jan 31, 2013

Coupons.com: Atlanta still most frugal U.S. city

Atlanta, you’re such a tight wad! Coupons.com on Thursday released its fourth annual “Most Frugal U.S. Cities” list and for the fourth straight year Atlanta is No. 1. This is compiled based on online coupon use. Orlando, Fla., took the No. 2 position, with Tampa, Nashville and Charlotte rounding out the top five. Read more […]

Jan 31, 2013

Top Cities for Digital Coupon Use Located in the South

The top 5 cities for digital coupon use in 2012 were all located in the South, per results from the Coupons.com 2012 Savings Index. Atlanta ranked as the top city for digital coupon use for the fourth consecutive year, ahead of Orlando, Tampa, Nashville, and Charlotte. Read more here.

Jan 31, 2013

Nashville ranks No. 4 among most frugal U.S. cities

Nashville is one of the most frugal large cities in the country, coming in at No. 4 in the latest rankings by Coupons.com, according to a news release. Coupons.com ranked cities based on the coupons printed from its website. This year’s list was again topped by Atlanta. Orlando, Tampa, Nashville and Charlotte round out the […]

Jan 30, 2013

Atlanta Tops Coupons.com’s Frugal Cities List

Atlanta retained the number one ranking on the “Most Frugal U.S. Cities” list for the fourth straight year, according to the 2012 Coupons.com Savings Index released today by Coupons.com. Orlando took the number two position, with Tampa, Nashville and Charlotte rounding out the top five. Read more here.

Jan 28, 2013

Smart Ideas: Electronics recycling

In January, Americans saw tax increases that decreased their take-home pay. The increase is a big hit for working families. This means less money for necessities like gas, clothing, groceries and entertainment. Here are some ways to combat it from Jeanette Pavini, Coupons.com savings expert. Read more here.

Jan 18, 2013

How to Combat Payroll Tax Increase

Jeanette Pavini, Savings Expert for Coupons.com, offers tips for combatting the 2% increase in payroll tax. Read more here.

Jan 18, 2013

Brands, Retailers Pleased With Passbook

MediaPost taps Coupons.com for feedback on its successful Apple Passbook integration, including adding instructions on the back of each Passbook offer, telling cashiers to enter code manually in case a scanning problem arises. Read more here.

Jan 13, 2013

Atlanta remains most frugal city in the country

Congratulations Atlanta, you’re still the most couponing city in the county! An annual survey from Coupons.com ranked Atlanta number one for digital coupon use helping our city retain the number one spot on the “Most Frugal U.S. Cities” list for the fourth straight year. Read more here.

Jan 10, 2013

20 Business Software Companies to Follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great way to find out about new business software companies and to discover the latest software developments that could greatly benefit your business. Here are 20 business software companies that have shot to the top in recent years, and tweet the most up-to-date info to their dedicated followers. Read more here.

Jan 7, 2013

Guest Post: Green Shopping Tips and Tricks

One of the main reasons why “going green” is such a good idea is because it teaches us to be more responsible with our resources. So, wouldn’t it make perfect sense that we should learn how to not just recycle and conserve energy, but also do all that we can to make wise decisions when […]

Jan 7, 2013

Fun smart phone apps can make you victorious at saving money

I have to admit, I love my Droid. Over the past few weeks I’ve been looking for how I can make it work even better for me – by helping me save money. Here are some fantastic apps that I’ve found very useful in my quest. Read more here.

Jan 6, 2013

CNN Newsroom

A lots of us made New Year’s resolution to save money this year and now prices and just about everything are shooting up. So, our Josh Levs is back to show is to use technology to try to find deals and do basically trim your budget right. Read more here.

Jan 4, 2013

Who Knew Coupons Were So Lucrative?

Steven R. Boal is president and CEO of coupons.com, which had raised money only from individuals until June 2011. It raised $200 million from institutional investors at a valuation of $1 billion. Inc staff writer Jeremy Quittner spoke with Boal about his company’s valuation, attracting employees, and what he’s learned from Dilbert. Read more here.

Jan 2, 2013

Coupons make you Happier and More Relaxed?

Coupons.com and well-known scientist and prolific author, Dr. Paul J. Zak, a Professor of Neuroeconomics at Claremont Graduate University, announced the results of the first known research study on the physiological and psychological effects of coupons. Read more here.