August 20, 2012

A new network allows customers to use tablets to participate in customer loyalty programs, according to published reports.

July 23, 2012

Rite Aid is gearing up for the back-to-school season as it again offers a dedicated value website that demonstrates the different ways customers can save at its stores.

July 11, 2012

Social media is an important component of ongoing brand marketing, as well as any advertising campaign for a drug store retailer or brand. Integrated communications have the most impact because earned, owned and paid media reinforce and amplify the message. All channels feed off each other; the more frequently a potential customer sees or hears about a brand or retailer, particularly in more than one context or venue, the more likely she is to remember and purchase.

July 10, 2012

Free Standing Insert coupon activity decreased 1.2% over the first six months of 2012 versus the same time period a year ago, Kantar Media reported Tuesday.

June 1, 2012

Consumers are using Pinterest to engage with retailers more than Facebook or Twitter, according to a survey released Thursday by Shop.org, ComScore and The Partnering Group.

May 21, 2012

Smartphones and couponing go hand in hand, according to a new CouponCabin.com survey.

May 18, 2012

Retailers are worried about rising gas prices, and apparently for good reason — while consumers aren't scrimping at the pump, what they are spending on more gas means less is spent elsewhere.

May 17, 2012

Ninety-five percent of consumers are interested in products that come with rebates, while 80% of consumers actively seek out rebates, according to an annual consumer survey by rebate provider Parago.

May 11, 2012

Whole Foods is rewarding customers that live a green lifestyle through its new application it created with Whole Planet Foundation and BlueAvocado.

April 25, 2012

Kantar Media revealed that digital coupon events across key websites experienced a boost during first quarter 2012.

April 5, 2012

Rite Aid is offering new coupon booklets and other services to help customers make it through allergy season, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

March 7, 2012

Kantar Media on Wednesday reported that overall retailer advertising expenditures increased 1.6% and retailer participation in Free Standing Insert coupon promotion pages increased 30.7% over calendar year 2011, versus the corresponding year-ago period.

February 22, 2012

Coupon publisher News America Marketing has launched a free couponing application for the iPad under its SmartSource brand.

February 17, 2012

Three-of-every-4 consumers using smartphones and tablets respond to a call to action after seeing a location-specific message, according to the "Mobile Audience Insights Report" issued by JiWire on Wednesday.

January 20, 2012

Users of Mscripts' mobile pharmacy application platform will have a host of new features to make managing prescriptions and shopping easier, according to a presentation the company gave Friday at the Health Innovation Summit.

January 16, 2012

Beauty brands rapidly are moving ahead with their social and mobile strategies to allow viral campaigns and create new consumer relations opportunities. But there’s no cookie-cutter approach, and brands are experimenting with what approaches work best for their business, according to a new report by consulting and research firm Kline.

December 20, 2011

A Catalina Marketing online platform that provides digital and printable coupons is slated to launch a new consumer savings solution.

December 19, 2011

Procter & Gamble is partnering with technology company Mobeam to bring the first-ever fully mobile couponing system to market.

December 6, 2011

Rite Aid Facebook fans are getting an early shot at coupons for gifts and stocking stuffers as part of a new promotion announced Monday.

November 30, 2011

Shoppers are just as promotion-driven as they have been since economists first coined the term the "new normal" economy — and that's not likely to change, according to a new "The Why? Behind the Buy" report released Wednesday by Acosta Sales.

November 18, 2011

RetailMeNot.com, an online coupon aggregator, found that online coupon usage was up 23% on its site in the months leading up to the holiday shopping season, the company announced Wednesday.

November 9, 2011

Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced that veterans and active duty military who shop at any Harris Teeter location on Nov. 11 will receive an 11% discount, with their veterans identification card, after all coupons and discounts are deducted.

October 7, 2011

Online coupons and coupon codes could drive sales for businesses, according to a new study.

September 29, 2011

The second season of "Extreme Couponing" debuted on TLC Wednesday evening, and with the new season came a renewed concern as to how extreme couponers will impact value promotions at retail.