The one thing I remember most about working at Kroger 30 years ago is double-coupon days. Oh, the crowds. Oh, the coupons. Oh, the carts overflowing with groceries.
My experience as a cashier explains my aversion to coupons. Still, there’s no denying that a penny saved is a penny earned. And what about $2 billion in pennies? In the first half of 2011, consumers saved about $2 billion by using coupons, a study by NCH Marketing Services Inc. says (.pdf file)….. read more