Hey couponers, it’s time to update your coupon policies!
I’ve been writing this column for nearly a year now, and it’s been about that long since I’ve printed my favorite stores’ coupon policies. Companies periodically update their coupon policies to expand or limit — unfortunately the latter is usually the case — our coupon use in their stores.
It’s important to keep a printed copy of a store’s coupon policy with you while shopping because sometimes employees, even managers, don’t know all the ins and outs of their company’s policy. If there’s ever a discrepancy, you can pull out your updated coupon policy and show them that the customer — especially the experienced couponer — is always right.
Go to the website of your favorite stores and look for their coupon policies, or do it the easy way and Google “(store’s name) coupon policy.” I’ve printed the latest version of coupon policies from Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid, compared them to last year’s versions, and compiled a list of changes...