In the past few weeks, three big stores have changed their coupon policies in ways to curb some of the more lucrative coupon tactics. It appears to be fallout over noob extreme couponers inspired by the TLC show Extreme Couponing, who are ruining the game for everyone else.
Target – As we told you a couple of weeks ago, only one BOGO (buy one get one) coupon per purchase. This eliminates “rolling over” where you could combine BOGO offers and rack up a chain of free goods.
RiteAID – Same as above, plus people can only use four of the same coupon. Managers can also choose to limit quantities further if the store is running out.
Publix – Only one manufacturer’s and one store coupon can be used on a single item.