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Paper Coupons vs. Digital Coupons

printed vs digital couponsSaving money is not only great for the budget, but it can be a lot of fun too! There’s nothing quite like the rush of pairing a great coupon with a significant sale, but when it comes to using paper versus printed or virtual digital coupons, there are a few things every savvy shopper needs to know.  Especially if this coupon advice can help you lead a more green life.

Not All Retailers Accept Printed Digital Coupons

Most retailers are likely to take printed coupons, but not all will. The reason is simple: Depending on the method of downloading and printing the coupons, it may be possible for shoppers to print out an unlimited number of coupons. Retailers who offer coupons are typically doing so because they want to get shoppers in their store, and they’re willing to offer a discount to get them there. However, they carefully assess how much discounted merchandise they can sell to make it worth their while. If they’re not able to control how many coupons are circulating, then they mind find it difficult to accurately assess how much the promotion will cost them. Continue reading