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'Coupon Index' Suggests Tough Times Ahead

Consumers are clipping coupons at a rate not seen since before the 2007 recession. If you believe the "coupon index," that may be a sign of trouble ahead for the economy.

Guess Who Clips the Most Coupons?

You might think that less wealthy households would be more active coupon users than their affluent counterparts, but you'd be wrong. The folks at Coupons.org recently released some startling data on trends in coupon usage in America. Here's what they found.

New Site Lets Shoppers Name Their Own Deals

Popular daily-deal sites, such as Groupon and LivingSocial, work with businesses to offer group discounts for shoppers. New site oBaz, which launches Tuesday, wants to reverse the model by enabling shoppers to ask for what they want.

Don't Let Your Unused Groupons Go to Waste

Tens of thousands of group deals are purchased every day from sites like Groupon and LivingSocial, but between 18% and 22% aren't redeemed. All that spent-yet-unspent money is an opportunity for a secondary market, and a handful of websites are filling the gap, providing deal-holders a quick way to cash-out on offers they won't use.

The 20 Most Frugal U.S. Cities

Most Frugal Cities Known for Coca-Cola, peach trees and Gone With the Wind, Atlanta now holds yet another honor: It is home to some of the most frugal shoppers in the...

LivingSocial Cuts Off the Aggregators. What's Up With That?

People who run smaller group-buying sites say the aggregators are by far the best source of new customers and new traffic. And LivingSocial, while big and valued at $1 billion, is still a whole lot smaller than the big kahuna Groupon. So why would LivingSocial take this tack?

Groupon Looks to Raise Funds After Spurning Google Bid

Groupon, the online social coupon site launched in 2008, is looking to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in expansion-related funding after rejecting a bid from search giant Google worth as much as $6 billion, Bloomberg News reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the process.

Juicy Couture coupon offers 20% off

Juicy Couture couponNo idea if this coupon will fall flat on its face, but here goes. Get 20% off your purchase of regular-priced merchandise at Juicy Couture now...

Borders coupons for 33% to 50% off

Borders sale couponHere are three new Borders coupons for 33% to 50% off. Get 33% off the list price of any one item in stores today through Thursday, July 15, 2010...