Each chain has their own unique rules and regulations when it comes to couponing and it’s important…no CRUCIAL to know the rules of the game if you plan to win.
That being said, I would recommend you learn each stores coupon policy before entering the store and if you would be so bold, print out each and have them with you so that if there is ANY dispute about a procedure for a given chain, you will be best equipped to handle it.
I’ve provided a few for you based on my local shopping network. These include:
After some serious searching I was able to find that CVS doesn’t post an official “policy”. That said, I did find the following in repeated locations and it seems to indicate something of a policy, so I have repeated it here:
CVS Coupon Policy
The use of ExtraBucks, CVS/pharmacy and third-party manufacturer coupons is …
Effective November 2007, all Kroger divisions accept industry-standard, secure print-at-home coupons. We recently partnered with Coupons Inc., the industry leader in print-at-home coupons, to offer print-at-home coupons on Kroger.com and all of our store banner websites. You may also find coupons on brand websites and legitimate coupon websites like …
Publix recently updated their coupon policy:Publix accepts manufacturers’ coupons (limit one per item), Publix coupons (originals only—no copies), valid Internet coupons, and coupons from nearby competitors identified by each Publix store. (Competitor names are posted at each Publix store.)
We will accept coupons from competing pharmacies for prescriptions only.