MARKETERS: BEWARE THE COUPON MOM. (cover story)

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  • Author(s): PATEL, KUNUR
  • Source:
    Advertising Age. 7/11/2011, Vol. 82 Issue 27, p1-13. 4p.
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    • Abstract:
      The article considers the use of coupons while shopping by women consumers. Gina Lincicum, a housewife and mother in Virginia, is presented as an example of a so-called enthusiast, the women consumers who use coupons extensively and comprise a large percentage of coupon redemptions. Lincicum displays extensive knowledge of corporate marketing techniques as she goes food shopping in a supermarket, achieving considerable savings through her coupon use. INSET: HOW TO FILL YOUR PANTRY FOR PENNIES? YEP, THERE'S A CLASS FOR THA.