Co upons & the 19th Century The use of coupons dates back to the 19 th century. They were first used by a drug store to promote Coca-Cola and C&W soda. During the great depression in 1930 coupons were used by almost every American household.
Using Coupons is a great way to start a college fund or save for a family vacation
Shoppers redeemed 2.6 billion coupons in 2007, revising a 16 year decline. Coupon clipping has definitely made a comeback. Because prices are on the rise the number of coupons used last year is a guarantee to rise this year.
The downfall to printable coupons is that some stores may not except them especially retailers because its hard to tell the real from the fake. When using a printable coupon for a retailer it’s best to contact that store first to see if they will honor your coupon.