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New Coupon Policy for Kroger, Deals at Walmart, Target

Kroger announced a new coupon policy that pushes the better deals over to Walmart and Target this week.

I am sad to report that has a new coupon policy. I did not want to believe it and contacted Kroger personally for it to be confirmed. They will no longer accept paper coupons along with coupons loaded on your Kroger card for the same item.

Kroger wrote, in their email to me, "Digital coupons will not combine with the use of any other coupon, will not double, and are accepted at face value only." This alone, changes the deals we get at Kroger.

The new policy also states "The store manager has the right to accept, decline or limit the quantity of coupons or items used or purchased in a single transaction, by a single customer, or in a single day."

 Further, it says "Only two (2) internet coupons per manufacturer, per product, per visit, per day are accepted."   

Another hard one to swallow for coupon users is that the new policy states "We do not accept coupons for more than about 75 percent of a product's value without advance notice."

With these new restricting changes at Kroger along with the new more liberal coupon policy at Walmart that you can read on their website, I think there will be a lot of local competition for Kroger. 

That said, there are still some good deals at Kroger this week. 

If you transfer your prescriptions to Kroger this week, you can get $25 in free groceries. 

On April 1, you can get a free bag of sample sized Frito Lay chips between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Get $5 off of your total grocery bill when you purchase $25 worth of specific brands of baby items. These brands include Pampers, Luvs, Similac, Pediasure and Beech Nut. Items are marked in the store and since all baby related items are in one aisle, this will be an easy sale to participate in.  If you are a new parent or soon to be new parent, be sure to sign up for all of the programs at your doctor's office and hospital. Going to specific brand websites and signing up on their mailing list will also be beneficial. They will send you a lot of coupons and products for a few years once signing up. Combining coupons with sales is always your best way to get deals.  The following are coupons to use with this sale. 

 Here is a $1 Luvs Diapers Kroger eCoupon.

Printable coupons for Pedisure products can be found by clicking on these links. $1.50 Pediasure$2 PediaSure$1 Pediasure  ,$1.50 PediaSure $3 Pediasure$1.50 Pediasure$1.50 Pediasure$1.50 PediaSure Target coupon$2 PediaSure Product and Chiquita Bites Kroger eCoupon$1.50 PediaSure Product  or use the $2 PediaSure product coupon from your Feb. 27 newspaper.

Printable coupons can be found by clicking on these links.  $2 Pampers Extra Protection Diapers Kroger eCoupon $2 Pampers Easy Ups Trainers Kroger eCoupon $2 Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive Diapers Kroger eCoupon $2 Pampers Swaddlers Diapers Kroger eCoupon $2 Pampers Cruisers Diapers Kroger eCoupon$1 Pampers Wipes Kroger eCoupon .

You can also use the $2 Pampers Diapers or Pants from your February 27 AJC newspaper or $1  Pampers Wipes from your Feb. 27 newspaper insert.

Note that diapers are also always needed by

The only other great deals I see at Kroger this week are in their meat department.

Boneless Pork Loin is $2.29 a pound.

Fresh ground turkey is $2.49 a pound.

There are some good deals at Walmart this week.

Muir Glen Tomato Paste 97 cents. Use the $1 Muir Glen Coupon and get it for free. 

McCormick Taco Seasonings are 52 cents. Use the $1 coupon in the March 13 newspaper and get it for free.

McCormick Grill Mate are 98 cents. Use the $1 off coupon in the March 13 newspaper to get it for free.

Mom’s Best Oatmeal is $1 Use the 75 cents off  Mom’s Best Naturals Product printable coupon and pay 25 cents.

Quaker Oatmeal Pouches are  $1. Use the $1 off 2 Quaker Breakfast Products printable coupon or the $1 off coupon from your Jan. 2 newspaper to get it for free. 

Purex 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets are 97 cents. Use the $1 off Purex 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets printable coupon or the $1 off coupon from the March 13 insert to get it for free. 

 Clorox Bleach is $1.22. Use the $1 Clorox Product printable coupon and pay 22 cents. 

Gain Fabric Sheets are $3.12. Use the $3 off coupon from the Feb. 13 newspaper and pay just 12¢. 

Aquafresh Extreme Clean Toothpaste is 97 cents. Use this $1 Aquafresh printable coupon and get free toothpaste. 

 Over at Target, the free items this week include the following. 

Degree Men’s Deodorant is 97 cents in the travel section. Use the $1 off one coupon from the March 27 newspaper to get it for free.

Dove Men's Deodorant is 97 cents in the travel section. Use the coupon from March 27 to get it for free. 

Eveready Batteries that are located in the Dollar Spot section are $1. Use the $1 Energizer coupon from the March 27 newspaper to get free batteries. 

If you prefer to shop at , their sale runs Thursday to Wednesday and the good deals from there can be found

Thanks to Refund Cents, IheartKroger, DealSeekingMom, and TotallyTarget for some of the coupon match ups and organization of sales.

emilybfabry March 29, 2011 at 04:46 AM
Very Interesting! I just now printed Coupons of my Favorite Brands for free from "Printapons" you can find them online.

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