Do coupons exist anymore?
In the digital era, it’s easy to assume that coupons are a thing of the past. After all, why bother with clipping coupons when you can just shop online and get immediate discounts? Nevertheless, coupons have not gone extinct – in fact, they are still a very popular method of saving money.
Coupons are simply a type of discount given by retailers, producers, and other businesses. They are typically printed on paper or available digitally, and can be used to get discounts on products and services, receive free products, or try out a new product at a discounted price.
The most common type of coupon is the “printable” coupon, which can be printed off a website or app and taken to a store to be redeemed. Electronic coupons, or e-coupons, are also available and are sent to customers via email, text message, or a store app. The customer then shows the coupon at the register to receive the discount or free item.
Coupons can be found online and offline, in places such as store registers, newspaper ads, and mailings. Websites like Groupon and RetailMeNot, and apps