“Matchup” 101

                                Coupon Matchup Breakdown

5 main things shown in a matchup:

                Item

                Price before coupons

                Where to find the coupon

                Expiration Date

                Price after coupons

Example:

                Sally’s Salad Dressing – $1.99

                                Use $1/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 12/12/12 (SS 11/11/12)

                                $0.99 after coupon

                What this means is:

                                Sally’s Salad Dressing is on sale for $1.99.

                                There is a $1/1 coupon in Smartsource’s insert form 11/11/12 and it expires 12/12/12

                                After you use the coupon with the sale you will pay $0.99.

If the coupon is a printable coupon then “$1/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing” would be a hyperlink (clickable) so it would be blue and underlined.

Example of an option matchup:

                Sally’s Salad Dressing – $2.00

                                Use $1/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 12/12/12 (SS 11/11/12)

                                Or use $1/2 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 11/11/12 (SS 10/10/12)

                                Or use $0.50/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 11/11/12 (SS 10/10/12)

                                Or use $2/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing

Example of a catalina or rewards matchup:

                Sally’s Salad Dressing – $2.00

                                Use $1/2 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 11/11/12 (SS 10/10/12)

                                Get $2.00 CAT wyb 2

                                $1.00 after coupons & CAT

Example of using store and manufacture coupons matchup:

                Sally’s Salad Dressing – $2.00

                                Use $1/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing, exp. 12/12/12 (SS 11/11/12)

                                And use $1/1 Sally’s Salad Dressing Walgreens coupon

                                Free after coupons

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