Time to de-mystify for some of you who are new to couponing! I hope that you find this Coupon Terminology “key” useful and if I’ve forgotten something, please let me know by posting a comment!
Q = Coupon
BLINKIES = coupons dispensed from the little red boxes with blinking lights near products in the grocery store
CATALINA = these coupons are typically generated at check-out for specific items, or to be used as cash on your next purchase.
MFC or MFR or MFG = Manufacturer’s coupon
TEAR PAD = A pad of coupons or MIR near a product or on display in the store
PEELIE = Coupon you peel off the product
BOGO/B1G1 = Buy One Get One
DOUBLE COUPON = Coupon that grocery store doubles in value
DND = Do not Double (Some coupons have this lang-SOME DOUBLE ANYWAYS!)
MIR = Mail in Rebate
P&G = Proctor & Gamble (Newspaper Insert)
SS = Smart Source (Newspaper Insert or printable at SmartSource.com)
RP = Red Plum (Newspaper Insert or printable at RedPlum.com)
RR = Register Rewards (Walgreens)spendable like cash at Walgreens, earned by purchasing specific products
SCR = Rite Aid’s “Single Check Rebate” program *Submit receipts online all month & receive 1 Single Ck Rebate the following month
UPR or +UP = Rite Aid spendable cash/dollars that print on your register receipt for purchasing certain products
IN-STORE COUPONS = Store specific coupons
ECB = ExtraCare Bucks (CVS) Printed on bottom of Receipt and can be used like cash at CVS, must be used with your CVS card
Easy Saver Catalog = Walgreens own coupon book found right inside the door at Walgreens, contains coupons that are stackable with manufacturer’s coupons and rebate information?
OOP = Out of Pocket
STACKING = multiple use of coupons – manufacturer’s & store coupons and/or rebates.
WYB = When You Buy
FAR = Free after rebate
IVC = Instant Value Coupon -(usually automatically deducted w/no actual coupon needed)
IWG = Instant Win Game