Learn The Lingo!!
SS: SmartSource Insert
RP: RedPlum Insert
P&G: Procter & Gamble insert
B1G1/BOGO: Buy1, Get 1 Free
BOGO 50%: Buy 1 Get 1 50% off
WYB: When you buy
MIR: Mail in rebate
OOP: Out of pocket
$1/2: $1 off of 2 items
ECB: Extra Care Bucks from CVS
RR: Register rewards (wags)
IP: Internet printed coupon
OYNO: On your next order
SCR: Single check rebate (RiteAid)
UPC: Universal Product Code
DND: Do Not Double
YMMV: Your miles may vary (when talking about your particular store as compared to another store)
NLA: No longer available
ISO: In Search Of…
Blinkie: Red Smart Source machines found in most stores
Tearpad: Coupon pads located in stores to promote products
BOGO–Buy One Item, Get One Item FREE
Cents off coupon : $1.00/1, $2.00/1, etc: One dollar off one product, two dollars off one product, etc.
Blinkie: Manufacturer coupons dispensed by machines found in grocery aisles next to products.
Catalina: Sometimes abbreviated as “CAT”, Catalina coupon machines located at register, dispense long receipt-like coupons that may be used on a future purchase.
Coupon Insert: Circulars inserted into Sunday newspapers amongst the other advertisements. Smart Source (SS), Red Plum (RP) and Proctor and Gamble (PG)
ECB: Extra Care Buck CVS pharmacy program; now renamed Extra Bucks. They can be redeemed on any purchase.
MIR: Mail in Rebate, refers to rebates which must be submitted by mail.
Manufacturer Coupon: A coupon created by the manufacturer, or by a marketing company on the manufacturer’s behalf. Manufacturer offers a discount to shoppers in order to entice them to buy their product.
OOP: Out-of-Pocket; refers to the amount of money you will pay a store to make your purchase.
Peelie: Adhesive manufacturer coupons found on products in the store.
P&G: Proctor and Gamble manufacture a wide range of consumer goods.Proctor and Gamble produced brands such as: Always, Bounty, Crest, Dawn, Gillette, Olay, Pampers and Tide. Proctor and Gamble puts out monthly coupon inserts filled with coupons,usually you will find this insert at the beginning of the month in the Sunday Paper.
Rolling Catalinas: the practice of separating your purchase into multiple transactions, in order to use register catalina coupons from your first transaction to pay for your second transaction. Another catalina prints from the 2nd transaction and pays for the 3rd transaction . However at Walgreens – if purchasing the same item with the previous catalina from the purchase of the exact item, the catalina will not print again. You can use a catalina from a different item.
Store Coupon: A coupon created by the store to entice you to buy a certain product at their store
Tear Pad: A pad of manufacturer coupons found near product on shopping aisles. Tear pad manufacturer coupons may be used at any store, not just the one where you found the coupon.
WYB: When You Buy.