To be an effective and savvy shopper, you have to be informed with the facts. Knowing your stores coupon policy is a must and a big help. What's the big deal about knowing the policy? Well there have been a few occasions where I have run into a cashier or manager that was not well versed in their policy when I had a question about a coupon that I wanted to match up with the weekly sale. Thankfully, I had a copy of the policy with me & after careful review, we were able to interpret it correctly, thus making it possible for me to get the advertised deal. Be aware that there are a few companies that do not list their coupon policies on their websites, for those you will need to contact customer service for a copy. Below you will find the link to a few of the most popular retailers policies, so get familiar with them so that you too can be prepared.
Be aware that retailers can change their coupon policy at any time, however they will generally give a bit of advanced notice. Also, managers have the right to limit the quantity of items you purchase to ensure they have enough stock for other customers. Keep in mind that some retailers will accept competitor coupons while others do not, that's why it's so important to know their coupon policies so that you don't miss out on a great deal. This list will be updated frequently, it can be located under "misc" on the linky pages list!