Who doesn’t like a good coupon? We all do! Weather it’s ten percent off or a promotional coupon for your local McDonalds, we all love and deserve a financial break. We here at Petware House recognize this and always have something on special or a perfect promotional coupon for the latest pet accessory.
Coupons in themselves have a unique, history dating back more than two-hundred years when a Georgian businessman invented this novel idea and marketing strategy to promote Coca-Cola. Without further ado, we present to you the history of the coupon through the years.
1888 – Coupons were first used in marketing by Asa Candler with the Coca-Cola company. The coupons could be redeemed for free glasses of the new drink.
1909 – C.W. Post used one-cent-off coupons to market the breakfast ceral called Grape Nuts.
1930 – Coupon usage grows dramatically during the great depression
1940 – Large chain grocery stores first use coupons to attract shoppers.
1957 – Nielsen Coupon Clearing House was created to be devoted entirely to coupon redemption
1965 – Half of all the families in the US begin cutting coupons.
1990 – The invention of the internet leads to the downloaded printable coupons and online coupons
1992 – The last year coupon usage is on the rise for the next 17 years
2002 – Americans saved US $3.8 billion shopping with coupons
2009 – The U.S. government uses coupons to promote converter box sales for the digital television transition.
2011 - Shoppers saved $4.6 billion with coupons in 2011 – $500 million more than the previous year.
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