When reading some of our deal posts, you may notice us using some of the common acronyms/shorthand in the couponing world. The following is a listing of the ones we use most:
B1G1 or BOGO: Buy one item get one item free.
B2G1: Buy two items get one item free.
Beep: Sometimes the register will beep when a coupon is scanned to indicate that the cashier needs to take action or that the coupon was denied.
Blinkies: Electronic coupon dispensers attached to the isles. Identified by the blinking light at the top.
Catalina: Catalina coupon, prints from a separate machine after you make your purchase. Given to you with your receipts.
CRT: Cash register tape, usually used when referring to CVS coupons that print with receipt.
DND: Do NOT Double.
ECBs: ExtraCare Bucks, CVS loyalty rewards system.
ETS: Excludes Trial Size.
GC: Gift Card.
IVC: Instant Value Coupon, Walgreen’s store coupons found in ads and monthly booklets.
MIR: Mail-In Rebate.
OYNO: On your next order.
OOP: Out Of Pocket.
OOS: Out Of Stock.
Peelie: Peel-off coupons found on product packaging.
RRs: Register Rewards, Walgreen’s loyalty rewards system.
SCR: Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebates program.
Stacking: Using both a manufacturer’s coupon and a store coupon on the same item.
UPC: Universal product code, bar code.
Tearpad: Pad of coupons attached to a display, shelf, or refrigerator door.
WYB: When you buy.