Infographic: The History of Coupons

Infographic: The History of Coupons

The venerable coupon has been around for over 120 years saving savvy consumers money on purchases.  From free Coca-Cola coupons to grocery double coupons to online coupon codes, shoppers have used these vouchers to score discounts from dimes to dollars off.  The last twenty years have seen the rise of the online coupon and the last few years have seen consumers scoring discounts via their mobile devices. It will be interesting to see what the next 120 years has in store for the ever popular savings certificates.

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There are 4 comments for this article
  1. Susan.Yoo-Lee at 11:49 pm

    I think you will be able to download coupons onto a USB type of device and then be able to scan that actual device to get your discounts.

  2. AlisonGary at 6:56 pm

    This is fascinating, love it! I know I have been using coupons ever since I had income. With the popularity of Smartphones and tablets, I think within 5 years paper coupons will be a thing of the past and you will just be able to scan and have all your coupons covered.

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