LARGO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Grocery prices are on the rise and consumers everywhere are looking for ways to stretch the budget and still feed their families delicious meals; and Valpak wants to help.
Economists predict higher food prices this year*, and Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc., a leader in local print and digital coupons, is giving consumers the chance to win $5,000 toward the purchase of groceries with its Great Grocery Giveaway sweepstakes this March.
"Most savers are familiar with the monthly Blue Envelope® filled with offers but they may not know Valpak.com is another option to help save money at the grocery store as well," said Deanna Willsey, director of corporate communications at Valpak. "Groceries are one of the most popular requests from consumers, so in addition to local coupons and savings on restaurants, beauty, dining, automobile, home and medical services, there are also great grocery coupons on Valpak.com that can help families stretch their budget whether they are dining out or making dinner at home."
The sweepstakes will run on Valpak.com through April 6, 2012. Valpak envelopes promoting the Great Grocery Giveaway arrive in homes between Feb. 24 and March 26.
"Grocery shopping can even be fun if you know you're saving money with smart offers," said Willsey. That's why Valpak.com offers grocery coupons in addition to its home improvement, dining and services offers and thousands of promo codes for popular retailers.
Valpak has been helping consumers save money for more than 40 years and offers these tips when shopping:
Keep tabs on online savings blogs. There are hundreds if not thousands of blogs out there, but subscribing to a favorite few can help keep you organized.Check out coupon blogs that give you advance notice on upcoming coupons.Pair your coupons with grocery store sales.Start a coupon club at work or share coupons with friends.Use Valpak.com and other online sites to make your grocery budget -- and overall budget – go further.
*ABC News Jan 5, 2012, Economist predict higher food prices in 2012
Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Media Group, Inc. With nearly 170 franchises throughout the United States and Canada, The Blue Envelope® delivers savings and value to nearly 40 million households each month. Annually, Valpak will distribute some 20 billion offers inserted in more than 500 million envelopes. Valpak also offers digital solutions with www.Valpak.com®, an online site for local savings, which has nearly 70 million offer views each month, as well as mobile phones, including apps for most smartphones. For more information, please contact 1-800-676-6878.
Cox Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, Inc., is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, four metro newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. Additionally, Cox Media Group owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
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