During Godiva’s Annual Summer Sale, gift baskets, chocolate tasting sets, hot cocoa, coffee, and boxes of chocolate are being discounted by up to half off. The sale lasts through August 15. Also, free shipping for orders of $75 and up if you use discount code FREESHIP75.
The impact of the Great Recession and its long-languishing fallout can be seen, among other places, in doctor’s offices, coffee shops, yard sales, and Nascar race tracks.
“The reality is it’s a luxury. It’s not a need.”
On the morning of the Fourth of July, an incident occurred in my kitchen that first caused me great aggravation—and that later, after I’d had a cup of coffee and could view the situation with some perspective, gave me reason to smile and give myself a little pat on the back. So what happened?
Starbucks made customers happy with its recent announcement giving everybody free Wi-Fi. But, as many a Starbucks patron knows, it’s highly unusual to enter one of its coffee shops without spending some money.
“Most people get sucked into a habit. Once we pay a certain price a few times, we stop asking questions about whether it’s reasonable and we just assume it’s the right amount.”
Follow this dealhack link to a special introductory offer from Boca Java: For the cost of one 8 oz. bag of coffee, you can take your pick of four custom coffees—roasted after you make your selections, ground or whole bean—and receive free shipping to boot. The whole order costs a total of $7.49. Valid through June 30.
On Tuesday, May 11, participating Dunkin Donuts stores are giving away free small (16 oz.) iced coffees to customers, no purchase necessary. Note: The freebie is only available in 13 markets around the country—including Baltimore, Md., Charlottesville, Va., and Phoenix, Ariz.—so check first before demanding your free refreshment.
All sorts of promotions entice the tax-weary to head out and indulge a bit on Tax Day—perhaps with free Cinnabon cupcakes or free tacos, a discount on your dinner tab or tax-free shopping at a range of retailers.
They’re not trying to sell you “five dollar foot looooongs,” at least not at 7 a.m. anyway. But Subway is jumping into the fast-food breakfast market, with combos like $2.50 for an egg muffin melt and 16-ounce coffee.
Some tips to drink in for getting the most of two essential liquids for the least amount of money.
From CVS to Starbucks and beyond, retailers have long been pushing customers to sign up for rewards cards, which allow you to build up points towards discounts or freebies with each purchase (and each obligatory card scan). But while stores love that these cards build loyalty and turn occasional shoppers into habitual devotees, there’s …