Kroger’s has a NEW Mega Sale Policy:
Kroger’s has always had their Mega Sales set up that if you bought 10 participating products, you would get $5 off (in one chunk) at the end of the order. If you purchased 40 participating products, you would see 4- $5 off’s at the end of your receipt. FROM NOW ON….they WILL NOT DO THAT! Instead of a $5 chunk off, the register will automatically lower each of the 10 items $0.50 lower when 10 participating items are purchased.
What does this mean for you? In the past Kroger’s had allowed us to use a $1 off coupon for an item ringing up $1.00 in the Mega Sale (therefore when the $5 is taken off at the end…”technically” the product was now $0.50) we called the item a “money maker.” Since the product will automatically lower to $.50, the coupon will only be worth $0.50 and the cashier will have to modify the coupon down to $0.50 and write on it. You will still get the item for FREE; just no more overages will be given.
To clarify….you would not have been handed money back after a transaction, Kroger’s would just allow you to use the whole $1 off because they were still getting the FULL $1 back from the manufacturer. Meaning they were not losing any money. Now since the product itself will lower to $0.50, the manufacturer will only reimburse $0.50 so Kroger’s can NO LONGER allow overages on an order.
***ANOTHER THING TO NOTE ABOUT ELECTRONIC COUPONS***
The registers at Kroger’s now will BEEP if you have an electronic coupon (via shortcuts.com, cellfire.com, krogers.com, etc) and try to use a Paper manufacturer coupon as well. They cashier is not allowed to except both. If you have a higher dollar amount paper coupon I advise you not to select that small amount electronic coupon because those will automatically come off of your order and they DO NOT double….and if they automatically come off of your order you can’t use the paper coupon too.
With that all said, I am working on the Kroger Mega Sale matchups for the next two weeks, should have them up in a bit!