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RetailMeNot

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Published 11/11/2010 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

RetailMeNot is another option for users looking to save money through coupons and discounts. The website contains an enormous collection of printable coupons, grocery coupons, and internet coupon codes. Retail Me Not includes discounts from 65,000 different stores so users can easily find something they want to use on their next purchase, both on and offline. The site also makes it easy to share coupons and sort them by location and category.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

RetailMeNot was created by Stateless Systems in 2006. The site has seen a few changes in the following years. It was even featured on Pittsburgh based WTAE television news. Retail Me Not’s available coupon list has grown tremendously and now spans many popular retailers, which has enticed more users to start using the site to save money. RetailMeNot was acquired by WhaleShark Media in December 2010.

What are the differences to other apps?

RetailMeNot stands out in a few ways. First, the site offers both on and offline discounts. Many other similar sites focus entirely on the internet discount, offering up digital coupons and codes. Retail Me Not also provides printable coupons so users can save money even when they are making local purchases. The site is also unique in its scope. Retail Me Not covers thousands of retailers, so almost anyone can find a coupon that they can use.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The RetailMeNot website had undergone a few changes in its time, and many of those have been changes for the better. The site provides a fun, lighthearted atmosphere with a dark purple and yellow color scheme that welcomes visitors. Coupons and discounts are highlighted by icons and images that help add flavor to the site while enticing visitors to check out each promotion. The logo and banners on the homepage are very eye-catching, with an elegant font and brilliant colors that really dress up the site overall. The actual search function is simple to use and readily accessible at the top of the homepage.

How does the registration process work?

Anyone can search for coupons on RetailMeNot without creating an account. Those who wish to sign up can click the white “sing in to the community” link found at the top right hand corner of the homepage. Users can sign in using one of six different accounts. These include Google, Yahoo, OpenID, FaceBook, Twitter and AOL. The user can also participate in a live chat with other Retail Me Not users. Top contributors and new members are highlighted on the sign in page as well, which encourages users to join up and participate.

What does it cost to use the application?

RetailMeNot costs nothing to use. Anyone can search for coupons without paying for doing so. All site features are accessible to all members and there are no premium paid accounts available. That of course doesn’t mean there is no money to be spent on Retail Me Not. The site is dedicated to providing shopping discounts and coupons. How much the user spends is entirely up to them.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Thrifty shoppers or users who are on the fence about making a purchase can really appreciate RetailMeNot. The site gives users another way to save money and look for discounts at many popular retailers. What makes Retail Me Not even more appealing is the mix of discounts. The site doesn’t only offer online savings, but offline coupons as well.

  • Participate in the RetailMeNot community live chat
  • Search for online and offline coupons and discount codes
  • Login using six different accounts, including Google, Facebook, AOL, Twitter, Yahoo, and OpenID
  • Share coupons with others
  • Participate in contests and watch RetailMeNot related media


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