Thu, Aug 14, 2014

RedPlum’s $100 Giveaway – You’re invited!

Your savings savvy is uncanny. May we, like your friends, ask how you do it?
RedPlum’s $100 Giveaway – You’re invited! 1

Just take our quick survey, share your two “cents,” and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win one of two $100 gift cards. 

7th Annual RedPlum® Purse String Survey

As a subscriber to our emails, your perspective is extremely valuable, especially regarding print and digital coupons for groceries, dining out, etc. Your answers may actually make saving easier than ever in the future, for you and other generations.  

To understand your preferences and savings system, we’ll ask simple, multiple choice questions such as: 

  • Where do you most often get your coupons and deals?
  • How do you share coupons?
  • Will you shop on Thanksgiving?

Thanks to last year’s 2013 survey, we discovered among other trends that:

  • The majority of promotion-sensitive millennials (51%) say newspapers are their #1 source of coupons and deals; same as all other age groups, which may surprise marketers
  • Millennials are using their smartphones more to get coupons via email; 45% versus 24% of all age respondents
  • Grocery coupons are the favorites, especially with millennials; 85% vs 78% general population.  

Take the 7th Annual RedPlum® Purse String Survey before September 7th to enter our $100 Giveaway

Official Rules



1.     HOW TO ENTER: The 2014 RedPlum Purse String Survey Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on 8/15/14 at 5:00:00 p.m. (ET) and ends 9/7/14 at 11:59:59 PM (ET) (“Promotion Period”).  To enter, go to (“Website”) complete the survey questions and the online entry registration.  Once you’ve successfully answered all of the survey questions and completed the registration, you will then be entered into the Sweepstakes.  Limit one entry (1) per person for the Promotion Period.


In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, any entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules.  “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entrants may not participate with multiple e-mail addresses, nor may entrants use any device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants.  Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities or uses any other device or artifice to enter multiple times will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and all entries submitted by that entrant will be void.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change to email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants.


2.     ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees of Valassis / RedPlum, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. 


3.     RANDOM DRAWING: Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about 9/8/14 from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor or its designee, the judges in this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding.  Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email at Sponsor’s discretion.


4.     PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV)/ODDS: Two (2) Grand Prizes – A $100 Bank-issued Gift Card.  Gift card is subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.  Total value of all prizes $200.  Unclaimed prize will not be awarded.  Odds of winning depend on total number of entries received.  All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.


5.     GENERAL: If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.  Non-compliance with Official Rules may result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner may be selected.  No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of prize is permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at their sole discretion.  By participating, entrants and winner release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, their advertising/promotional agencies from any and all liability, injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or with respect to participation in any prize related activity.  Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in printing, offering or announcement of prizes.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.


6.     LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and to award the prize from among all eligible entries received prior to action taken by Sponsor.  Caution: Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law.


7.     PRIVACY: Entry information becomes property of Sponsor and is subject to its privacy policy as posted on its website at the following Internet address:


8.     For names of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 10/15/14 to: 2014 RedPlum Purse String Survey Sweepstakes, Attn: Winner’s List, 19975 Victor Parkway, Livonia, Michigan 48152.  Winner’s list to be available after 9/15/14.


9.     SPONSOR: Valassis, 19975 Victor Parkway, Livonia, Michigan 48152.

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