RetailMeNot.com Releases January 2010 Report on Consumer Coupon Usage

Consumers Start Year Off Strong with More than $6.5 Million in Savings Using Online Coupons

MELBOURNE, Australia--()--RetailMeNot.com, a top consumer destination for coupons, discounts and promotional codes for merchandise, groceries, travel and services, today announced the release of its January Consumer Coupon Report, which offers a comprehensive look at consumer coupon usage for both online coupon codes and printable coupons. As the most highly trafficked coupon website and the only website with more than 400,000 coupons for both online and in-store discounts, RetailMeNot.com is in a unique position to track trends within the coupon industry.

Retailers generated approximately $34 million in sales through RetailMeNot.com in January, more than a 61 percent increase compared to the same time last year ($21.1 million in 2009). In January, more than 14.7 million consumers visited RetailMeNot.com and saved $6.5 million using online coupon codes and $1.6 million with printable coupons. Community members continue to be active in 2010, sharing more than 27,000 coupons and submitting more than 570,000 votes and 21,000 comments on the reliability of the coupons.

The top online coupon in January was for Free Shipping for Kohl’s card holders, which received more than 50,000 clicks. The top national printable coupon download in January was, once again, 20 percent off of a total purchase at Gap. Food and Apparel were the most searched categories in printable coupons. Residents of New Jersey continue to top the list of states using printable coupons, retaining the spot they have held since the end of 2009, while residents of New York were the most frequent users of online coupons.

A snapshot of the data collected in the January Consumer Coupon Report can be found below. To download the complete report and methodology, please visit http://tips.retailmenot.com/Jan10DataReport.

Top 10 most searched stores in online coupons in January:

1. Victoria's Secret
2. Amazon
3. Domino’s
4. Kohl’s
5. JCPenney
6. Macy’s
7. Papa John’s
8. Bath & Body Works
9. Best Buy
10. Barnes & Noble

Top 10 most searched brands in printable coupons in January:

1. Fantastic Sams
2. Dave and Buster’s
3. Kentucky Fried Chicken
4. IHOP
5. Mellow Mushroom
6. Stanley Steemer
7. Moe's Southwest Grill
8. Sport Clips
9. Cost Cutters
10. Dick’s Sporting Goods

Top 10 most searched categories in printable coupons in January:

1. Food
2. Apparel
3. Restaurant
4. Clothing
5. Oil + Change
6. Car + Wash
7. Hair + Salon
8. Sit-down + Restaurant
9. Haircut
10. Dining

Top 10 states using online coupons in January:

1. New York
2. Massachusetts
3. New Jersey
4. Connecticut
5. Virginia
6. Maryland
7. Rhode Island
8. Illinois
9. New Hampshire
10. Missouri

Top 10 states using printable coupons in January:

1. New Jersey
2. Minnesota
3. New York
4. Illinois
5. Pennsylvania
6. Connecticut
7. Georgia
8. Delaware
9. Arizona
10. Florida

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About RetailMeNot.com

RetailMeNot.com is a top consumer destination for coupons, discounts and promotional codes for merchandise, travel and services with nearly 15 million visitors per month. RetailMeNot.com’s online community posts, uses, recommends and ranks more than 400,000 online discounts and promotions for more than 100,000 retailers, restaurants and brands, including Amazon, GameStop, Macy’s, Dell, Home Depotand Gap. RetailMeNot.com’s mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience. RetailMeNot.com, a division of Stateless Systems, is located in Melbourne, Australia.

www.RetailMeNot.com is a registered domain of Stateless Systems. All other domains, names and trademarks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners.

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Schwartz Communications
Lauren Summers, 415-512-0770
RetailMeNot@schwartz-pr.com

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Schwartz Communications
Lauren Summers, 415-512-0770
RetailMeNot@schwartz-pr.com