Source: 2K15 Valassis Coupon Intelligence Report “Activating Today’s Shoppers”

Discounts are on the rise

According to the NCH U.S. CPG Coupons Facts: Year-End 2017 (YOY percent change vs. year-end 2016)

Coupon Facts

Announcing our new Consumer Activation Score

Who is promotionally sensitive in your category?
And where are they all hiding? Find out – to sharpen your targeting and optimize your current Coupon Book (FSI) ad campaign and/or an integrated print and digital buy.

Index Overview
Meeting coupon users’ needs requires print & digital
Meeting coupon user’s needs require print & digital Source: Scarborough Research, April 2017 Release
Go Dads Go
Dads decide on way to store

what to buy in terms of:

  • Food items: say 22% dads vs 9% all adults
  • Personal care: say 17% dads vs 8% all adults
  • Household goods: say 16% dads vs 8% all adults


See additional dad data from Valassis’ Coupon Intelligence Study.

Coupon players, trends to watch

What’s behind the numbers? Color commentary provides insight to develop winning strategies.

digital-coupons-stats Scarborough Multi-Market 2015, Release 2

Digital Coupons
#1 vehicle for coupon distribution

Reliable as ever, the Free-standing Insert continues to be the go-to vehicle for U.S. advertisers who want to drive activation, and RedPlum delivers unrivaled efficiency. Our market list provides quality over quantity in terms of circulation and reach. No wonder, as creators of the FSI industry, Valassis holds it to a higher standard. Our coupon book is proven to move units.

  • Delivered via quality newspapers and direct mail
  • Reliable ROI and minimal cost per coupon redeemed
  • In-house printing allows control over production process
  • Category exclusive
Coupon Book

Media Mix

Notice how ad spend breaks out for this industry.

CPG-ad-spend Source: Kantar Media, 2015

Consumer Demographics

Valassis will help you identify consumer segments, however, here is a partial prepared foods consumer profile.


CPG-demographics Sources: Scarborough Research, Multi-Market 2015 Release 2

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