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Harris Teeter Super Doubles confirmed for Wednesday, August 13!

Posted August 7, 2014
Updated August 8, 2014

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Great news! Harris Teeter will be offering their awesome Super Doubles event starting Wednesday, August 13, according to multiple local stores! The promotion will run from 8/13 - 8/19.  Time to get those coupons clipped and ready to go!

I will have an initial deals list posted Friday after I check the store shelves for current sales that will be continuing during Super Doubles.  FYI - there will be 2 coupon inserts in the Sunday paper on 8/10 including 1 SmartSource and 1 RedPlum.

Thanks to those who posted on the blog and Smart Shopper Facebook page with confirmations!

And please remember that even though the stores confirmed the event, corporate can cancel it at any time, which happened in June. If anything changes, I will let you know.

Coupon policies and tips for shopping Harris Teeter Super Doubles:

* HT should be Super Doubling coupons worth up to $2 face value. This means that a $1.00 coupon will double to $2.00, a $1.50 coupon will double to $3.00 and a $2.00 coupon will double to $4.00!

* HT begins super doubling coupons at 7:00 AM on the first day of the sale. 24 hour stores do not super double coupons before 7:00 AM on the first day (at least that is how it has always worked in the past).  Your best bet is to get to the store before 7 am if you want to get the freebies and best deals. Some people get there at 6:15 am or earlier and then wait in line until the register allows coupons to begin Super Doubling at 7 am. 

* HT will super double/double up to 20 coupons per household per day. Spouse's cards registered with the same address are linked because the policy is 20 per household, per day. If you have twenty $1 coupons and twenty .75 coupons, only 20 total will double. They will not double 20 coupons that are under $1 and also super double another 20 coupons that are over $1. It's 20 total coupons that are $2 or less doubled per day.

* HT policy is to double up to 3 identical coupons (as long as you buy the product required for each coupon, of course). So, if you have five $1.00 coupons for a product, the policy is to only super double the first three. The other 2 will be accepted at face value.

* Printable coupons: HT will accept 3 printable coupons per like item, per store, per day, according to their policy. So if you buy 3 identical items and you have a printable coupon for each one, you can use all three.

* You can use a manufacturer's coupon AND a Harris Teeter ZVR digital e-coupon on the same item (see below for explanation of ZVR's)! Watch the scanner as it totals your order to see if the digital coupons came off and if not, have them fix it at the register. If you forget to check the register screen for any missed digital coupons before you pay, make sure you check your receipt to see if the digital coupons were deducted. If they were not deducted, go to the customer service desk and they should give you the money back for any digital coupons that did not come off correctly.

* ZVR's (short for Zavers, the name of the company that processes the digital coupons) are the digital e-coupons that you can add to your Harris Teeter Vic card through Go to, click on Login/Signup and register your Vic card. Then click on e-coupons and you can add them to your Vic card. When you get to the register, the cashier scans your Vic card and then the product and then at the end of the transaction, the ZVR discount should also be deducted. Make sure you double check that the discount did come off because they do not sometimes. At this time, you can still stack ZVR digital coupons with paper manufacturer coupons at Harris Teeter. Not sure that will continue once Kroger is the owner, but we shall see. Not everyone gets the same ZVR e-coupons so if you see one listed above that you do not have on your digital coupons, it could be that if was not offered to you.

* Be sure to get rainchecks for the items that are on sale and out of stock. Rainchecks at Harris Teeter do not expire so you can use them at the next Super Doubles if you have coupons to go with them (which often happens). If you get a rain check during Super Doubles and use the rain check the next week, your $1 - $2 coupons will not be Super Doubled. You will still get the sale price, but unless you use the rain check during a Super Doubles week, the coupons will be accepted per their usual coupon doubling policy (.99 or less).

* If your store is out of your favorite deals (and they will be out of some/many of them) ask the customer service folks when the next truck arrives so you know when they will be restocking.

* Enjoy the deals you are able to get and please remember that many of the best deals will sell out quickly. The stores will reorder those items, but often, the warehouse runs out so they cannot get the stock. Please be nice to the store employees as it is usually not their fault if items are out of stock.



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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 8, 2014

    Working on the list with the continuing sales now. Spent a couple hours in the store this morning. Bad news is that many of the P&G sales this week do not continue into next week during super doubles. Good news is that lots of other sales do! Will post the list soon. :-)

  • goobnav Aug 8, 2014

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    It is smart when the stores are less than 5 miles apart.

  • harringtonmrh Aug 8, 2014

    Awesome, Super Doubles start on my birthday! Best birthday present ever! :)

  • jcrownel Aug 8, 2014

    IMO,driving to multiple stores(burning gas) is not a smart shopper.

  • goobnav Aug 8, 2014

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    Ok, you can keep complaining, we'll keep saving, you do realize that the cost is actually higher for us couponers, getting the paper, cutting, sorting and, going to multiple locations due to under stock, no stock or plain not being sold products.

    But, remember, you overpaid for your home, vehicle and clothes by not taking the extra 5 mins out of your day to check a price. Remember that next time you get that $8 latte from Starbucks as opposed to making at home for about $1 and still being underwater in your debts while we are not.

    BTW, I'm a relocated Northerner and can translate your bourgeois sarcasm, nice try.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 8, 2014

    Update on the first list of deals: I worked on it for a few hours Thursday night and have a long list of prices to check in the store Friday morning for current sales continuing through Super Doubles. I'll have the first deals list posted on Friday after I check the shelf tags at the store. Looks like a good event with lots of great deals!

  • lmhgraves Aug 7, 2014

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    FYI:'s corporate page states, and I quote " users spend 13% more than the average shopper per shopping trip", " users spend 42% more dollars than the average shopper" and " users make 25% more shopping trips than the average".... So the person next in line is simply paying for what they put on the counter.

  • we4pilkingtons Aug 7, 2014

    Faye, no the evic sales was the one I was questioning! Thanks for all you do

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 7, 2014

    annabucciarelli - thanks for your post! We have chatted on the blog about the Best Buy price match program each year during the holidays but it's a good reminder this time of year with school computer sales. And for future reference, info like this, that does not fit into a specific store post (like this HT super doubles post), is usually good to post in the Share the Deals section post that is available each day. Good luck with your computer purchase! :-)

  • annabucciarelli Aug 7, 2014

    This isn't grocery related but as returning to school nears for most of us I thought it appropriate. I recently discovered that Best Buy offers a Low Price Guarantee with Price Match program. They will match their online price against their in store price and vise versa, they will match competitors as well as online competitors such as Amazon, HP, and others. This is the link to the details on their Price Match Program
    I am not a big shopper at Best Buy but with three kids returning to school and two in middle school a new computer is something we are going to need. So I will be gathering information and stopping in this week.