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Walmart deals this week: Jif, Xtra, school supplies

Posted August 18

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There are some good deals at Walmart this week including Jif peanut butter, salmon fillets, Xtra laundry detergent, school supplies and more.

Weekly Walmart deals from the ad:

These deals are valid 8/17 – 8/23/14.

Food

Kellogg’s cereal, select, 8.7 – 10.5 oz (ad show Corn Pops, Frosted Flakes, Apple Jacks, Froot Looops), $2.00 - $1.50/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewrds.com when you redeem 1000 reward points = .50

Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt, 5.3 oz., $1 - $1/3 coupon from 8/17 SS or lightandfit.com = .66 each (only .33 each at Harris Teeter through 8/19 with sale and doubled coupon)

Jif peanut butter, 28 oz, $3.30 (same as paying $2 for the 16 oz – a decent deal)

Marketside Organic Salad, 5 oz, $3.28

Rotisserie chicken, 29 oz., $4.98

Salmon fillets, frozen, wild, skin-on, 2 lb bag, $9.68


Non-Food

Xtra laundry detergent, Tropical Passion, 175 oz, $4.96 (same as paying $1.41 for the 50 oz – a good deal)


School supplies

College or wide ruled notebook, 70 sheets, .25

Poly folder, .50

Filler paper, college or wide ruled, 150 sheets, .75 – very good price

Economy standard binder, .94

Bic mechanical pencils, 24 pack, $3.47 - $1/2 coupon from 8/3 SS

Paper Mate Inkjoy retractable pens, 12 pack, $3.77 - $1/1 coupon from 8/17 SS

Select backpacks starting at $8.88

 

Savings Catcher Price Match Program

As I posted recently, there is a new Walmart Savings Catcher price match program that just rolled out to Walmart shoppers throughout the nation.  For all the Walmart shoppers out there, this has the potential to save you a bunch of money! 

This looks like a great new savings option for those of you who use Walmart for a lot of your shopping. If you shop at other stores like Kroger and Food Lion, who don't double coupons, you may find this price match program allows you to cut out multiple trips to various stores, while still getting the best area sale prices. Even if you already price match at the register (which you can still continue to do), this can save you money by catching any prices you didn't realize were lower at another store.

How It Works:

If a local competitor offers a lower advertised price on an item you purchased at Walmart, the Savings Catcher program allows you to get back the difference on a Walmart Rewards eGift Card. You basically get a rebate for the price match.

To get the price match rebate, you must submit your receipt to the Savings Catcher.  There are 3 ways to submit receipts:

1. Enter the receipt number at   Walmart.com/savingscatcher.   You will need to sign in using your Walmart account information or sign up for a walmart.com account. The receipt number (TC number) is located near the bottom of your Walmart store receipt.

2. Scan the code at the bottom of your store receipt with the scanner found in the Savings Catcher section of the Walmart app.

3. Register your phone number through the Walmart app or debit card reader located at in-store checkout. Every time you check out at a Walmart store, enter your phone number and Walmart will submit your receipt to Savings Catcher for you.

Once you submit your receipt, Savings Catcher compares the prices of the products you bought at Walmart to the sale prices found in the competitor ads for your area. The ads must be valid at the time you made your Walmart purchase.

If Savings Catcher finds an advertised lower price, you’ll get back the difference on a Walmart Rewards eGift Card! 

You will get your price match results within 72 hours of submitting your receipt.  They will send the results via email or through the Walmart app.

Additional Details:

* You can submit up to 7 receipts per week to Savings Catcher.

* You can save up to $599.99 per year with this program.

* You can use coupons at the register and still get the price match.

* The ads must be valid at the time you made your Walmart purchase and include a specific item price.

* Only applies to in-store purchases.

* Now supported in the Walmart app for both iPhone and Android. Just click on the Savings Catcher button from the home screen to submit receipts or see your results.

 

Items included in this program:

- Most groceries such as cereal, rice and most fruits and vegetables (but not weighed items like meat)

- Cleaning and paper products like paper towels, bleach and trash bags.

- Health and beauty items.

- Select general merchandise items. The number of general merchandise items compared will continue to expand over the coming months.

 

Exclusions:

There are a number of items that are not included in the Savings Catcher program including items that require a separate purchase to get the advertised price, BOGO sales where no price is listed, percent off prices (like 30% off an item), going out of business or closeout prices, online purchases,

Also excluded are store brands, deli, bakery and weighed items like meat, electronics, media and gaming, toys, sporting goods, housewares, small appliances, home décor, bedding, books and magazines, apparel and shoes, jewelry, furniture, office supplies and seasonal products, tobacco, firearms, gasoline, tires, prescription drugs, optical and photo products and services, or products that require a service agreement such as wireless, automotive or financial products.

For more information about this program, head to the FAQ section at Savingscatcher.walmart.com/faq.

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