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Get to know the new supermarket on the block: Publix

By Tara McAlister
Tara McAlister
Tara McAlister is's Deal Diva, giving you loads of easy tips to save money.
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With two Publix grocery stores recently opened in the Charlotte region and 11 more on the way, it's time for shoppers to get educated about this newest player to the supermarket scene.

Publix coupon policy: Publix accepts manufacturers coupons found in your Sunday newspaper or online at, and Publix also offers its own coupons on These digital coupons can be stacked with manufacturers coupons to save more.

Publix will accept store coupons from competitors such as Harris Teeter, Bi-Lo and Food Lion. It will not double coupons, unlike Bi-Lo and Harris Teeter.

Publix offers a Penny Item each week, available when shoppers buy another specific item.

For Buy One Get One deals, shoppers can buy just one item and receive half price. Shoppers can also use coupons for BOGO items. Register on the website and select your closest store to see available deals. Shoppers can also sign up for the free clubs, which offer customized savings and information. There is a club for almost everyone, including wine, pet, baby and preschool clubs.

Before shopping, load up on digital Publix coupons, and then take advantage of the website's Coupon Savings Helper. This is a database of recent coupons from Redplum, SmartSource and P&G. The website also provides access to

More: The Publix app is available for free on your iPhone or Android. Also, check out these websites to get even more info on the popular chain:, and

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