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on 11.3.2009 at 11:51am
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I am working on the Publix weekly deals and wanted to see what areas are still accepting non grocery store competitor coupons.  From what I am hearing this is becoming very rare.  So…

If your store still takes Target, Rite Aid, CVS etc. please leave a comment below.  To make it easier on me and anyone else that wants this information if you will, leave it like this:

Columbia, SC

Takes only Grocery Store coupons from stores in our area.

Food Lion, Kroger, Bi-Lo, Piggly Wiggly, Earth Fare

If you see your area covered then either reply to that comment if you have a different finding or consider your area covered.  (Tip: if we have a lot of comments use the search page function of your web browser to search for your city name)

Update:  They all take competitor coupons, this is just to help me see what competitors, so please a little more than “takes competitors” :)

    • http://www.couponsaremyhobby.com cindy s

      Orando, Florida
      Takes Grocery stores coupons in the area…including Target.

      • Aymie

        Also a few stores in Brevard County. Check with your store.

        • Brooke

          My Publix in Brevard County (Palm Bay) takes most all local competitors including

          Winn Dixie, Albertsons, Target, Kmart, CVS, and Walgreens.

          I believe this is different from the Melbourne stores which do not take CVS and Walgreens. My understanding is that the Palm Bay stores and Melbourne stores are in different disticts which is why the their coupon policies are different.

          • Dena

            I live in Tampa, FL and all of them take competitor coupons, Target, Albertsons, etc. There is one store on Hillsborough & Habana that takes all coupons including Family Dollar, Register Rewards & Extra Care Bucks.

            • Charlotte

              Titusville, FL
              Takes any “reasonable” competitor, which does include Target, CVS, Walgreens, and I even used a Food Lion and the nearest one is about 40 miles from the store.

            • Tiffani

              I would love to know which locations in Tampa accept Target coupons. I live in New Tampa and the 3 Publix stores I frequent in my area will not take them.

            • Tiffani

              Sorry…to answer: My New Tampa Publix stores do take Food Lion coupons (the only competitor I’ve tried other than Target and WalGreens).

            • Kerri

              Both Publix in Valrico, Lithia Pinecrest Rd. and on Bloomingdale Ave./Bell Shoals take Target Q’s, but I’ve had to get a manager twice to use them.. apparently not all cashiers are aware. 90% of the time I have no problem and have great service!

            • Lori

              Wesley Chapel/Tampa Bay Area, FL

              I took my own survey through the email in May and asked about Target Coupons, here’s what we found out:

              Will NOT Target (but will accept competerors in our area (U-save, Albertsons, Winn-Dixie)
              Wesley Chapel; all Stores in Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, & New Tampa area
              Lake Brandon on Causeway, Lakeland, FL

              Will NOT accept any
              Sun City Center, FL
              Valrico; Hwy 60

              WILL
              Brandon, FL; Bloomingdale & Providence, Fish Hawk
              Seffner/Mango
              Valrico; Kingsway & Windhorst

            • Sophia

              i go to the publixs in New Tampa also and they will not take Target coupons, they let me slide once but not since. The publixs in North Pinellas county usually take Target coupons & i have used a Food Lion coupon once successfully.

            • Sophia

              to Tiffani, yea i find that odd the New Tampa publixs don’t take Target coupons because the Super Target is literally right down the street from my Publixs and they still don’t see them as competitors – because usually the other publixs that do accept Target coupons at their store, ring the coupon up as a ‘competitor coupon’

            • Shannon

              The Lake Ella Publix in Tallahassee, FL takes CVS, Rite Aid, Food Lion, Harveys, Target, etc. The Forest Village Publix will only accept Food Lion or Harveys coupons as traditional competitors.

          • Denise

            Some Melbourne stores do not accept Target coupons.

          • brittany

            Great Info Guys Thanks A TON!!!!!

      • Len

        The Baldwin Park Publix in Orlando only takes Albertson’s, Whole Foods and Winn Dixie. The Avalon Park Publix in Orlando will take ANY coupon including Target, CVS, etc.

        • Dorothy

          actually, no publix is cutting down on the coupons they will take. avalon publix will NOT take all comp. coupons anymore. Publix WILL take a grocery store comp. coupon. sorry folks but using drugstore coupons on your groceries is not legit.

        • Kim

          PLEASE ask your store who their competitors are. I don’t want to lose the ability to use coupons at our East Orlando Publix stores and it is going to come to that if WE don’t use our coupons responsibly. If they tell you that Rite-Aid or whoever is not considered a competitor, then don’t try to use the coupon there!

      • jen

        Both Publixs in Fleming Island, Fl 32003, according to the district manager, take competitor coupons as long as the competitor is within five miles of the store

        • DeeDee

          I live in Port St Lucie, Fl (east coast)and my local Publix (3 different ones)has accepted Walgreens and Target Q’s in the last 2 weeks.

          • Kelly

            What Publix did you use the Target Q? I typically shop at the Tradition Publix, but they told me they don’t accept Targets Qs. Thanks!

        • Kacy

          St. Cloud, FL (near Orlando)

          Takes only Grocery Store coupons from stores in our area:
          Target, Winn-Dixie, Whole Foods
          *They just recently stopped accepting Food Lion coupons :(

          • Nancy

            Kacy, which Publix in St. Cloud do you shop? The one near Wal Mart, or the one on Narcoossee Rd? Just trying to figure out which one takes those coupons. I know the one near Wal Mart doesn’t take CVS/Walgreens. Thanks!

      • Rachel

        The Publix in Ooltewah, TN takes my Target and Rite Aid coupons, haven’t tried any of the other store coupons yet.

        • Terri

          East Brainerd Rd. Publix-Chattanooga, TN
          Takes Walgreens and Target coupons
          Walgreens is literally right next door to them.

          • Alicia

            East Brainerd also takes all Food Lion and Babies R Us diapers and laundry detergent Q’s.

            • jen

              East Brainard told me one week that they can take any coupon for products they carry. They are so great there! Said they used to take only competitors but now look at the product.

        • Tina

          Ooltewah, TN

          They take Food Lion, Bi-Lo, Target, Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid. They have said that as long as it is a true “competitor” they will honor the coupon.

      • Amy Baggott

        Lawrenceville, GA
        accepts coupons from Kroger and Walgreens

        • Kosmo in Snellville

          Snellville, GA

          Publix on 124 and Ronald Reagan takes Food Lion, Kroger, and Target coups.

          • Veda

            I was told they are no longer accepting Food Lion coupons, when were you last in there?

        • Shauna

          Do they take Walgreens RR’s or just the in add coupons?

        • Dawn

          Which one?

        • sheree

          Publix in Lawrenceville on Sugarloaf pkwy and Five Forks had signs up that they are only accepting coupons with those stores that are direct competitors which are Kroger and Ingles.

      • Karen S

        Goodlettsville, TN
        My store also accepts Walgreens and Target coupons.

      • http://www.lifeofval.com Valerie

        Gainesville, Fl

        The Westgate Plaza and Butler Plaza Publix stores take other grocery stores and Target but not CVS

        They do not allow a store, manufacturer and competitor, just manufacturer and either competitor or store Q

      • Tressa

        Most of the Publix in Charleston SC still accept the rite aid $5 off $25. I used on of those last week.

        • Chrissy

          Goodletsville Publix accepts the following: Kroger and Food Lion. You can not stack these coupons. a store or a comp with one manuf. They will follow exactly what the coupon says.

      • Karen D.

        The Publix in Winter Park, at St. Andrews and Aloma, takes all competitors as long as they are in the area (no Food Lion, Rite Aid, etc.) I have used Walgreens, Whole Foods, Albertsons, Winn Dixie, Target, CVS, and Save A-Lot. They don’t have any problem with printables either.

      • dawn

        was told by the publix in summerville that competitor coupons may be ending soon at publix. the lady at the register said they lost 10k last month. i would still use them until you hear otherwise but be on the lookout for something in their ads or on the door of your stores.

      • Darise

        Lakeland Florida still takes competitors coupons

    • Bevin

      Helena and Hueytown (outside of Birmingham), AL

      Takes Target, Food Lion and any other local grocery stores in the area (Piggly Wiggly, Winn Dixie, Food World, Save a Lot…..)

      Can’t wait to meet you next week at the class.

      • Cathy

        Will Hueytown really take a Food Lion? Wow, I did not know that!

        • Amy

          Yes Hueytown will take Foodline and Harvery’s coupons

      • Bobbie

        Where is the class being held next week? Maybe I can find out on list above. Thanks for any info you can give me.

      • Bobbie

        Oh I see now. Concord, AL Hopefully, I will be able to attend, pretty close.

        • jonna franklin

          I heard about the class. what time is it? Our Publix in Hueytown also take rite aid and Cvs coupons 5/25 etc. Hueytown is the greatest. I was in there yesterday and laughed because on of the cashiers were educated a customer on stacking coupons and competitor coupons. I love it when the cashiers enjoy seeing customers save money. Go Publix Hueytown!!

          • Amy

            Love Hueytown Publix they are the bomb.. they are excited about the class that my church is hosting! They are very helpful on doing the coupons and wants us there.. The class starts at 6 pm.

            • Angela

              I think our luck has run out at Hueytown. A manager told me they no longer take Target coupons and a friend of mine was told yesterday they no longer take Rite-Aid or CVS coupons. On the bright side, as of last week, McCalla started taking Target, so that will help. It was great while it lasted.

      • April

        Helena Publix will not take Target coupons but they will take Super Target coupons. In the last 2 weeks they decided to start taking the Super Target coupons.

        Winn Dixie- Helena..They have a new manager Glenn Leimbach and they accept all local competitors coupons even Target and Super Target. This is per the manager and if they give you a problem ask for him.

        • Bevin

          Hey! I talked to the manager at the Helena Publix yesterday and she said all target…I specifically asked if it had to be super target. She also told me they will take Food Lion now because Winn DIxie across the street does (did not know that).

      • Ln

        Trussville, AL (B’ham area)

        store takes local grocery competitors (winn dixie, piggly wiggly, etc.) and target. No drugstore coupons are accepted.

        Hoover, AL (B’ham area)

        I’m not sure what all competitors the new Hoover store takes, but I do know they take Target.

        • Lisa

          Chalkville, AL Publix will take Target, Winn Dixie, and Piggly Wiggly including the 10 off a $50 purchase!
          They did tell me that they would only take 1 Target coupon at a time…I went Friday and used about 5 with no problem, but on Monday they were down to only 1

    • http://www.littlejunebuggraphics.com Sally

      Hermitage, TN Publix
      Area grocery store coupons AND Target coupons, but not drug store coupons.
      Food Lion, Kroger, Target

      Mount Juliet, TN Publix (just down the road): Only accepts area grocery store coupons
      Food Lion and Kroger

      • Tammy

        Mt Juliet, Tn store ONLY takes local competitors – (they will not take Harveys since we do not have one here) – depending on the drug store coupon and the cashier, they may or may not take walgreens or other drug store coupons.

        • Crystal

          Smyrna TN

          Takes local competitor coupons including Target because there is one right down the road. No drug store coupons though.

          Kroger, Food Lion, Target

          • Alaina

            Goodlettsville, TN publix will take grocery and Target but no drug stores

            • Indi

              Publix in Lebanon, TN.

              Accepts Target coupons. Does not accept CVS, Rite Aid, or Harvey’s.

              Will accept 3 coupons per item- a manufacturer coupon, a store coupon, and a competitor’s coupon. Which makes us VERY happy!

            • http://crystalthecouponmomma.blogspot.com/ CRYSTAL

              Lebanon Tn Publix
              Will accept all coupons from traditional grocery stores. They also take Target coupons.

            • Jennifer L

              Goodlettsville, TN will not take Target coupons since there is no Super Target nearby.

      • http://southernsavers.com Ginny W

        Gallatin tn will accept FL, Kroger, etc, but not Target, Rite Aid, CVS! :( I still get great deals and service non the less! Love me some publix!

      • Laura

        Nashville, TN – west side of town (Bellevue/Pasquo area):

        Grocery store competitors only: Food Lion, Kroger, Harris Teeter, Whole Foods. I have occasionally had a Target coupon go through but I don’t think its the usual rule.

        • Ginny

          Never had a Target coupon denied at Hwy 100 Publix, but they have refused some Whole Foods internet coupons. It all depends on the cashier you get and the manager on duty.

          • cassidy

            I agree Ginny, that it depends on cashier and mgr. I shop Publix in Bellevue on Hwy 70. They take traditional grocery stores…Kroger, Food Lion (even though we don’t have one close)- those are the only ones I’ve tried. I was told a couple of times recently that they stopped taking Target because our Target is not a SuperTarget, but two days ago, a mgr was helping at my checkout lane and he said “of course we do, if it’ll keep you shopping here and save you time and money”. I used both a mailable and a printable. That’s what I like to hear, but it seems to depend on the cashier and mgr on duty. They still let you stack MC, CC, and SC.

      • Jamie

        hermitage, tn isn’t going to take Target coupons anymore. That’s what I was told 2 weeks ago.

        • Ashton

          I was also told I could no longer use Target, Rite Aid coupons at Hermitage Publix :(

          • http://www.littlejunebuggraphics.com Sally

            Really??? How sad!!
            I’ve LOVED that they would take Target coupons and with the choice to shop at the Mt Juliet Publix or the Hermitage Publix, I have shopped more at the Hermitage Publix simply because they have taken Target Coupons.

      • Julie

        Publix in North Mboro, TN (at Thompson and Memorial) says they take grocery competitors (including Target), but not drug stores except for prescription coupons. I think some of my friends have been able to use drug store coupons there, though, so I guess it depends on the cashier you get.

        • Colleen

          Publix at Maryland Farms and Moore’s Lane ( Brentwood and Franklin, TN) will take almost anything- Rite Aid, Target, Food Lion, Kroger, Whole Foods… I have never tried CVS or Wags though.
          The one closest to me at Nippers Corner (Nashville) though WON”T take Target or Rite Aid.
          I usually shop at Maryland Farms and they have never not taken a coupon!

          • http://ipreferpublix.blogspot.com Brandy

            I am a die-hard Maryland Farms shopper and yes, they take all competitor coupons. Pretty much all. Bellevue store takes all grocery, Food Lion, Kroger, Whole Foods, etc and Target.

          • Colleen

            Update: I went to the Moore’s Lane Publix today and my Rite Aid was denied! The cashier said they had stopped taking it two weeks ago. Bummer for me. I don’t shop at that one a whole lot, but went to see if I could find the Winter Savings coupon book (and I did!) Maryland Farms would have taken it but I can never find the coupon books there.

        • http://www.thriftylilmama.blogspot.com Abbie

          I think it varies from one cashier to the next. The Publix on Franklin Road takes SuperTarget, Kroger and Food Lion. The Publix on S. Rutherford takes the same, but I have a cashier take the $5/25 Rite Aids before. I always try it, just to see what will happen, but I don’t plan my shopping around them. BTW, there is a Rite Aid literally across the street from the Franklin Road Publix, but they still don’t consider them a competitor.

          • Cashier

            I work for Publix and I have no problem accepting coupons. The store manager can decide what coupons we take, and 90% will follow his rules. Once in a while the younger cashiers don’t pay attention and will take coupons that we do not accept. That makes it really hard on the rest of us, because if the customer comes through our line, we will usually get yelled at. Please just keep in mind that the cashiers do not make the rules, but we are suppost to follow whatever our manager says. I myself use coupons all the time, but never Rite Aid, or Walgreens. If you ever have a coupon problem please make sure to request a manager instead of getting frustrated with the cashier. I don’t know how many times I’ve gone home upset, because of rain check quantities or coupon problems. I love all of our customers and how much money they save. It even helps me know what’s the best deals so I can get the best buys for my budget(I have a family of 5 myself!) Honestly this is the only place I shop at because of the BOGO free’s. If it wasn’t for Publix I don’t know where I would shop at!

            *Traditional competitors coupons means: The store has a meat dept, deli, seafood, and bakery. That is why we take Kroger, Foodlion, and Target. CVS, Rite aid, and Walgreens do not have the traditional grocery store set up. Although some stores will take these coupons most will not.

            Everyone have a blessed day!

        • Laurie

          Murfreesboro, TN – south end of town near exit 84 will take grocery stores and Target, but not the drug stores.

        • Amy

          Brentwood – Maryland Farms took my walgreen yesterday for $5/$30 – I asked her first and she said yes – total bonus for me!!

    • Elizabeth S

      select locations in Kennesaw, Woodstock GA (I have tried 3 in Kennesaw, 2 0f them took my coupons) I’ve tried 2 in Woodstock, both took them.

      Take all competitor coupons, even Rite Aid 5/25, Food Lion, Harveys, etc.

      Norcross, GA

      I’ve tried 2. One will not allow overage, but takes all the coupons mentioned above. The other takes them all and does allow overage.

      • Laura

        Canton riverstone accepts target.

        • Alexis

          roswell, GA

          Publix at Crossville/King take Target.

        • meg

          Canton Sixes Rd takes Target

          • Lisa

            Milton and Alpharetta, Ga
            Bethany bend and Hwy 9/Old Milton stores take Target, CVS, Rite Aid.

            • Michelle

              Bethany Bend would not take my drugstore coupons as of about a month ago. They will accept Walgreens RR but only one per transaction. They take Target as we have Superstores/Markets in the area and of course Kroger.

              Freehome (Canton) & Post Rd (Cumming) have the same policy. They would not accept a Bi-Lo coupon a few weeks ago even though it was a manf. coupon.

            • Paula

              Freehome took my Bi-Lo coupon for the Quaker granola bars a couple of weeks ago – I was able to get 5 boxes of the bars for 40 cents each! They are very good about taking all my competitor coupons.

        • Ray

          Publix on Bethany Bend Alpharetta denied my wife in using manufacturer plus a competitor coupon (Target). They told her this was policy for about a week now (which doesn’t seem right since I was there less than a week ago and was allowed). We’ll have to start shopping at other ones…anyone know if the Publix near Old Milton/Haynes Br accepts both?

      • Jamie

        Kennesaw, GA (Baker and Jiles rd) takes ALL competitors coupons . Here is what I use there: CVS and Rite Aid $/$$, Target, Kroger, Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid. I hope they continue :)

        • Carolyn

          I live on the Cobb/Paulding county line in Dallas, GA. I either shop the Publix at Barrett & Dallas or the one at East Paulding and Dallas Acworth Hwy. They both have stopped taking CVS, Walgreens, and other drugstore coupons. They still take my other compet. ones, including Target though! =) (I WAS loving my $5 off 25!)

          • Michelle

            The Flynn Crossing Publix will take Target and Kroger. I haven’t tried any others.

            • Claire

              I live in Roswell GA where my local Publix takes Food Lion Q’s. They would not take a Kmart Rx transfer Q, haven’t tried any other drugstore or competitor’s Q’s. I work in Sandy Springs and there are 3 Publix on my way home, the big one at Roswell Road and Abernathy will not take Food Lion Q’s, but the other 2 will.

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    • Jerri

      Charleston, SC is still taking competitors. yeah.

      • qponing09

        Summerville, SC accepts:
        Target, Food Lion, Bi-Lo, Wags, CVS, and Rite-Aid. I hope it continues (fingers crossed). Thanks for all you do Jenny!

        • Christy

          Goose Creek also still takes them….I just used a Rite aid $5 off $20.

          • Christy

            Goose Creek, SC

            • Christy J

              James Island store in Charleston still take them!!! They are the best! No questions asked!

          • Kim

            The rules for competitors in Goose creek is:

            Dollar General, Rite aid, CVS, save-a-lot, Toys-r-us, walgreens, and anything else in the area are accepted. Harvey’s is usually accepted even though there is no harvey’s around, it depends on what cashier you have. The rule is they can only accept one 5$ coupon per person. If you break it up into small 25$ orders to use more 5$ coupons you may get rejected depending on which manager is in. However if you have a 5$ coupon, a 4$ coupon, and a 3$ coupon you can use all 3. They also can’t accept a competitor coupon for more than 5$.

        • Amanda

          Summerville, SC (Trolley Road)
          I have also used Whole Foods coupons and Dollar General coupons with no problems.

      • jennifer

        anyone know about mt pleasant park west store?

        • ashley

          Dont know about park west, but the publix on 17 in Queensboro shopping center takes all competitors! so do the publix in west ashley.

          • Jen M

            I think they do, the Publix on Daniel Island definitely does!

        • Victoria

          The Park West Publix has taken Target coupons for me.

        • Susan

          I’ve talked with the District Manager for the tri-county area…Charleston, Berkely, Dorchester, and he is encouraging ALL the stores to follow what Palmetto Pavillion at Ashley Phosphate and Dorchester Rds. is doing….. “If they are in the community and sell groceries, then they are considered a competitor.” They will take Target, Wags, CVS, Rite Aid, Sears Grand, Bi-lo, Food Lion, commissary, K Mart,Piggly Wiggly, Dollar General, … Mt. Pleasant, may not take the Sears Grand since it is across the bridge. However, Harris Teeter and Whole Foods would be accepted.

          • Publix Employee

            I have worked at Publix in the Charleston Area for the past few years…We are ALL still taking ALL competitors coupons. There are a few stores that are being stingy…but the fact of the matter is Publix does not wish to have a scene made…so if you argue your point for even a second…they WILL give in. So keep using every coupon you can! P.S. I made a KILLING with the $4 General Mills Coupons this past week (I used 18 in 1 trip)!!!

            • jennifer

              great info! i am fairly new to this, so I have been to shy to use comp q’s yet. now i know it is def OK! :)

      • Cheryl

        Publix on Daniel Island takes Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Bi-Lo, CVS, and Target coupons. Our local Target isn’t a Super Target.

      • Apryl

        Publix in Goose Creek, SC

        I have tried every competitor coupon out there, and they have accepted everything except Harvey’s (I didn’t realize we didn’t have one in the area). Even Babies R Us coupons. I love pubix’s coupon policy, I always save over 60%, usually closer to 80%.

        • Katie

          They have taken Harvey’s coupons from me…

    • tiffany

      Cumming, GA publix still takes competitors coupons

      • Allinole

        Cumming, GA

        Takes Grocery Store coupons from stores in our area.

        Kroger, Ingles. Also accepts Target, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens

      • Tanya

        Cumming/Ball Ground, GA

        Target, Kroger, NOT RITE AID, CVS, HARVEYS, FOOD LION (in my experiences)

      • Bonnie

        The Midway Publix on Hwy 9 no longer accepts Rite Aid coupons.

      • Susan in Cumming

        Cruse Marketplace Publix told me today that they would take competitor coupons, but that I could not stack them with Publix coupons, because they counted as a Publix coupon. I was trying to stack the $4 off 4 GM coupon with Cheerios MFG coupon and Target Cheerios coupon. I didn’t argue too hard because I was already saving sooo much it wasn’t worth $3 to make them mad…

    • tara delong

      My publix in Clearwater Fl is taking only grocery coupons they will not take Walgreens or CVS. I also had a problem with them taking the manufacurer coupon and the Publix coupons for the Zantac because of the overage they would not let me use both of them.

    • Jen

      Kennesaw, GA @ Jiles/Baker

      Takes all competitor coupons including RiteAid 5/25, Food Lion, Harveys, Target.

      • Teresa

        I LOVE this publix. I pass the wade green publix to get here just bc they will take all of my coupons, actually even when I’m not using coupons I still rather drive the extra 5 miles bc they’re all so nice, I’ve never had a problem. Sometimes they’ll even replace an item on sale and let you use the coupon for the item that they’re out of stock of.

      • Lindsay

        Great to know, I may have to try this location!

      • marie

        Good to know, think I might switch my store to this one. The Publix at Baker/Cowan takes all competitors (Food Lion, Target, Kroger). They have not taken 5/25 Drug Store coupons …

    • Bobbie

      Allison Bonnet Drive in Hueytown, AL took one from me this past Monday on the apples. Think sometimes the cashier has a lot to do with it.

      • jonna franklin

        I have never had any trouble with any competitor coupon at Hueytown, but McCalla is a grocery store competitor only.

        • Emily

          The McCalla store is different every time I go in. I think a lot of it depends on which manager is there. They have some really great cashiers there, but one or two who are completely coupon illiterate!

    • Stacey W

      Spartanburg, SC
      Takes grocery store coupons.
      Food Lion, Bi-lo, Ingles, Savalot for sure. Not sure what else.

    • mandy

      Summerville, SC Knightsville store takes most drug store competetors coupons (Rite Aid, CVS, Target, etc.) but will not take Babies R Us coupons.

      • Tara

        Really? I was there two weeks ago and Jeremy told me that they quit taking Rite Aid/Walgreens/CVS………. I’ll have to ask again!

    • Dee Dee

      Jacksonville, Florida

      Takes competitor’s coupons – Food Lion, Target and CVS have all been accepted.

      • http://coupon4life.blogspot.com Jessica

        Jacksonville, FL

        Also takes coupons from:

        Walgreens, Whole Foods, Winn-dixie and Save-A-Lot

      • Kim C

        Jacksonville, FL

        They don’t accept Harvey’s though.

        • http://southersavers trish

          Publix on San Jose takes everything….even Harveys!!!!!

        • Michelle

          In Jacksonville FL (near airport)

          Not all Publix takes comp coupons. The Publix by my home will only take Food Lion, Winn Dixie and Harris Teter. At one time, they were taking all stores.

      • Tamara

        Jacksonville, FL – Publix in Riverside even takes Rite Aid coupons, along with all of the other establishments listed.

        • Amanda

          Publix on Normandy Blvd will accept all competitor. However, apparently someone tried a Kroger coupon so the manager is asking cashiers to look at who the competitor is. They are also starting to question Family Dollar – but I am still getting use out of these. (sometimes they publish coupons in the mail out on Wed w/Winn Dixie Food Lion ads.) I was told by the manager that there is an outcry from managers to the corporate office for an all across the board type of coupon policy. So use those coupons while you can!!!

          Jacksonville – Oakleaf – I had the manager tell me they would not accept a publix store and a manufacturer on Zytec – there was no overage, he was just stating the language on that coupon states one deal per person per product and gave that as the basis of not accepting store and manufacturer coupons on the same items!! I will not shop that location again!!!

    • Rebecca

      Charleston, SC
      Publix on Folly Beach Rd.
      Takes Target coupons for sure.

    • http://www.alcheapchicks.blogspot.com Sally

      Huntsville, AL Winchester Road Store
      takes competitor coupons – Target, CVS

      • brandygrapper

        Also takes coupons from Kmart, Star Supermarket, Southern Family Market

        • Corrie

          Where do you find coupons for Star Market and Southern Family?

          • Stella

            Star Market coupons $5 off $50 are in the fund raiser coupon books the kids sell for school. Check with your local PTA. Southern Family Market coupons come in the mail periodically in a small booklet of coupons mailed to the general public.

    • Cheryl

      Spartanburg sc
      They do not take Target anymore nor any drug stores. Only grocery stores in Spartanburg.

      • Andrea

        I can confirm this. My brother works in a managerial position at the Publix in Spartanburg and they will accept grocery store competitor coupons only. This includes Bi-Lo and Food Lion.

        • http://southernsavers Amy

          Duncan, SC near SPARTANBURG takes competitor coupons within 5 miles. Not exactly sure yet what those are…help!

          • Beth

            Duncan’s Publix has always taken TARGET coupons too! :) Shopping really is a “pleasure” at that place.

            • Tracey

              The Duncan Publix just last week refused to take my target coupons. They will take food lion, bi-lo, etc.

            • http://southernsavers Amy

              Duncan, SC

              I also love the Duncan Publix but it now ONLY takes grocery competitors Ingles, Bi Lo and Food Lion. Not grocery stores like Whole Foods. And not CVS or Rite Aid.

    • Bridget

      In Madison (both locations) and Harvest, AL they take target and kroger coupons but not drugstore or FLIPs since there aren’t any around.

      • http://Www.bitsofwhitt.blogspot.com Lara

        Interesting… The Athens store still takes FLIPS and drugstores even though they aren’t around…

        • Nancy

          I shop at the madison and Athens, AL locations and they take
          FLIPS, rite aid, target and kroger coupons.

      • Stella

        Actually, there are 3 Publix in Madison, and the one on Hwy 20 takes Target, Rite-Aid, Southern Family, Star, Kroger, CVS, and any other store in the area. It has the nicest group of people of all the stores, but the store is small and doesn’t have all the same items for sale as the other two.

    • Michelle

      Summerville, SC
      Takes grocery coupons
      Competitors, Food-lion, Target, CVS, and Walgreens have all been accepted. I was told they had to bee within a certain distance from the store for them to be accepted.

    • Mandi

      Publix in Trussville, AL and the Chalkville location both take Target Q’s, Piggly Wiggly…that’s all I have tried.

      • Krista

        I work at the Publix in Trussville, off of Deerfoot as a cashier. We will take, Target, Piggly Wiggly, Winn-Dixie & Food World coupons. We stack manufactor with store to. I personally LOVE to see people saving money & try to share tips with them.

        • Becky

          Yay for you Krista b/c not all the cashiers feel like you do. I shop at your publix weekly…I will look for you. :)

        • http://southernsavers Joni

          I will also look for you Krista. Thank you for what you do. Your publix is so friendly.

    • Marie

      Tallahassee, FL

      Takes competitor’s coupons-Food Lion, Target, Harveys, etc….

      • http://www.gocouponcrazi.com Shannon N.

        Tallahassee, FL

        Will take “supermarket” competitors. The new sign on the store window even changed to say “supermarket competitors”. Since this new rule has started, they’ve accepted Harvey’s, Food Lion, Winn-Dixie, Save-A-Lot. They have not accepted CVS or Walgreens (including RRs). I have not tried others.

        • jan

          Hello- I called the Bradfordville store (Tallahassee) a month ago and they told me they did not take Target, Rite Aid or CVS

          • Paula

            As recently as Sunday Nov 1 I used Target coupons at the Vinyard Publix in Tallahassee and the Lafayette store does also. I have heard the Southside publix is no longer taking Target Qs, not sure about the Blairstone location.

            • Paula

              Meant to also say, both Vinyard and Lafayette no longer take Rite Aid or Food Lion since we don’t have those stores here. They do take Harveys.

      • Melanie

        I used Food Lion, Harvey’s, Winn-Dixie and Target coupons at Blairstone today, and used a CVS $5/25 coupon there last week. Have used a Family Dollar coupon there recently also.

        • Paula

          That is good to know. The Vinyard publix has been giving me some trouble when I have more than 15. They ask me how many I have and then they have to match up each one. Not a problem but it does take longer. I go at a slow time (2:00 on Thurs) so not a big deal. It has been frutsrating when they have to search through my stuff for each thing, so I have started putting it on the conveyor belt in the order of my coupons…

      • Leslie

        Hi. I shop at either of the 2 Publix on Thomasville Rd in Tallahassee, FL. I have been able to use Target, Harvey’s, Food Lion, Walgreens, Walgreens Register Rewards, Winn Dixie (like $10 off $50 purchase)and sometimes my CVS ECB’s.

      • Natalie

        Hey Tally Folks,

        New at this and wondering if publix will accept 2 manufacturer coupons on a B1G1 sale in our area? I read it varies and wanted to know your experiences.

        Also, why would publix accept Food Lion as we don’t have one in town anymore? Called Lake Ella and they said no to Save a Lot coupons.

        • Natalie

          Lake Ella DID take a man coupon off each B1G1, plus they took my cvs, harveys and target coupons!

    • Mendy

      Huntsville AL

      Depends on the individual store in the area–all take grocery store and Target coupons, some (in Madison) take $/$$ Rite Aid coupons but in surrounding towns (like Harvest) they don’t. (This is a very recent change as well).

      • Beth

        Does this include Southern Family Markets? (I know it should, as SFM is right down the street from Publix on Bailey Cove) Got a coupon in the mail the other day from SFM for $5 off $40, and some free items. Keeping my fingers crossed that they do!!!!

    • Carolyn

      Cumming, GA

      Excepts Competitor’s coupons- Food Lion, Target, and Drug Stores

      • Bonnie

        The manager of the Publix at exit 14 told me that they didn’t accept Food Lion coupons, but will take everything else.

        • Courtney

          Only exit 17 will accept Food lion since it is right up the road. No other Cumming/Alpharetta Publix store accept Food Lion Q’s unless you get a new cashier :-)

    • Rhonda

      Hixson, TN

      Still taking all competitor coupons.

      • Susan

        Rhonda, does Hixson take Drug Store Coupons too?

        • Donna

          They took my Walgreen coupon just last night

          • Rhonda

            They have been taking mine from Walgreens

    • liz

      Gainesville,Fl

      Takes store coupons from Grocery and Drug Stores in our Area.

      Food Lion, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Albertsons, Hitchcock, Mother Earth, Kmart.

      YMMV

      • Lisa

        I shop at the hunters crossing publix and they won’t take walgreens or cvs. which one do you shop at?

        • Shelly

          The Butler Plaza West Publix on Archer Road accepts CVS coupons, not sure about Walgreens? Hope this helps!

        • Mayra

          Hunter crossing accept all those coupon, without problems.

          • carol

            Hunter’s Crossing, the Exchange, and Springhill Commons accept walgreen’s, cvs, target, food lion. For me, they’ve never accepted Harvey’s, but it’s been a while since I asked. And of course WD, Albertson’s, Hitchcock’s, Mother Earth, Ward’s, other “real” grocery stores. I’ve heard that one of the Butler Plaza ones and also tower square accept walgreen’s target and cvs in addition to regular grocery stores, too, but haven’t tried myself, as I never shop there. The others in town only accept “regular” grocery coupons.

        • Megan

          I also shop at Hunter’s Crossing. A week ago they took both CVS and Walgreens from me. They won’t take anything that requires a membership card, so you can’t use your ECBs, but I’ve used RRs and the CVS flu shot ($5/$25) coupons.

          • Krystal

            For RR they just take the money off at Publix?

            I have had a little trouble at Butler Plaza West (the newer Archer Road Publix) with Food Lion coupons. The bagboy convinced the cashier to not take my $1 off FL sodas awhile back because it wasn’t the same exact product as Publix stocks. I emailed Publix asking them about this, and the manager of Butler Plaza West called me back, saying that they don’t always take house brand competitor coupons because Publix’s products are of a higher quality. I could see that maybe when comparing cheeses or something, but soda? Come on.

            At least the other Publix is literally two blocks away.

    • Sharon

      Summerville, SC Knightsville store

      Takes competitor coupons, including Target

    • Kat

      Publix at Lake Dow in McDonough accepts competitor coupons

      • Stephanie Jones

        McDonough,GA @ Lake Dow

        They accept Rite Aid, Target, CVS, Kroger, Walgreens
        No Bj’s or Babies R Us

        McDonough, GA @ 20/81 Accepts Rite Aid, Target, CVS, Walgreens

        Stockbridge, GA / Eagles Landing Rite Aid, Walgreens,
        No Bj’s or Target- not sure about CVS

        • Jodi

          I was told that they will not take ECB because you need a card in which to get the savings at CVS. But, they take RR’s from Walgreens!

          I love this Publix, they are very nice there and I have had very few issues with coupons.

          • Jodi

            Forgot to say that they will accept the 5/25 coupons from all competitors….I had a stack of them last week that were going to expire, so I handed them to the cashier to share with others coming through the line. She was excited and took one for herself :D

        • Stacey

          Publix at Lake Dow is awesome!!!

        • Estera

          Publix on 20 in McDonough across from CVS going towards hampton, takes Target coupons and also they let you do more than one transaction (if you have the coupon) for the 1 cent item…They are so nice….

    • Susan

      Chattanooga, TN E. Brainerd Rd, takes Target and local grocery stores, no Drug Store and no $’s off $’s.

      • Kristy

        What do you mean by $ off $?

        • ashley

          It means $5 off/$25 for example.. atleast thats what I think..

    • http://www.ansmcdonaldblog.blogspot.com Stacey

      Birmingham, AL

      Store on HWY 31 does NOT take Target or drug stores. only grocery stores in the area :-(

      • Beth

        The Publix on Doug Baker Rd. (Birmingham) does take Target and Walgreens as well as Piggly Wiggly and Brunos- The one On Valleydale only takes Brunos, Winn Dixie, Rite Aid and Walgreens, but they are more strict ragarding their IP rules.

        • Brandie

          Do they take Walgreens register rewards or just the coupons?

      • Melissa

        Hwy 31 in Hoover, AL does take Target/Supertarget coupons. I believe they also accept Bruno’s, Piggly Wiggly and Winn Dixie. I don’t think they accept drugstore coupons. They actually have a little card at each register stating which stores they will accept coupons from. They also state that they will not accept IPs for free items.

      • Andi

        The Publix on John Hawkins (150) takes coupons from grocery stores in the area (Winn Dixie and Bruno’s) and Target. I haven’t tried Walgreen’s or CVS stuff there as they were pretty specific that they would only accept Target after the new one opened and turned down Food Lion since we didn’t have one in the area. But I will tell you that the staff here is extremely nice, always have been, and they offer so many wonderful deals that I haven’t ever wanted to take advantage and chance ruining it.

    • http://smorgasbordofsavings.blogspot.com Bear

      Most of the Birmingham, AL stores take competitor coupons from Target, Rite Aid, Piggly Wiggly, Winn Dixie, Bruno’s, and KMart. Publix @ Lee Branch takes ALL of these…I called and asked a manager.

    • Jayna

      Spring Hill, TN

      Takes coupon from grocery stores in our area:

      Kroger, Food Lion and Target (because there’s a superTarget down the road). They told me they only take them because it’s a superTarget…but wouldn’t if it was just a regular Target.

      Will not take drug store coupons because they aren’t grocery stores, and thus, not competitors.

      • http://www.FaithfulandFrugal.blogspot.com Angel

        That’s correct! Our publix manager (Spring Hill, Tn) accepts Target because we have the Super Target ;-) He accepts Kroger and Food Lion as well…BUT they are all limited to what is stated on the coupon itself…for instance you can only use one Food Lion per like item per transaction…because that is how you could use it at Food Lion (one print per customer, etc.)
        Some stores in Franklin and Brentwood are accepting CVS & Wags as competitors…BUT the Spring Hill store does not.

        • Amy

          Publix in Brentwood,TN (cool springs)accepted the target coupon I used for OJ – but did not double the $.40 coupon.

        • Kelly

          The Publix in Franklin on Riverside Dr. does not take drug store or Target – only Foodlion, Hills, Krogers and other local grocery stores.

    • http://carolinaribbons.blogspot.com Michele

      Beaufort SC

      Takes CVS and Walgreens. Not sure about any others. Does not double manufacturer coupons.

      • Amyy

        Beaufort, SC also takes Food Lion and Target!!

      • kate

        Beaufort SC

        We have had no problems with rite aid, cvs, walgreens, food lion, harveys and target.

        To help you out, I called a couple of weeks ago before bombarding them with my collection, and they said they took all competitor coupons. I then asked…target, rite aid and se said “yes, all competitors”. So far I have had no problems and neither has my husband.

    • Patty

      Greenville, SC

      Takes only competitors in immediate area…those specified are:

      BLOOM, BILO, WHOLE FOODS (and for Fresh Market at the South Greenville location on Pleasantburg which has a Fresh Market less than a mile away nearby)

      • Lynette

        Greenville, SC

        In my area of Greenville they say they will take
        Bilo, SavALot, and Ingles
        I haven’t found Ingles/SavALot qs to verify this.

        • Amanda

          Greenville, sc

          McBee Ave in Downtown Greenville is the most coupon friendly Publix I have found, next would be the one on Wade Hampton in Taylors. The one on S. Plesantburg isn’t too bad, but have become somewhat more stringent. The worst is the on Hwy 123 in Easley.

          In my experience, Publix in Greenville will accept Bi-Lo, Bloom, Ingles, Whole Foods. NOT Food Lion, Target, or any drug store coupons

      • RMD

        Mauldin (suburb of Greenville):

        Accepts: Bi-Lo Ingles & Bloom

    • jenny

      Publix on Rucker Lane in Mboro, Tn takes grocery and Target, not sure about the drug stores..

      • Brina

        They will not take drug store coupons (CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid). But they do take Food Lion, Target and Kroger.

    • Heather

      Canton, GA (Canton- New location near Great Sky)

      Takes Competitor coupons that are in the area, including Target but excluding drug stores. Ingles, Kroger, Target. No drug store Qs.

    • Macy

      Savannah, GA

      Takes Target, Wags, Rite Aid, Cvs, Piggly Wiggly, Food Lion.

      • http://southernsavers.com Amos

        The two locations on Abercorn also take Harvey’s and Kroger coupons.

        • http://southernsavers.com Amos

          Just remembered I’ve also used Save-a-Lot coupons at these Publix locations.

    • Ashlie

      Gainesville, GA

      The store on Thompson Bridge only takes grocers competitors coupons including: Foodlion, Ingles, Kroger and J&J Foods

      The store on Dawsonville Highway will take any competitor coupons: including Target! :)

      • Samantha

        The one on Dawsonville Hwy will no longer accept non-grocery competitors (was informed this Saturday). They said they changed their policy this past week. They will continue to accept local grocery competitors (Ingles, Kroger, Food Lion, J&J, etc.).

    • Heather

      Easley, SC

      Only grocery stores (Bilo, Ingles)

      • Aimee

        But we are getting a Target in Powdersville so hopefully they will begin to take those when the time comes!!!

    • Laura

      Duluth, GA (at Medlock Bridge and State Bridge Rds.)

      Takes Target coupons (there’s one right across the street!) but no other non-grocery coupons.

      • Laura

        Correction: how could I forget? This Duluth store also takes Whole Foods store coupons, as there is one next door. :)

    • TRACY

      COLUMBIA NORTHEAST (HARDSCRABBLE RD)

      FROM MY EXPERIENCE

      ONLY ACCEPTS BILO AND FOOD LION

      • Marylee

        Columbia, SC Harbison Publix will not accept Target as a competitor coupon

      • Shannon

        Publix on Rosewood,Downtown and Hardscrabble will only take Bi-Lo and Food Lion from my experience also.

        The Publix on Rosewood has more recently took Target.. but it is a hit and miss.

      • Jan

        Columbia: Publix on Forest Drive does not accept Target or drugstore Qs.

      • Kristen

        Publix in Columbia/Irmo at Lake Murray Landing will not take Target, drug stores or Harvey’s. They will take Food Lion and Kroger. I haven’t tried any others.

    • Jessica

      Publix at Westridge in McDonough, GA

      takes Target coupons but no other non grocery coupons

      Publix in Locust Grove, GA

      does not take any non grocery competitor coupons, including Target

    • Carrie

      Mauldin (Greenville area), SC

      Won’t take any drugstore coupons, or Target or Food Lion. They will take only direct competitors – which is pretty much just Bilo and Ingles.

      • Brad Kessler

        yea, I wish they at least took target. I know we miss a bunch each week because they do not.

        Brad

    • pamela

      Mount Pleasant,SC will take ANY competitor coupon.I also want to note that I have been using 2 or more Rite-Aid (different values.i.e…5/25 & 4/20,etc…) and maybe even a bi-lo,etc…$ off’s in ONE transaction!

      The only one coupon we had problems with was the Earth Fare Free Organic Apple coupon….would not accept it(?).

      I do love my Publix…..wondering how much longer this will last!

      • jennifer

        is this park west?

        • pamela

          Queensborough shopping center.Where Chick-fil-a is.

    • Dana

      Duncan, SC is not taking Target or grocery stores.. Not sure about the other grocery stores though.. I can always go embarrass myself again tomorrow to find out though!

      • Kelly

        Last week the Duncan store said they take Food Lion, Bilo, Ingles, CVS and Rite Aid. No Target, Walgreens or Harvey’s, but they change on a weekly basis. The Manager said that they take any store within 5 miles and if you have any problems with that ask for her. Which doesn’t make sense since Walgreens is across the street.

        • http://couponcompulsion.blogspot.com Kim

          Whats her (manager) name?? I’d like to reference it when I try next – last I was told they said no to drugstores but not Target. So I started going to Spartanburgs, but they got strict (& consistent) with saying only grocery stores

          • Dana

            Last week, they embarrassed the crud out of me. The boy checking me out just threw the coupons back at me. Then argued with me over the 4.00 coupon and stacking with the General Mills coupons There is another gal there that won’t scan all your coupons either, so make sure you count them before you hand them to her. The manager(the short black haired lady) came over and told me no competitor’s coupons and then wanted to know if there were items I couldn’t pay for b/c of the coupons. Suggested maybe I should just put them back. I just bought the stuff and chalked up the 10.00 loss as an experience to never go back to that boy’s line.. May start going to the Woodruff Rd store too just b/c that was such a bad experience last week..

            • Kelly

              Do you remember the boys name?

          • Judy

            The store manager’s name at the store in Duncan is Shelli Cook.

            • http://couponcompulsion.blogspot.com Kim

              I called Duncan’s Publix today – talked to Shelly. She confirmed they only take food store competitor coupons within 5 miles – and no Target. Spartanburg’s east side is just as far/close to me. They have the same policy. And are MUCH nicer than the cashier’s people are complaining about in Duncan. NEVER had a problem at Spartanburg’s Publix. I think I’ll stick with them

    • Tiffany

      Lake City, Fl takes CVS, Walgreens, Winn-Dixie, Foodlion, Save-o-lot.

      Does not take Target, Harvey’s, Whole Foods.

    • Kelley

      Panama City, FL (Lynn Haven Publix location) still takes Target coupons.
      I haven’t used Food Lion, Walgreen’s, CVS, or any others, but I HAVE been told by the front desk that they WILL accept them.

      • http://auburnchick.wordpress.com Nathalie

        I shop at both stores in Panama City/Lynn Haven and have used Food Lion, Harveys, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and Target coupons. I’ve never been questioned about them. In addition, I used Extra Care Bucks and $5/$30 CVS coupons. The cashiers never blinked an eye.

        • ginger

          The Panama City 23rd Street store just let me know last week that they are now only taking competitors who are in Panama City. They no longer will take Rite Aid, Harvey’s or Food Lion. They will still take CVS, Walgreens, & Target.

        • ginger

          just last week I was told by customer service at the 23rd Street store in Panama City, that now they will only take local competitors including CVS, Walgreens and Target. They will no longer take Rite Aid, Food Lion or Harveys’

          • Phyliss

            Panama City, Fl and Lynn haven, Fl and the beach stores all take any competitor coupons that we have presented. My daughter just used 7 of the $5 off of each $25 purchase on one transaction. A friend had a problem with a cashier last week that wouldn’t let her stack some of her coupons. She called the manager when she got home and he told her to bring in her receipt and he would give her cash back for the coupons.

            • Phyliss

              Panama City

              The $5 off $25 were Rite Aid Coupons.

            • Noel

              Wow, I hadn’t even thought to try Rite Aid or stores not by us, wish I had! I know they take WinnDixie, Target, CVS. Have you guys tried using RR or ECBs? I would love to hear if those work as well. I love seeing other couponers in the area :)

            • Noel

              Oh, and while I found some people in my area, how do you guys go about getting the coupon books? I can never seem to get them and when I go to Customer Service they often have never heard of them.

    • Lynne

      Ft. Myers and Cape Coral, FL
      Select Publix will take Target coupons

    • Shannon

      Publix in Decatur, AL takes competitor coupons…CVS, Walgreens, Target, Foodlion, etc.

      • Lauren

        When do you usually shop, Shannon? I go on Monday night because I drive a ways to get there and that is their truck day. I find that the cashiers are not knowledgable about couponing and are scared. I have been told (months ago) by the manager (on duty) that they will not take Target, FLIPs, or any other drug store coupons, except for traditional grocery store competitor coupons. I was wondering about this because it seems recently they have changed their policy because when CVS was giving out a lot of $5/$25 coupons the cashier mentioned that they had been seeing a lot of $5 off coupons coming through the line. I haven’t checked recently so if this is correct, yeah!!! I guess it’s a day by day thing…if you don’t at first succeed, try, try again!

      • Blyss

        Does the decatur,al publix accept the register rewards and ecbs from cvs and walgreens. A lady that was at cvs on black friday told me they did but I am a little skeptical but she said they accept ANY competitor coupons including those. So that would be OUTSTANDING if they did.

    • http://www.newspring.cc Brad Kessler

      Anderson, SC

      Will only take store coupons or Bi-lo, and Ingles, but not Food Lion. Will NOT take Target or any drug store coupons.

      • Erin

        Is this the Publix on 81 or Clemson Blvd.? I’ve used Food Lion coupons multiple times at the one on Clemson Blvd. without a problem. Wonder if they’re changing it to not accepting them now.

      • http://southernsavers Ann

        I’ve never tried competitor coupons at Anderson, but I called and aske the Publix on Hwy 81 a few weeks ago and was told they take Bilo, Ingles, Bloom, and Food Lion. I even questioned Food Lion when she mentioned it and she confirmed again that yes they take Food Lion. I’m planning on trying and asking for customer service if the cashier says no.

        • Kara

          I used several Food Lion coupons at the Publix on Clemson Blvd. yesterday with no problems.

    • Dawn

      Eustis FL (hwy 441 & David Walker)

      Takes Winn Dixie, Albertsons, Food Lion, Target

    • Dawn

      Mount Dora FL (hwy 441 & Donnelly)

      Takes Winn Dixie, Albertsons, Food Lion

    • Tania

      Prattville, AL

      Takes coupons from Target, Rite Aid, CVS, Winn Dixie, & Walgreens. They only take coupons for specific items from the drug stores, not the $5 of $25 (or the like) coupons. I find this store to be VERY friendly & I LOVE LOVE LOVE shopping there! I usually try to go to the same cashier (since she knows me) and we always talk about how much money I saved!!!!

      • Danielle

        Good to know!! Thanks!!

        Montgomery, AL (Zelda Road Publix)

        Will NOT take Target – only other grocery stores as competitors. I tried last week and the cashier and bagger both told me that corporate came down and had a meeting with the manager. The manager has been instructed to write them up if they accept anything other than manufacturer or grocery store coupons.

        • Danielle

          I have used Food Lion as competitor. I asked about military (commissary) coupons and he said I would have to ask the manager when I came in with some. They weren’t allowed to take them w/o manager approval.

        • Renee

          Dalraida Publix in Montgomery, AL takes:

          Target coupons, Walgreens, Rite Aid, CVS, Winn Dixie, Dollar General (they had a $5/$20 a couple of months ago). They allow drugstore $5/$25 coupons. They accept any competitor store coupon as long as the competitor carries grocery related items and the coupon as a barcode. This is straight from the mouth of the manager, Ron Corbin. This is an excellent store. The staff are very friendly!

          • Dianne

            Dalraida Commons store is great! I have commended them for outstanding customer service through the Publix website. I recently confirmed that they will accept Honeybaked Ham Qs, which will come in handy during the holidays.

      • April

        I also shop at the Prattville Publix and LOVE IT! The people there are so friendly! Side note: If you are looking for a Advantage Buy flyer, but there are none out front, ask the customer service desk for one. I was looking for one a few weeks ago and asked the girl at customer service. She said they had to restrict the amount that they put out in the open because people would come in and take them by the stacks! So, thanks to some very greedy people, they had to make it difficult on the rest of us honest shoppers. She said that if you get it from the counter, they do not mind giving 2 or 3 copies to one person. But the amount that some people were picking up was unreal. (According to the employee) Same goes for all coupon books. So, for any Prattville, Alabama shoppers reading this, if you see a coupon book or the Advantage Buy flyers, please only take 2 to 4 tops. Please leave some for the rest of the shoppers. It is only fair to those people who can not be there as soon as the store opens to get all of the coupon books and flyers. Thanks!

        • Amie

          i also shop at the prattville, al

          to add to the list of coupons they accept they take KMart coupons

      • Damien Barber

        Taylor Crossing Publix (Montgomery, AL) takes Target coupons and that is all.

    • http://thenourishedlife.blogspot.com/ Elizabeth

      Huntsville, AL (Owens Cross Roads)

      Accepts local grocery store coupons, including Target.

    • Betsy

      Sebring & Lake Placid, FL

      Accepts Winn-Dixie, Food Lion and Target.

      • Emmy

        second that about publix in Lake Placid

    • Judy

      Duncan, SC would not take my Target coupon but took Rite Aid $4.00 off $20 coupon.

      • Tonya

        I talked to the manager at the Duncan store and this is what she told me..
        * any competitor w/in 5 miles – grocery store or drug store, this includes CVS, Walgrees, Rite Aid, Food Lion and Bi-Lo
        * will not take Bloom, Target, Babys R Us
        * they do NOT allow overage, the cashiers should adjust the coupon to make the item free
        * they don’t take competitor coupons or internet printed coupons for more then $5.00

        She said be sure to check w/ your individual store, as different district managers and store managers have different policies.

    • Meredith

      Prattville, AL

      Accepts all coupons except Rite Aid

      • Jerica

        The manager told me they only accept local grocery store coupons, not Food Lion or other grocery stores not in the area. They told me they accept Rite Aid coupons, but they won’t use the $5 off $25 purchase coupons like they use to. They accept Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and CVS.

        • Wendy

          Jerica…That is exactly what I was told too.

      • Wendy

        Prattville, Al does not accept Food Lion or Harveys though. They use too but not any more.

    • Pamela

      Lawrenceville, GA (Sugarloaf Pkwy at Five Forks)

      Only grocery store competitors – Ingles and Kroger.

      • Samantha

        Do they accept Target b/c I was told by a cashier in there they would not take any competitors coupons.

        The publix off five forks will not take any competitor coupons but the publix in Centerville off Hwy 124 takes all coupons, CVS, Riteaid, Target Food Lion, Harvey’s, etc….

    • Alison

      Alpharetta, GA (Bethany Village location)

      Accepts local grocery store coupons (haven’t tried Food Lion since there is not one near here).

      They are also still accepting Target, CVS and Rite-Aid coupons.

      • Michele

        You may want to double check that, they told me no target coupons!

      • Michele

        Alpharetta GA

        Midway area Publix excepts Target & Kroger…will not take Drug Store Coupons

      • Jamie

        Alpharetta
        Bethany Village will take Target, CVS, Kroger, Rite Aid, Walgreens.. the only ones they told me no on was Babies R Us and Food Lion. I also have used the above at the Publix on Hwy 9 and Old Milton

      • Tina

        Alpharetta, GA

        Publix @ Haynes Bridge and Old Alabama

        Takes local grocery store coupons only. (Target, Kroger)

        They do not take CVS, Rite Aid, or Walgreens.

    • Jessica

      Dallas, Ga still takes target and Food lion

      • Sarah

        Which one in Dallas, GA? The one at New Hope off Dallas-Acworth had a few signs up months ago; first that they weren’t accepting drug store coupons, and second that they weren’t accepting Target.

        • Rebecca

          I just used Target and Food Lion Qs at the one on Cedarcrest last week. Harvey’s were a no-go, though. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised, I’ve never heard of it. LOL!

        • http://southernsavers.com shawn

          Yes, the one in New Hope takes Target, Kroger,and Food Lion. Also, the one on Cedarcrest Road takes the same and the one on Cobb Parkway (Hwy 41) in Kennesaw takes the same.

          • http://frugalfamilymanager.blogspot.com Frugal Family Manager (blog in Russian)

            Today in Publix on Cobb Parkway (Hwy 41) in Kennesaw my cashier did not wanted to accepted Food Lion and Rite Aid coupons. Then cashier checked with the customer service. He came back and took my Rite Aid coupon but said they would not accept Food Lion.

    • http://www.frugalapolis.com frugalapolis

      Tampa & Temple Terrace, FL
      takes grocery stores that are within 5 miles, so only Save Alot and Winn Dixie. Also takes Target coupons. Also will accept recently expired Publix store coupons

      • Willowbeth

        Where in Temple Terrace will they take Target? I shop at both the 56th & Fowler store and the Busch & 56th. I have been told by the managers at both stores that they do not accept Target.

    • Shelly

      Lexington, SC

      Only takes coupons from grocery stores in the area. No drug store coupons accepted. Had a problem using a P & G Save a Lot coupon once. They finally accepted it but the cashier checked with the manager first and I got the impression that they weren’t happy about accepting it. It does say Redeem at Save a lot on the Q.

      • Stacey

        I was wondering about Sav-A-Lot. I got the most recent Sav-A-Lot q booklet too and was wondering if the Lexington or Ballentine Publix would honor them. The Ballentine store seems to be more lenient so i may save those q’s for that store.

      • Jenny

        There is a Sav-A-Lot in Columbia, however all of those coupons are manufacturer coupons and will scan at the register so you shouldn’t have to convince them anyway

      • Katie

        Lexington will not take Target either. In the State last week, there was a sticker on our paper for $5 of groceries at the Pig and Publix took it–very pleasantly surprised! :)

    • Mandy

      Thomasville, Ga

      will accept Target, Harveys, Food Lion, CVS

      will not accept Walgreens, BiLo, Save-a-lot

      • Karen

        Thomasville, GA

        They accept rite aid, I have also used walgreens in Thomasvile

      • Andrea

        I have used Walgreens register rewards there as recently as a couple of weeks ago. Also a relatively recent development is that they will only accept one coupon off a total order per customer per day (e.g. 5/25 Rite Aid) – they had been accepting multiples, like 4 coupons on a $100 order, but no more.

        • Paula

          RRs are manufacturer’s coupons. Publix should take them and so should anyone else but CVS in Tallahassee at Bradfordville would not. I said “just scan it and see” but she would not.

      • Misty

        I just double checked with Jared, a manager and he said that they accept from:

        Walgreens
        Rite Aid
        CVS
        Winn Dixie
        Target
        Harvey’s
        Food Lion

        Only one dollar off of total can be used per person per day…

      • valerie

        with CVS and Walgreens coupons you have to watch the wording…any CVS coupons that require CVS card they will not take. Walgreens has many coupons in their ads that offer an item at a sale price, publix will only accept ones that give a specific amount off of an item. for example “dawn detergent .99” won’t be accepted, but “0.25 off dawn” is ok.

    • Angie

      Goose Creek Publix takes everything. As long as it’s not expired, I’ve never had them refuse a legit coupon. Target, Rite Aid, Save a lot, Food Lion, even Harveys and Bloom. Amazingly generous policy there. Thanks Mike! (The manager).

      • Sarah S.

        I tried a Harvey’s coupon and was turned down because they are not in the area.

    • Wendy

      Newnan, GA (all 3 Publix stores)

      Takes only grocery stores coupons from Kroger and Food Lion.

      Does NOT take any coupons from Target, pharmacy, or other grocery stores.

      • SK

        Peachtree City, GA (2 stores)

        Only grocery store Q’s, no CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid or Target accepted.

        • Lisa

          Peachtree City, GA (hwy 74S)

          does except Target and cvs, walgreens, and rite aid along with other grocery store coupons. I called all of them in Fayette and Coweta area!

    • Katherine

      The Seven Hills Publix in Dallas GA:

      accepts all grocery stores and Target…does NOT accept drug store coupons

      New Hope Publix:

      rarely grocery shop there but there was a sign that said ONLY traditional grocery stores accepted…a coworker has even had problems with Food Lion because the Dallas FL is more than 5 miles away….thats why I usually just shop at the Seven Hills Publix

    • Alissabeth

      Montgomery AL takes Winn Dixie for sure. I don’t think Target, because it isn’t a Super Target with food. I haven’t ever tried Rite Aid or CVS, but they do take RR from Walgreens since they are MQs.

      • Nichole

        which publix in montgomery??? I asked mine (taylor junction) about RR from Walgreens and they looked at me funny!

        • Joy

          Perhaps if you point out to them that they are indeed a Manuf. coupon? That’s what I did and the store manager was fine with it.

        • Susanne

          The Publix at Taylor Junction is terrible with coupons. The one at Dalraida is much better.

    • http://blog.makingcentsoutoflife.com Kristin

      Huntsville, AL and Alabaster, AL both accept Target as competitors because they each have groceries.

    • gloria

      Marietta Ga (E. Cobb location @ Woodlawn) accepts Food Lion and Target, I’m not sure about drug stores – however they will not take drugstore $5/25

      • Stacy

        That Publix also takes Babies R Us coupons.

    • Jodi

      Fayetteville, GA

      Only accepts grocery competitors.

      Food Lion and Kroger

      • Georgia Girl

        My Publix will take all coupons except for Target. I’ve used them all. Publix at the Summit and in the Pavilion.

      • jessica

        they take havertys, and other traditional food stores (there is like 15 stores) just called

    • Cathy

      Bessemer/McCalla , AL (metro B’ham area)

      Accepts Target, Brunos, Piggly Wiggly, Food World but are sometimes weird about Winn Dixie because it has a loyalty program *eye roll* (it usually depends on the cashier)
      I’m pretty sure they don’t accept any drugstores.

    • christina

      Pensacola, FL
      Accepts Winn Dixie, Walgreens, CVS, Target.

      • Laura

        Yay! Another Pensacola couponer! Which Publix do you shop at?!

      • Diann

        Do they accept the Walgreen’s Register Rewards or the CVS ECB’s; just curious. I’m new and I know they will not take Food Lion; however, I wasn’t sure about the others.

        I usually shop at mobile highway but am eager for the 9th ave store to open (11/18) as it is closer to my home.

        • benz1968

          I haven’t tried Ecb’s but I have used RR’s. They seem to be fine with them as long as you don’t use a bunch of them. I would limit to 2 or 3. I shop at the University PKWY one and love it. They never give me hassles with coupon. Mobile hwy store would not let me use my $10 off $50 Winn Dixie first. They said I had to use all my other Q’s first then if total was $50..I could use. Well I wasn’t gonna be at $50 after all my manu. and Publix Q’s. Crazy..Winn Dixie doesn’t do it that way besides my manuf. Q’s are as good as cash.

          Even when they open 9th ave. store I will probably keep shopping University Pkwy…they know me, my coupons and they totally get it and understand it. They want my business..you can’t beat that.

          Pensacola, Florida- University Pkwy store accepts:
          Winn Dixie, Walmart, Food World, CVS, Target, and Walgreens.

    • Nichole

      Montgomery, AL

      Publix, Taylor Junction:
      They will take Target and Winn Dixie Coupons only. Will not take any drug store q’s >_< Hopefully some other stores in the city will…

      • Susanne

        Try Dalraida.

        • Nichole

          Thanks, Susanne! I DEF will give them a try next time I go shopping ^_^

    • Dani Merritt

      Lawrenceville, GA
      Sugarloaf & 316
      Only takes Ingles, Kroger. Possibly some Target as of Nov. 1st

    • jessica

      peachtree city, ga (both)

      traditional food stores
      ingles, havertys, kroger, ingles, and whole foods

    • Michelle

      Kingsland, GA
      Takes Harveys, Winn Dixie, Target and Walgreen’s Register Rewards.

    • Andrea

      Dacula, Georgia takes Target, Kroger and Ingles but no drug stores.

      • http://mccoy951@bellsouth.net allyson

        the fence road location in dacula, ga will take rite aid, food lion, walgreens RR, and target

        • http://couponclary.blogspot.com CouponClary

          Fence Road is AWESOME!!! Can’t say enough good stuff about that store & its employees!

    • jessica

      hampton, ga (the one on 20 near 75)

      will accept target .. but not foodlion

    • jessica

      lovejoy, Ga (on 19-41)

      DO NOT TAKE compeititor (any)
      unless it says manufacture..:(;( very sad

      • Sandra

        Jessica, Be thankful you at least have a Publix…sounds like a great store. Hasn’t made its way up to VA yet :(
        Maybe someday!
        In fact, I am not aware of ANY grocery stores that will take a competitor coupon. I tried to use a food lion q at Kroger one day and they fussed and wouldn’t let me.

    • Sheila

      Lognaville, GA

      Will only take competitors coupons within a 10 mile radius:

      Kroger, CVS (no EC Bucks), Walgreens, and Ingles

    • http://thesweetandinterestingmoments.blogspot.com Janelle

      Mableton, GA

      Takes ALL competitor (even though Kroger is only direct competitor). Takes Food Lion, Harvey’s, Fresh Market, Target…literally, anything.

      • http://thesweetandinterestingmoments.blogspot.com Janelle

        Actually, they take Walgreens since they share a parking lot, but not Rite Aid and not CVS. Sorry about that.

        • jmd

          the one on floyd rd?

    • http://www.thespottosave.com Lisa

      Marietta, GA (Dallas Hwy/Barret Pkwy) accept local grocery store coupons only and Target coupons – NO drugstore, NO Food Lion, NO Harvey’s

      I wonder what would happen if we took this list (THANKS JENNY!) and spoke to each of our local Publix managers asking them to accept what everyone else is accepting. It is so wishy-washy on what store will accept what.

      • http://www.southernsavers.com Amy Bradley

        I spoke to a customer service rep at this Publix last week and she said they will accept ALL competitor coupons, including Harveys and any others that aren’t in the area. She mentioned the Harveys by name.

      • Dana

        YES! I have used Harvey’s coupons at this location, no sweat. I even stacked Target and Harvey’s w/a manuf on one item and it was fine. Never tried drugstore coupons, but i will ask them about it

        • Dana

          oh… and Food Lion works too – Publix store brand with Food Lion store brand coupons

    • Sara

      Mableton, GA

      Veterans Memorial Providence Pavilion location – takes any grocery store competitor coupon (even if they are not in the area), takes Target for grocery items, and Walgreens (they share a pking lot so consider them a competitor)

    • http://southernsavers Stephanie

      Villa Rica Publix accepts Target, WalGreens, CVS, WalMart (like WalMart ever has coupons!)

      • MIcah

        Candy posted it below
        Candy says:
        November 4, 2009 at 10:18 am

        Villa Rica, GA
        My Publix takes coupons from Target, Kroger, Ingles and Walgreens.
        Walgreens probably only because it is right across the street.
        Target and Kroger are quite a drive.

        My addition to that is they do not take $/$ coupons from Walgreens. I’m pretty sure they don’t take CVS, and if Walmart puts out a coupon they will take it.
        They other thing is they have limited the length of their rainchecks to two weeks and you can only get 2 deals on rain check.

        • http://Southernsavers.com Christine McCoy

          Mlcah, I found the same thing…they do NOT take any CVS coupons and that is correct on the Rainchecks.

    • Peggy Jo

      Athens, GA

      Accepts local grocery store coupons (not Food Lion since there is not one in Athens).

      They are also still accepting Target, CVS and Rite-Aid coupons.

      • Jacquelyn

        The Watkinsville location would not take a Target q. I didn’t specifically ask about drugstore q’s, but the cashier told me they only take Kroger and Bell’s q’s.

      • Lauren

        Yes, Butler’s Crossing Publix in Watkinsville is much pickier about their coupons. The Publix on Atlanta Hwy in Athens is WONDERFUl! They accept so much and their customer service/cashiers/managers are always so helpful and very polite! They accept any competitor coupons from stores that are in the Athens area–grocery or drug.

    • Cari

      anderson SC on clemson blvd only takes grocery store competitors – food lion, bloom, bi-lo, etc NO target, no drug store

      • Susan

        Same with the Publix on Greenville Street.

    • A

      Gainesville, fl and valdosta, ga are still accepting

    • http://www.miraclemama.blogspot.com Rachel

      Tuscaloosa, AL

      Rice Mine Rd Publix takes Target and Winn Dixie, but NOT Rite Aid or CVS anymore.

      The McFarland Publix will not accept Target coupons or any drugstores.

    • Nicole K

      Riverview, FL. Publix on 301 in Summerfield Crossings Shopping Center will accept competitor Q’s from Target SuperStore and Winn-Dixie.(Not 100% of any others) They will not accept from Drug Stores as they do not consider them competitor’s.

    • Lisa

      Santa Rosa Beach, Florida still accepts Winn Dixie, Target, CVS, & Rite Aid.

    • cassie

      Atlanta, GA–Sandy Springs area Publix locations (Hammond Dr. and Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. & Johnson Ferry and Ashford Dunwoody Rd. stores)

      My Publix locations regularly accept Target, Kroger, Walgreens, Rite Aid and CVS coupons, including $5/$25, etc. I have not attempted to use coupons from other competitors, but the competitors I listed have all recently worked for me! :)

      • Megan

        You are lucky, Cassie. I shop at the Hammond and P’Tree Dunoowdy location and have not been allowed to use Target Q’s in a long time. I may try again since you are having luck with them.

      • Caroline

        The one near Emory, Toco Hills Shopping Center at LaVista and N. Druid Hills says they only accept grocery store coupons, but when there was a question about Rite Aid 5 for 20, the manager said it was good. They accept Target, Kroger, and any other grocery store, I guess. I haven’t tried any Food Lion coupons there yet, but I will this week.

    • AngelaDH

      Ooltewah (Snow Hill) still takes Target but no CVS EBs or Walgreen’s RR. (Also takes Food Lion and Bi-Lo.)

      • Freedom

        And they will usually only take 1 target coupon per entire order.

        • Melissa

          1 target coupon per item, but you can use more than one target coupon if different items.

      • couponssssssss

        They will accept Babies R Us coupons if it’s for an item they carry

        • Melissa

          Good to know, thanks!

      • ashley

        I am just curious if you all do this every time or has it just been a one time deal?? I am asking because I tried to use target once & the cashier said no, so I asked the GM and he also said NO… So I have not even attempted it again!! So I would love to be able to use them if that is actually their policy!! It would help out alot!!

        • AngelaDH

          Was it for a specific item? I know they don’t take any competitor coupons that say “$5 off any produce purchase” or anything of the sort.

          • Melissa

            I use Target coupons there all the time.

        • Julie

          I just asked this question last week in Ooltewah and was told they do not take competitor coupons. And I recognized the cashier, she’s probably been there as long as they have been open. I guess some cashiers take them and some don’t???
          Julie

          • Melissa

            I never have a problem with Food Lion or Target coupons.

    • jennifer

      Smyrna, GA (S. Cobb Dr @ East-West Connector) – takes Target coupons, I’m not sure about drugstore coupons.

    • tami

      Lawrenceville, GA

      Old Peachtree (Shops at Huntcrest)
      Will take grocery store competitor coupons, including target, but not Rite Aid, etc.

      ALSO, some of the cashiers and some of customer service (would be nice if they ALL said the same thing at the store!) have said they only accept one competitor coupon per transaction.

    • Tara

      Publix in Oviedo, a tiny little town outside Orlando, takes all competitor grocery store coupons. Even though there are no Harvey’s or Food Lion’s in the area, they will still take their coupons. They also take target grocery coupons. Thanks for all you do.

    • Shelly

      Hendersonville, TN will accept Kroger only

      • Jennifer L

        Hendersonville has taken some Food Lion and Harvey’s

        • angie d

          Hendersonville will take my food lion and kroger. They will not take target. Sometimes they will take walgreens and rite aid.

    • Taylor

      Warner Robins, GA on Russell takes competitor coupons, Target and Food Lion, but just found out today they had a meeting last week and will now only take one per item on the coupon. i.e. you can’t use 2 printed Jimmy Dean coupons but they will take one.

      The location on hwy 96 doesn’t take any Target coupons but will take RR from Walgreens up to $3 (that was a couple weeks ago though)

      Also, just found another coupon book at Publix on a Nabisco display it is called “Jingle in your Holidays, Party Planner” has $40 in savings inside.
      $5 off Clue:Secrets & Spies
      $10 mail in when you buy participating Nabisco products
      $.55 off Nilla Wafers
      $1.00 off 2 (7 different coupons off such things as Wheat Thins,Planters, various crackers, Honey Maid, Triscuts…)
      $1.00 off 2 Maxwell House
      $1.50 off 1 Starbucks coffee 12 oz bag
      $1.00 off 2 General Foods International (coffee)

      • Taylor

        I left off that all the Publix in Warner Robins, Ga take Kroger.

        • Ingrid

          New policy on 96 store: takes all Comp. coupons: Rite Aid, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Food Lion, Winn-Dixie, Kroger. In the past I have used ToysRUs, but haven’t tried it recently.

      • Donna

        I have found the Publix on Russell only accepts local competitor grocery store coupons (no drugstore coupons, etc.). They also told me that soon they will no longer accept internet coupons that have been cut out. You must bring in the full page.

    • Amy

      Does anybody know about Vero Beach, FL area? I am planning to shop there in the near future!

    • Tammy

      Douglasville, GA HWY 5 location

      Takes Target coupons. Not sure about drug store coupons.

    • sandi

      Mine in Duval/Clay on Argyle forest and blanding takes target still, not sure about other locations

    • Jessica

      Saint Augustine, FL

      Takes all store coupons, as long as store is local:
      Winn Dixie, Food Lion, CVS, Walgreens

      • terri

        Which opne of the publix in st. augustine do you shop at that takes all these??

    • Kelley

      Simpsonville/Greer, SC area Publix will take Earth Fare, Bi-Lo, Ingles, & Whole Foods

      • Melissa L

        The Greer store (Thornblade) will also take Bloom coupons.

      • http://www.ritasfrogblog.blogspot.com Rita

        The one on Fairview Rd in Simpsonville will only take Bilo, Bloom, and Ingles. No one else.

    • paula

      Brunswick, Georgia

      • DLS

        According to the Male manager (morning), Brunswick, they accept all grocery store competitors, including Target…they do not accept Rite Aid, CVS or Walgreens. I have personally used Winn Dixie, Target, Food Lion and Harvey’s. They do still double. They do still allow stacking (store coupon, competitor coupon and manufacturer coupon).

        • Mandy

          I have not had any luck using Target coupons at the Brunswick Publix and was told they do not accept Save-A-Lot coupons because they are not a “regular” grocery store(whatever that means!). But, I can not complain as I have only had a problem once using my coupons and that was the fault of the cashier who acted as if I was personally ripping her off. I know now to steer clear of her!!!

          • Margaret

            I was also told by the male manager at Publix (tall guy) and cashiers that they do not take Target coupons anymore, only regular grocery stores. I have no problem with them taking my Harvey’s and Food Lion coupons, though, so I am happy.

    • http://www.able2able.com MiniMidgMom

      Spring Hill Tenn, off US31 takes FL, Kroger and Target. They do not accept drugstore coupons unless they are marked “manufacturer’s” and they can scan them. They do take Walgreen’s RR for this reason!

      They have also stopped letting you use up to 3 coupons per item: they used to let us stack a manq, Publix q, and competitor’s q. Now it is one manq plus one store – and that store is either Publix or a comp so no more than 2 stacked coupons.

      They are also following the restrictions on comp q’s – so if a FL coupon says cannot be combined with another coupon or can only be used once per transaction then they will hold you to that. The person who bought 65 bags of trail mix with FL coupons really pushed the manager over the edge and that is a fact, not just my personal opinion! Big changes in how that store takes comp coupons have happened because of her!

    • http://www.AllAboardAtlanta.com Erin

      Vinings, GA (near Atlanta)

      The Publix here has accepted in the past month Target, Harvey’s, Food Lion, Rite Aid ($/$$), CVS ($/$$), Kroger. These are all I’ve attempted, and they’ve been accepted without problem…except that they don’t take more than one $/$$ competitor coupon in a single transaction.

    • http://www.huckabyfam.blogspot.com Huckabyfam

      Powder Springs, GA – – Publix at Lost Mountain

      Accepts direct grocery competitors only: Ingles, Food Lion, and Kroger

    • Tiffani

      Tampa, Florida (3 New Tampa locations):

      Apparently, I need to shop elsewhere. It appears that most Tampa Publix stores take Target/Walgreens coupons. The 3 in my area will NOT (boo) although there is a huge SuperTarget in our area, several Walgreens and 2 CVS stores.

      • Deana

        Lutz, FL (Tampa, FL)

        My Publix (at Dale Mabry & Van Dyke) will take Winn Dixie, Albertsons, Food Lion and Save-A-Lot…but not CVS, Walgreen or SuperTarget and there is a big SuperTarget near me too! I don’t get it!!

    • Pam

      Tucker GA on Hugh Howell and at Northlake – both will take Kroger, Ingles and Target coupons. They do not take Walgreens or CVS.

      • Heather

        The Publix on Memorial Drive/Rays Rd (Stone Mountain, GA) takes Target, Walgreens, CVS, Sav-a-lot, Kroger. I’m not sure if they take Rite Aid, I’ll have to ask next time I’m there.

    • jac

      carrollton ga
      takes Target and kroger

      NO drug store coupons
      they will take Kmart Register rewards

      • Melissa

        I thought Carrollton, GA took more coupons than that, so I called them up.

        They take all coupons from any grocery stores. These include: Kroger, Ingles, Target, Food Lion, and Wal-Mart. I don’t think there are any other direct competitors in our area, but if there were, they would take them. This includes dollar amounts off your entire purchase, along with the typical food and non-food coupons.

        For drug stores, they will accept coupons for specific items of food. They will not accept coupons which give you dollar amounts off your entire purchase, like Register Rewards and Extra Care Bucks. Drug stores they accept are any in the area, which include Walgreens, Rite Aid, and CVS.

    • Katrina

      Publix on Peachland in Port Charlotte FL takes all coupons including: Sweetbay, Winn Dixie, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Food Lion and Harveys and also Target

    • yelena solo

      Publix- Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher- takes Super Target, Albertsons, GFS Markerplace store

      • yelena solo

        Clearwater, Florida

    • couponssssssss

      Ooltewah, TN (between Cleveland and Chattanooga, TN)

      Takes Target AND takes BABIES R US coupons if they are for an item that Publix sells

    • Becky

      I live in Mt. Juliet TN and our Publix (not the new one going in by Providence) takes the competitiors but they are now limiting how many we can use. They take Food Lion, Save a Lot and Kroger. I used a Food Lion $1.50 off Huggies Pull Ups, a Publix and a Manuf Coupon for one pack and the lady told me they are now only accepting 1 competitor coupon so if I wanted to do the same transaction again I couldn’t do it that day.

    • Becky

      Oh, and the Publix in Mt. Juliet will take RR because they are Manuf. Coupons!!!

    • pam

      Hueytown, AL
      our publix takes EVERYTHING!!
      We LOVE our publix and our managers and they love us for giving them most/all of our grocery business.
      THANKS HUEYTOWN PUBLIX!!!!

      • http://none Megan

        Pam,
        Do they take Walgreens, CVS, Food Lion, Harvey’s, and Save-A-Lot? I just want to make sure. For this week I was in the store & the CS tried to tell me the $4.00 GM coupon had expired on 10/29. Even though I just picked up their flyer while coming into the store on Thursday & the sale just started on the 28th.

        • Bobbie

          A cashier took “one” RR from Wags at Hueytown and no more RR’s. Haven’t tried any more since that one time. I think it depends on the cashier. The cashier I had Monday was great. Hope to get her everytime I go in.

    • http://www.clipperqueen.blogspot.com Sara

      Canton, GA Hickory Flat Publix takes all competitor grocery stores, Target, and drugstores.

    • Stacy

      Marietta, GA – Delk Rd @ Powers Ferry Rd

      Accepts every coupon I’ve tried, including Target, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Food Lion, Harveys, and Babies R Us. They don’t blink an eye or ask questions about the competitor. The only restriction is one competitor coupon per item, which can also be stacked with a Publix coupon and manufacturer coupon.

    • Esmelda

      Gainesville, FL
      Takes Target and Walgreens coupons. ‘Haven’t tried CVS coupons. As far as grocery store coupons they take Albertson’s, Food Lion, and Winn Dixie (at least the ones that I go to).

    • Sheila

      Canton, GA (Hickory Flat)

      Publix – accepts target & food lion coupons for sure.
      Kroger – accepts target coupons for sure.

      I haven’t used any other competitor coupons yet.

    • ashley

      Ooltewah, TN

      Does take all Bi-Lo and Food Lion coupons (except FL $3 off deli for example, it has to be specific!)

      They DO NOT take TARGET coupons at all!!!

      Nor do they take ANY drug store coupons!

      I know that some have gotten past these, but this is what the GM told me, so I dont even try, cause Publix is so awesome and I am sooo afraid they will cut out coupons all together its NOT worth it!!!!

    • Terry

      The Publix in Decatur, Al takes every competitor coupon.

    • Lynn

      North Georgia Mountains

      Does take Bi-Lo, Food Lion, Rite Aid, Whole Foods, Kroger, CVS, and Target..The only ones they won’t take is Harris Teeter…Store has to be atleast 50 miles to the Publix store.

    • Michelle in Martinez

      Does anyone know about the Publixes in the Augusta, Georgia area? I’ve never tried to use a competitor’s coupon, so I don’t know, but if you say they do, I will give it a try! :)

    • tara

      Newnan, Ga…
      only coupons from a “traditional” grocery store will be accepted. That is the answer that I got when I called.

    • Kim

      Irmo, SC

      The Publix at Kenerly Crossing wouldn’t take my target coupon for granola bars last week and they wouldn’t take my food lion coupon this week. The Food Lion one was .50 off Food Lion sugar and they used to take that if you bought the Publix brand. ?? The manager told me they had a big meeting and they really changed their coupon policy. Does anyone know all of the new rules?

    • Stan

      Our Publix in North Charleston still takes Target, CVS, Super K-Mart – pretty much anything that sells groceries. It doesn’t take Harvey’s or other grocery stores that aren’t in our area.

    • Julie

      Hoover, AL

      takes Target and local grocery stores: Piggly Wiggly, Food World, Bruno’s, and Winn Dixie IF it doesn’t require customer reward card

      McCalla/Bessemer, AL

      NO TARGET, but do take local grocery stores: Piggly Wiggly, Food World, Bruno’s, and Winn Dixie IF it doesn’t require customer reward card

    • Leigh Ann

      The Publix on Eagle’s Landing Pkwy in Stockbridge, Ga takes Rite Aid and Walgreens coupons, but they do not take Target coupons. I am not sure about CVS, but I would think they do since there is one right down the road from there.
      Hope this helps!

    • Carla

      Bethlehem, GA Publix will take Target coupons (there is one right next door). I haven’t tried any others.

      • gjn

        Interesting! They would not take mine!

    • http://Publix Amy

      Hi! I am in Goose Creek (outside of Charleston), SC and our Publix takes CVS, Walgreens, Target & Rite-Aid!! YA!! :) I am afraid they are going to change what they accept!! It has been awesome!

    • Lynnette

      The Publix in Destin, FL takes Target, CVS, Walgreens, and any grocery store in the area. Thank you, Jenny, for this wonderful site. You’ve helped our family so much in these difficult financial times.

    • Erin

      Pelham, AL (Pelham Towne Center)

      Accepts Target and CVS. They will not accept Walgreens or Food Lion.

      • Sonya

        I had asked a lady at the customer service desk (back in May) at the Pelham Towne Center Publix if they took Target coupons. She told me no, that they only take grocery competitor coupons. I mentioned that the Colonial Promenade Target sold groceries (even though it’s not a Super Target), but she still said no. That is good to know that you have used them successfully…and the CVS coupons too! I think I will try again. Thanks!

      • LH

        I was in the Pelham Towne Center store tonight. I spoke with the manager and a cashier they both comfirmed that they started taking the Target Qs again a month ago. For those of us fortunate enough to have received those Target $5off/$20 or $5/$50 qs in the mail, we finally have a place to use them!

      • Brandie

        Do they accept $ off $$ CVS coupons?

      • http://none Laura

        The manager of Publix Pelham said I could use the $5/$25 Rite-Aid coupon if I was buying items sold at Rite-Aid!!!!!!!!

    • Courtney

      The Publix in Atlanta, Georgia and Kennesaw, Georgia take Target, Walmart, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens, Food Lion, Kroger etc. THANK YOU JENNY FOR EVERYTHING!

    • SM

      Douglasville GA
      Cosby Station Hwy 5 takes
      Kroger
      Rite-Aid,
      Walgreens
      Walmart
      Target

    • Cathy Keck

      Highlands County in Florida is taking from everywhere. They even took Harvey’s the other day and not one anywhere near here.

    • http://www.speerclan.blogspot.com Christy

      How about Lakeland, FL? In particular the store on South Florida (Lake Miriam) or on Shepherd Rd? Thanks!

    • SM

      Sorry came back to put in correct format

      Douglasville GA
      Cosby Station Hwy 5 takes Kroger, Rite-Aid, Walgreens, Walmart,Target

    • Sue

      Lawrenceville, GA

      I only shop at Simonton Road and they have taken all competitor coupons: Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Harveys, Kroger, Ingles, Rite Aid, CVS, Target. If it’s for “Archer Foods” then they won’t match it with their store brand. This is a WONDERFUL Publix! If you are shopping at a Publix that gives you a hard time with coupons, GO ELSEWHERE. You “fire them” by not giving them your business.

      • Deblee

        Simonton has a new policy starting Nov.7 that they will not take drugstore coupons.

    • Lynn

      My Publix on Airport Rd and Whitesburg does not take Rite Aid or other drugstore coupons. We do take Target and Southern Family coupons. No internet coupons over $5.

      • Lynn

        This is in Huntsville, AL

    • Melissa

      Aiken, SC Publix takes only Grocery Store coupons–will accept Target coupons if it states “Super Target”

    • Stephanie

      I have 2 Publix store, one will take only food lion, the other store will take Walgreen, Target, Kroger, Food Lion.

      • John

        This is not very helpful since we don’t know the location

    • Midtown Atl Shannon

      Publix on Ponce de Leon in Atlanta does NOT take Target, etc. or even Whole Foods. They only take Kroger.

      • Jackie

        The publix on Collier in Atlanta does not take target, walgreens, or riteaid coupons. I’ve used Kroger and Whole Foods coupons there, and sometimes takes Food Lion.

    • rebecca

      I live in lee co. fl and my publix takes target

    • Susan Strickland

      The Publix at Seven Hills still takes Target coupons

    • Amy

      I live in Thomasville, GA and my publix gladly takes Target coupons!

    • Caitlin

      Atlanta – Publix at Prado(Roswell Rd.)
      Accepts Target, Kroger, Food Lion, and Harvey’s

    • Dee Dee

      Bartow, FL still takes Target coupons.

    • Shannon

      Murfreesboro Tn. my store takes target, foodlion and kroger

    • Dena

      Summerville, SC

      Grocery Store & Target

    • Stephanie

      Publix in Summerville, SC, on Trolley Road.

      Takes Target, all grocery stores in our area, dollar stores and drugstores.
      (Bi-Lo, Food Lion, Piggly Wiggly, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Family Dollar, Dollar General)

      Basically, they told me that if the store sells food, they will accept the coupon.

      The only coupons our store does not take is from Babies-R-Us.

    • Jan

      Spartanburg,SC Publix store no longer accepts Target coupons or Rite Aid coupons or CVS coupons. They only accept from Food Lion,Bi-Lo, and Ingles.

    • Janet Paula

      Im in Valrico and both the Valrico store on Lithia Pinecrest and the the Lithia store on Fishhawk accept ALL coupons!

    • Karen

      Dacula, GA (northeast Atlanta)

      Takes Food Lion, Kroger & Target.

      Won’t accept CVS, Walgreens, RiteAid.

    • Amber

      Covington GA

      Only Ingles & kroger

      • Heather

        Do you know about the publix in Conyers – on 138 by the Honda place??

    • Jessica

      Tallahassee, FL Publix takes store competitor coupons including Target, but I’ve had issues with Rite Aid and similar coupons.

    • Laura

      Augusta Ga
      Publix accepts competitor coupons from
      kroger bilo food lion only no drug stores or target

    • Eileen

      several stores in the North Alpharetta, Cumming and Canton Area of Georgia that I shop at take Target coupons, have not had any luck with them taking Rite-Aid or CVS. We even found 1 store that took Costco coupons.

      • Michelle

        I shop in all the same areas and they have stopped accepting any drug store or warehouse coupons.

    • Susan

      Publix in Davenport considers Food Lion, Save A Lot & Aldi as competitors. Down the road in Haines City its Aldi & Target

      • Eileen

        The Haines City downtown store refused my Target coupons a few weeks ago, but the Davenport store has always accepted them. Needless to say, I gladly drive the extra 8-10 miles for a major shopping trip.

    • Marcia

      In Jacksonville, the Publix in the Normandy area will take any local competitors including Target.

    • Joy

      Smyrna, GA

      Vinings Publix takes Target, Food Lion, Harvey and Kroger as competitor coupons.

      They do not take Walgreens ad coupons.

      I have not tried Rite Aid coupons.

    • Deana

      In Savannah, Ga Publix will accept any competitor coupons including Target.

    • http://southersavers.com jill

      MONTGOMERY, AL
      DALRADIA- drug store $5/20. All compet. q’s
      PRATTVEGAS a.k.a. PRATTVILLE- Winn Dixie and Target, Drug store q’s
      PRATTVEGAS ROCKS!!!!!!

    • Lori

      I am sure this is the case for all of the Greenville area, but cna only confirm Mauldin & Fairview Rd Stores (Simpsonville). Only take true grocery store competitor Qs. No Target, no pharmacy.

      • http://www.ritasfrogblog.blogspot.com Rita

        Fairview Rd Simpsonville SC

        Only takes Bilo, Bloom, and Ingles

    • Sarah

      The Brookstone Publix in Acworth, Ga will accept Kroger Rite Aid and Walgreens coupons only.

    • Tarrah R.

      Ocala, FL

      CVS, Target, Walgreens, and all other competitors in area

      • Sean

        At which store do you shop?

    • http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/Georgias_Crazy_Coupon_Clippers/ Kay J

      Will take Kroger, CVS, Rite Aid, and Target.

      I’m in Stockbridge, GA

    • http://www.savingyoudinero.com Janell

      My sister works at Publix and in her district (which is north Pinellas county, Pasco county and Hernando county)near the Tampa Bay area only accept:
      Winn Dixie
      Sweet Bay
      USave
      Food Lion (even thought there are none around)
      Save A Lot
      Janell
      http://www.savingyoudinero.com

      • Hope

        Pasco County – Trinity Publix will accept Super Target Albertsons, Food Lion, U-Save and SaveALot. While they do accaept Food Lion and U-Save which there are none around, they will not accept Target which in the same shopping plaza – this really doesn’t make any sense but that’s the way they play the game.

        • Dianne

          I shop at the Trinity store all the time. It is so frustrating that they won’t accept Target coupons unless they are Super Target coupons. Do you ever see Super Target coupons? I usually only see regular Target ones.

    • Shannon

      12 Oaks in Savannah takes anything. I love the new store manager. :)

    • Candyce

      My Publix in downtown Alpharetta at intersection of Haynes Bridge and Old Milton accepts Target, Food Lion, and Walgreens every time I have used them.

    • Charlene

      Publix in Trussville AL accepts competitors coupons

    • Another Kim

      Suwanee, GA

      Laurel Springs Publix accepts Target, Kroger and CVS coupons. I was told by the manager that Rite Aid is too far away to be considered a “direct competitor” (though there’s one only about 5 miles away).

    • http://www.wyattabbymom.blogspot.com/ Joy

      Murfreesboro, TN (outside Nashville you have been here right?)

      Ours takes Food Lion, Kroger, Save a lot, printed Target (I think the ones that say Target web coupon r the only ones, not sure but I know I used one the other day). I was told no drug stores once so have never tried them.

      Thanks for all the hard work

    • Ginger in Macon

      Macon, Ga

      Publix on bass road takes food lion, kroger, and target coupons (but they will not double competitor coupons).

    • Victoria

      Simpsonville / Mauldin area
      Publix does not take any drugstore coupons or grocery stores not located in this area. The ones I know they take are Bloom, BiLo, Ingles. They do not take Food Lion, Harveys, Harris Teeters ?

    • Theresa

      Canton, GA
      @ Prominence Point

      Will take grocery competitor coupons but will not take them if they are for specific departments (produce, bakery…).

      I have only been following southern savers for a few weeks so I have not tried to use many coupons at many stores. But I did shop at the Publix at Prominence Point in Canton last night. I tried to use a Target $1 Q for a bag of apples and was denied. I also tried to use a $1 for $3 produce purchase, Harvey’s Q, and was also denied because it was linked to a specific department. I was told that the Publix at Bridge Mill in Canton, GA would have taken these coupons. I will try this store next time I shop.

    • Jordan

      Stockbridge, GA
      Accepts store coupons from the following in our area:
      Kroger, Rite Aid, & CVS

      McDonough, GA
      Accepts grocery store coupons from the following in our area:
      Kroger

    • Kim

      Ocala , Fl 34473 takes
      Target
      Walgreens
      CVS
      Winn Dixie

      • Sean

        Which Ocala store takes CVS, Walgreens, and Target. Also do they take Dollar General?

    • Tara

      Also, the Summerville, SC (Knightsville) store told me that they will no longer be accepting competitors coupons for store brand items. Anyone know if that is still happening. That was about a month ago……

    • http://immeasurablymoreblog.blogspot.com Mandi

      Gainesville, FL
      My Publix takes anything!

      • Rebecca K.

        Which stores do you shop at in Gainesville, FL? I shop at Tower Road.

        Thanks!

    • Kim

      All central Florida stores take Target, Walmart and other grocery stores that are within 50 miles. They will not take Food Lion (unless you get an unwitting clerk=) This comes straight from the district manager, who called me after an email. He said they just in the last few months began taking “Super Store” coupons. They are only supposed to take grocery store coupons if they are within the vicinity. This is the corporate policy according to the manager I spoke to.

      • Dawn

        I think each store is different. I’m in central Florida, Mount Dora in Lake county, and even the two stores near me that are less than 5 miles apart are different. One takes Target and the other doesn’t
        (and there is a target in between the two publix stores). They both always take food lion and we don’t have a food lion with in 50 miles, I’ve even asked the managers at these stores and these are the store policies, each is different.

    • Vanessa

      The Publix store in Duluth, GA (off Pleasant Hill & Sweetwater) told me they still accept competitors coupons including Target, CVS, and Walgreens.

      • Martha

        About cvs coupons they told I can’t use Extra-bucks. Anyway I love this publix!

      • Martha

        ahh and they also accept Food Lion’s coupons even tough the closest one is more than 30 miles away.

    • Jennifer

      Nashville/Brentwood, TN

      Store on Concord Rd takes only grocery store coupons: Food Lion, Kroger, Target. No drugstore coupons (Rite Aid, Wags or CVS).

      They used to accept the GFS $5/50 coupons, but not anymore. :(

    • Jules

      I shop at the Target in Albany, GA. I have had polar opposite experiences with my couponing. Can anyone give me any feedback on their policy? Sometimes they take the drugstores and sometimes they don’t.

      • Jules

        Publix in Albany!!! Not Target, Sorry!

    • http://www.couponswithtracy.blogspot.com Tracy Hurst

      My publix in Vinnings, GA takes all coupons and it is #1 store in GA!!! I love it there!

    • Meredith

      Tallahassee, FL

      Publix has been taking Target coupons, but the cashier told me last week not for much longer.
      They take harvey’s and Food Lion, I know….which is strange, since those stores aren’t in Tallahassee.
      And, they take Winn Dixie.

      • Meredith

        oh, and they said “not much longer” on the Walgreens coupon either.
        that just kills me…if you sell the same product, you are a competitor, in my humble opinion :)

        • Paula

          We actually do have harvey’s stores here (one is on south monroe and the other was on West Tennessee / Cap Circ NW but I don’t know if it is still open)., and an IGA inside Leon County (woodville). I am not sure if IGA has coupons. There is also a Piggly Wiggly in Quincy which is considered “Tallahassee Area”.

        • Sean

          How true. I can understand $off$$ coupons from drug stores and what not. But any product coupon should be game.

    • Candy

      Villa Rica, GA
      My Publix takes coupons from Target, Kroger, Ingles and Walgreens.
      Walgreens probably only because it is right across the street.
      Target and Kroger are quite a drive.

    • Alena

      Taylors, SC

      Publix on Wade Hampton accepts grocery store only:

      Bloom, Bi-Lo, Ingles

    • http://www.koverdown.com rick

      Public in Clay and Trussville Alabama take target coupons. But now they will take only one for a product for each transaction. Apparently target has printed this on their coupons now that only one coupon per item per transaction is accepted. I used to use mutiples on Target coupons—did they always say this or has Target added this to their coupons to prevent multiple items being purchased?

      • Steph

        I found this out just the other day, apparently it is that they will take only one competitor’s coupon per transaction. I had a target and a winn dixie (on different items) and they would only take one of them.

    • jamie

      Fernandina Beach Florida,
      Takes Target, Walgreens, CVS, Food Lion

    • Laura

      7 Hills Publix in Dallas, GA (NW Atlanta area) still takes competitor coupons (Target, Kroger, CVS, Walgreens & RiteAid) plus they accept Walgreen’s Register Rewards coupons! I’m on my way now to us up a $6 RR I have to buy some London Broils. Waaaaay better than spending tem on yet more toothpaste ans/or dental floss! ;)

    • gjn

      Winder GA

      only considers “local” “grocery” stores to be a competitor (“local” is subjective based on who the cashier is. “grocery” means exactly that). Three months ago, they would take a lot more Qs than they do now.

    • Leane

      I know the Publix on Keith Bridge in Cumming Ga takes Kroger,Ingles,Food Lion & Walgreens RR. These are all I have used in the past, but was told by a friend that shops there they don’t take CVS or Target. Hope that helps someone!

    • Michelle

      Cocoa, FL

      The Publix on SR 524 will only accept coupons from other GROCERY STORES in the area (Winn-Dixie, Super Target) as well as, BJ’s Wholesale. They do NOT accept coupons from CVS, Walgreen’s, Family Dollar, etc.

    • Lindelon

      In Pensacola, FL they will except CVS, Walgreens, Target, Food World & Winn Dixie.

    • http://www.FrugalFairhope.com Frances Frugal Fairhope

      Fairhope, Alabama store will take CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Bruno’s, Winn-Dixie, and Target

    • Shannon

      Murfreesboro tn still accepts all competetor coupons

    • Laura

      Newnan and Peachtree City, GA – will take competetor coupons ONLY from food stores, i.e., Kroger and Food Lion ~~ really depends on the cashiers at these stores as to what else they take. Some of them are super nice and some act as if the $$ is coming out of their own pockets!! One of them is so combative, the baggers have been embarassed by her behavior.

      • candy

        why does everyone think that a grocery store should have to take coupons that are for drug stores? They are not a competitor of a grocery store.

        • Shelly

          Seems to me they would be a competitor if I am going to take my coupons for food items and buy them at the drug store.

    • Christina A

      Jefferson, GA takes competitor coupons from Kroger, Food Lion, and Ingles only as of this week.

    • Maka

      St. Petersburg, FL and Pinellas Park, FL
      Does anyone know anything about which stores take which competitors coupons? I only know about 2…
      Publix at Gateway plaza on 9th St.
      Publix at Roosevelt on 9th St.
      Both Take: Winn Dixie, Sweetbay & Food Lion that I know of
      I’m Wondering about the Publix in Pinellas Park or 38th Ave St. Pete

      • Dy

        I frequently shop at Gateway Plaza and both stores on 38th. I live on Treasure Island and also shop there and at one other by the beach.
        They’ve always accepted anything I’ve brought in, including CVS RR coupons and Target.

    • Holly

      Some Publix in Alpharetta/Johns Creek/Cumming areas of GA are starting to not take some non-grocery store competitor coupons; depends on what stores the Publix determines is a competitor (ie one takes Target and Kroger but not Rite Aid, one further down the road takes all).

      • Jessica

        Holly,
        I just moved to GA this year and have only shopped at publix on Kieth Bridge Rd, Cumming. As of today they say starting 11/14 they will only accpet Ingles and Kroger as competitors. Do you know of any Publix stores in the area that will accept CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens $5/25 or RR’s?

    • Heather

      My store in Cartersville Ga 30120 takes Target for sure. I don’t use many CVS and Rite Aid. They will not accecpt anything over $5 off you total purchse. Thanks for all you do!!! =)

    • http://www.makinmusik.kindermusik.net Michele

      I live right outside of Montgomery, AL. There are about 4 stores in Montgomery and only 1 will take the competitor coupons. The Dalraida store takes Target, Winn Dixie, WalGreens, CVS, Rite Aid and etc. They even take the Rite Aid 5 off 25’s or CVS. Great managers there! Prattville right outside of Montgomery takes the coupons from competitors but not the 5 off 25’s.

      • stacey

        how many of the $ off $$ coupons can you use, I usually shop at the one in Prattville , but they have stopped taking the drug store $off$$ coupons (can still use $10 off $50 Winn Dixie)
        If I buy $100.00 (Before q’s ofcourse!) can I use 4 of the $5 off $25 rite aid coupons
        Also have they stopped doubling the ones that say do not double? I have read that some stores are stopping them from doubling
        I always try to know how much my total will be (we try to stick to $50.00 a week, the more I can make that stretch the better) Thanks

    • Rose

      Cumming, Ga, off 369 and 306. They told me today they will only take Ingles and Kroger as those are the competitors in our area.:(

    • kj

      Athens, Alabama and Madison, Alabmaa Publix take Rite Aid and CVS 5 off 20/25 coupons just fine. there’s not even a rite aid, but a cvs in the town of athens. :)

    • http://southernsavers.com Sherry

      Publix in Julington Creek takes Target coupons

    • KWitt

      Publix Hoover, AL took Target coupons 11/7/09. Publix Vestavia Hills, AL (about 3 miles from Hoover store) did not take Target coupons 11/8/09.

    • http://laurawilliamsmusings.blogspot.com Laura @ Laura Williams’ Musings

      Chattanooga – Hixson Store

      Take all competitor q’s including stores, target, walgreen, rite aid, etc.

    • Misty

      Im from Thomasville,Ga My Publix here will take competitors coupons from Harveys/Fl and Target, & there isnt even a Target here!!
      Cant complain…Also this Publix does Not do price matching..

    • Kristi

      7 Hills Publix in dallas, ga
      takes Target, Kroger, Food Lion

    • http://www.jillrainscustomportraiture.com Jill

      Publix in Columbus, GA on Macon Rd takes only grocery store competitor coupons. They will take from Piggly Wiggly and Winn-Dixie. They will take Military coupons, but will not accept from Rite-Aid, CVS, or Wal-Greens.

    • Snellmom

      Lawrenceville, GA (Sugarloaf & Five Forks)- takes only Kroger & Ingles, BUT they told me that Food Lion is coming to our side of town and they will soon take Food Lion.

      Snellville, GA (Presidential Marketplace/Target shopping Center)- Kroger, Ingles, AND Target (it’s in the same shopping center)And yes, this is where I do my shopping when I have Target coupons.

    • Kenny

      Gainesville, FL

      Publix in my area (Butler Plaza (old and new), Tower Road, 34th Street) have all started telling me that they will only take ONE competitor coupon of any type per transaction. In other words, if I have a Target coupon for cereal, and cereal is BOGO, I can use 2 manufacturer’s coupons for that cereal, but only 1 competitor coupon.

      The manager at the store told me “they are trying to get the word out”, and that the decision was made recently by the district manager.

      I’m a little burned because Publix over here is basically the only true grocery store. We have one target right nearby and plenty of CVS, and only one food lion and albertson’s on the outskirts of town. I feel like the district manager made this move because there isn’t a lot of competition here and that you’re basically still going to be forced to shop there.

      Especially considering that we don’t get doubling or penny items in this state, it kind of stinks for us that this is gone too. If I lived in Jacksonville or Tampa, there would be too much competition for them to enact this policy. What a drag.

    • Cassia

      Publix in Acworth (Cowan and Baker Rd) won’t even take Save-a-Lot coupons. They say they will only take grocery store coupons, but they’ve decided Save-a-Lot isn’t a grocery store (even though it happens to be closer than Kroger is, and they do take Kroger). Really odd, I think.

    • http://frugalfamilymanager.blogspot.com Frugal Family Manager (blog in Russian)

      Today in Publix on Cobb Parkway (Hwy 41) in Kennesaw refused to accept my drugstore $5/25 coupon. Yesterday they accepted $5/25 coupon. Looks like they just made this decision. I spoke with the store manager. Also they do no accept Food Lion coupons.