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I called a bunch of Publix stores and was told they are discontinuing the Penny Item! They told me cutting the program means more value will be poured into their weekly ad sales. So at least there’s good news to go with the bad.

I’ll call around and make sure the Penny Item is actually being discontinued. Let me know what your store says in the comments.

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    • marysc

      There was no penny item coupon in my paper today. Boo! (Charleston SC)

      • Naty

        I work at Publix and if you go to customer service and ask they will give u one. My store does it all the time

    • tina

      i wish they had given some sort of notice about this. :(

    • jennifer

      my store says the same, and there was no penny item coupon in the newspaper either

    • Lulu

      Hoover, Al store says they have it ad it’s dairy creamer!

    • Sarah

      Lower Fayetteville Rd. Newnan, Ga is still doing the penny item :)

      • GUEST

        what is the penny item at this store?

    • Michelle McGee

      What? this is NOT good news. I hope whatever they do it is significant. I shop them the most because of location and the deals. I always feel great when I get the one item for a penny. I hope they still work on the ten dollar premise-buy ten dollars of groceries and get something free.

    • Ashley

      LaGrange, GA Publix is STILL doing the penny item.

    • Coupon Lady

      There is a penny coupon in my paper…….Newton Citizen

    • laura

      My Publix is still doing the penny item. Athens, GA. non-dairy creamer – publix brand

    • disqus_iMCoF1bYOb

      No penny coupon in Columbia, SC paper…

    • Barbara

      I’m in Montgomery, Alabama and there is a penny item coupon in today’s paper.

    • Carlene

      Discontinued in Charleston, SC .. just called and they confirmed :(

    • josie

      I personally spoke to one of the managers of the Columbia SC store at Murray’s Landing. He told me they were also discontinuing the penny item. Instead they would be having more BOGO’s and gas card offers. I am all for that, even though I took advantage of the penny item.

    • pdnr

      I searched the paper 10 times and then my husband searched it w/o finding the penny item coupon. The Lexington SC confirmed there will no longer be a penny item. Since customer service is so great at Publix, I’m surprised they didn’t let us know and play up the more BOGO’s (not that I saw any more BOGO’s this week).

    • Sabrina

      I work at Publix and we are discontinuing it. They said that not very many people were picking up the penny items so instead of using all the money in advertising for the penny item- they are putting extra BOGOs in the weekly ad so you can get more savings- any day of the week not having to come in on Wednesday.

    • rita

      No more penny item in Aiken SC store. Manager said they’d have more BOGOs and they’d be offering the gas card deal more often.

      • Kim

        This is exactly what they said in my Duncan SC store this morning. It must be what corporate told them to say.

    • SC

      We still had the Penny item in Nashville this morning – non-dairy creamer. PArt of the problem is the fact that the coupon is located in the daily paper – which I do get – but I think I am in the minority. They might have better response if it was an electronic coupon similar to the Free Digital Download Friday at Kroger. Although I will miss the freebie, most of the time it is not something that I would normally use. So I think it is better if they focus on other sales.

    • Tata

      The coupon was not in our paper today which goes with your explanation ..sorry to see it go : (

    • Jennifer Cotton

      Birmingham News has the penny item coupon in today’s paper

      • Jennifer Cotton

        Confirmed that the Publix in Pelham, AL is still doing the penny item today. It is nondairy creamer. I asked the cashier, and she said she had not heard anything about them discontinuing it.

    • Pam

      The penny item coupon is in the Huntsville Alabama paper. Publix will have to come way down on their prices to compete with other grocery stores in this area! I have a friend that works at Publix and she is checking on this.

    • kim

      creamer was todays item in Columbus ga

    • Hannah

      I am so disappointed that Publix has discontinued the Penney Coupon in South Carolina. I usually donated this item to the food bank. This coupon put Publix ahead of the other grocery stores in my opinion. Do away with the 5% Senior Discount and I will be shopping elsewhere.

    • dawg4

      No ad today for the Penny item in our local paper, The Augusta Chronicle. I’m not surprised to hear that the company is dropping this promotion. The growing trend is that fewer people are continuing to take the printed newspaper. It sounds like a smart business decision, however I will miss it.

    • tina

      our publix is still doing the penny today but the closest publix t me does not require the penny item coupon because the most distributed paper that it comes in is always delivered on thursday (our penny day is wed.) so they let it slide. but having said all of that i am disappointed that this is going away, i wish they had made customers more aware of the change.

    • Amy

      I just checked my paper in Forsyth Co. – Cumming, GA paper.
      There is a penny coupon and it says for participating stores in GA, AL and TN. Our penny items is for Thursday’s so I guess I will try it tomorrow.

    • Diane

      Hate to c it go I picked up the penny item almost every week!!!!!

    • mj

      Birmingham, AL location still has the penny item. And today it was Publix Coffee Creamer.

    • Gail

      My son works at Publix in Spring Hill, TN. Penny item is still available, Publix coffee creamer today.

    • cassie

      Well I read through all the comments and it looks like many of the comments about the discontinued penny item are from south carolina.

    • jameshrust

      penny still in GA

    • SW Atlanta Couponer

      The Penny item is in the AJC in the living section. The penny item for today is the Publix coffee creamer

    • mommcduck

      I asked at my Kennesaw, GA Publix last Thursday. The manager said they ARE trying to do away with the penny item. There was a coupon in the paper and I got the creamer. Not sure what this week will bring. I will miss it also.

    • Penny Pincher

      Not a good decision. Another store in upstate SC offers 5% discount on Wed. It will depend on who has better prices as to where I shop. Penny item was a motivator to go to Publix.