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  • Review & Giveaway: Vons just for U + $50 Vons/Pavilions/Safeway gift card

    Vons and Pavilions are the Safeway grocery store affiliates out here in Southern California, and they recently introduced a new personalized savings program called just for U. I had a chance to check the program out and I’m really liking it.

    In a nutshell, just for U gives you access to exclusive discounts that you can load to Vons or Pavilions card.
    For example, these are some of the offers I’m seeing:

    When you swipe your card at checkout, the discounts are automatically applied. I was able to get a bulb of garlic yesterday for just $0.25! Because the offers are based on what I’ve purchased previously, many of them are enticing to me (although, because I buy a lot of things to give away just because they’re free or cheap, some of the offers aren’t interesting to me at all – but that’s not the fault of their algorithm).

    WIN IT!

    Vons is giving one lucky CFO reader a $50 gift card that’s valid at the Safeway family of stores, including Vons and Pavilions. To enter this giveaway, sign up for just for U and then come back and tell me you did so in the form below. If you’re already signed up, just let me know. Email, RSS and mobile readers may need to click through to the blog in order to see the form. If you’re having trouble with your entry, you can go directly to the published form. This entry must be completed in order for your subsequent entries to be counted.

    For a second entry, “like” Chief Family Officer on Facebook. Then fill out the form again.

    For a third entry, subscribe to CFO via RSS or email and fill out the form again to let me know you’ve done so. You’ll get the latest on CFO delivered right to your favorite feed aggregator or inbox (your subscription must be confirmed). If you’re already a subscriber, just fill out the form to let me know (and thanks!).

    For a fourth entry, follow me on Twitter and tweet about the giveaway (including a link to this post). Then fill out the form to let me know you’ve done so (include the link to your update). You can tweet the following to make it easy: @cfoblog is giving away a $50 Vons/Pavilions/Safeway gift card http://www.chieffamilyofficer.com/?p=7718.

    For a fifth entry, blog about the giveaway on your own blog. Then let me know about it by filling out the form again with the link to your post.

    You can enter up to five times (one for each type), and you must complete the form once per entry. (To see the form again once you’ve completed it, just refresh the page.) Only one entry of each type per email address will be counted. I’ll select the winner using Random.org and announce them here on CFO as well as contact them by email. Winner must respond within 24 hours, otherwise their prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected. Additionally, these guidelines apply to all giveaways here at CFO.

    The giveaway ends at 8 p.m. PST on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, and is open to U.S. residents only. Good luck!

    Disclosure: Thanks to Vons for providing the prize for this giveaway. I received a gift card to facilitate this review. Any opinions are my own. Read the full CFO disclosure policy here.