WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Lowes Foods here said it “definitely made a poor decision” in allowing the “Extreme Couponing” television program to shoot episodes at its stores, saying a clip of the popular reality series that aired earlier this month included a staged interaction between the featured couponer and a member of the show's production crew pretending to be a Lowes shopper. The retailer said it also regretted altering its own coupon policies to facilitate the drama. One scene shows the ...

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