SOURCE: Coinstar


December 07, 2011 09:00 ET

Just in Time for Holidays Coinstar Gives Consumers Four New Reasons to Cash in Their Coin Jars

Chili's Grill & Bar, Maggiano's Little Italy, Papa John's, and Toys"R"Us Join Coinstar's No Fee Portfolio

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - Coinstar, the leader in self-service coin counting, today announced that it has expanded its no fee product options, providing consumers more choices for no fee gift cards from Chili's Grill & Bar, Maggiano's Little Italy, Papa John's, and Toys"R"Us. Coinstar's broad range of no fee options enable consumers to get more value out of their coins from top national and regional brands.

The expansion of the program comes just in time for the holiday season, when budgets may be tight and time is precious. Coinstar's no fee program gives consumers a convenient and easy way to cash in their accumulated coins into holiday spending across a variety of categories, from home improvement to lattes to apparel for the entire family.

"Especially during the holidays, consumers look forward to coming to Coinstar and cashing in their coins... for many it's a family tradition," said Engle Saez, vice president, category management and consumer engagement at Coinstar. "By expanding our family of America's favorite brands we are providing consumers more shopping variety, and because there's no fee, more value as well."

Coinstar offers no fee coin counting to consumers when they put the full value of their coin pour onto a gift card or eCertificate. Many locations also accept bills. For information regarding no fee coin counting and locations, visit

About Coinstar
Coinstar, a Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) brand, is the leader in the self-service coin-counting services and owns and operates the only multi-national, fully automated network of self-service coin-counting kiosks. The company has approximately 19,500 coin-counting locations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Ireland and the United Kingdom, and since its inception, Coinstar has processed more than $27 billion in change. Coinstar makes it simple to convert coins to cash or store credit or consumers can receive no-fee coin-counting when choosing a gift card or eCertificate. For more information on Coinstar coin-counting visit and for information on Coinstar, Inc.,

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