The Big Box Store Shopping Guide

Find out what to buy when buying in bulk.

The Big Box Store Shopping Guide

Big box stores can often feel like an endless treasure trove of tempting goods. With so many money-saving items, it can be tricky figuring out which ones are worth buying and which ones you can pick up somewhere else. Luckily, investigative retail journalist Hitha Herzog has the inside scoop to help us navigate the aisles and take home the essentials. Read on to find out her top tips for being a shopping pro.

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Pick Up Hamburger Meat

Many people hesitate buying meat in bulk but it’s actually a great deal. Hamburger meat, like ground chuck that you can use for patties, is usually 40% cheaper than it would be at the grocery store. You can simply freeze the extra meat for a future dinner or an upcoming party. Along with being more affordable, big box store meat tends to be restaurant-grade and higher quality as compared to the grocery store alternative.

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