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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Visit the Gift Card Aisle

One of the most overlooked aisles at the big box store is the gift card section. As it turns out, a lot of these stores sell restaurant gift cards, movie tickets, and other deals for a discount, so you can score a $100 gift card for as little at $69.99. Make sure to take a look the next time you go shopping.

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