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Walmart, that is.
A new one opened in my neighborhood and I went last week looking for low prices. A number of my friends were opposed to the store and there was a vigorous but ultimately unsuccessful campaign to block it.
So anyway. I thought I would find stuff like paper towels, soaps, detergents, etc. in the brands and sizes I usually buy, only cheaper. This is, after all, a huge store.
But that wasn't the case. The mouthwash I use was available in the size I buy for $1.40 cheaper, but only in spearmint, not cinnamon, too. (I bought three spearmints).
Q-tips, only one size and the kind with the plastic stem (not paper). Hate those.
Dishwasher detergent, cheap, but packages half the size I normally buy at grocery, so probably cheaper there.
They kept the liquid hand soap well hid, so I couldn't find it.
They didn't have the windshield washer fluid I like.
A number of items I usually buy (Tom's toothpaste, deodorant), I knew wouldn't be at WM; they're not at the grocery store either and I have to order from Amazon.
Is anybody successful at finding what they want at Walmart? If so, do you really save money?
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