Food prices don’t vary all that much at warehouse clubs. According to a face-off between Costco and Sam’s Club conducted by Cheapism.com,
a shopping cart test of 38 typical grocery items turned up a price difference that was $12 cheaper at Sam’s Club. But because they got a greater quantity of some of the things in the Costco cart, they went back and compared unit costs. Based on that, Costco was 3.6 percent less expensive.
Cheapism.com also noted slightly smaller unit packaging at Sam’s Club, which could be an advantage to avoid waste.
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