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Old 04-13-2012, 03:20 PM
 
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What are some of your favorite items to get at Costco?

They have great meats and I love looking at their salads and of course they have the best chocolate covered raisins. I'm addicted to theirs. Yum!

Last time I went they had a huge box of oranges for 10.00. What a deal! I had to give some away because there were so many. All of them were fresh and delish and juicy.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:43 PM
 
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So many things but off the top of my head...

Berries
their branded Tortilla Chips
Rotisserie Chicken
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:14 PM
 
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A different location, anywhere but Woodruff Road.
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Old 04-13-2012, 10:42 PM
 
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Acai juice
Toilet paper
Quaker Oatmeal Squares (but they usually don't have them, only once in a while)
Special K ceral with strawberries
Cell phones
Batteries
Trail mix (mixed nuts, raisins, M&Ms, etc)
Vitamins
Tires and car batteries
Movies
Soy milk
Pomegranate juice
Tomato basil pizza
Aged cheddar
Wine
Dog food
Lobster dip and Club crackers
Socks
Gasoline
Bagels
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:04 AM
 
Location: Piedmont, SC
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I don't shop there, but I have had their Cinnabon cinnamon rolls and they are awesome! Their dog food is good quality, too.
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Old 04-14-2012, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Spartanburg, SC
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Mostly pet products for me but their Puppy Pads are the best deal in town I've found
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:27 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle, originally from SF Bay Area
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Much better pet food prices at Sam's Club (we belong to both).

At Costco, at the minimum, we get these items regularly:
Toilet paper
Rotisserie chicken
Paper Towels
Take & Bake Pizza
Flour
Sugar
Zip Bags
Garbage bags
Meat
Chicken
Fish
Bacon
Brown & Serve French Loaves
Chips
Coffee
Cheese
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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They have the best prices on OTC medicines such as Allegra and Zyrtec. Their private label substitutes for Advil Liquigels, Benadryl, Alleve, etc. are cost-effective and work well. They have good prices on Starbucks Mocha Frapuccino, Nutrigrain bars, Pawley's Island Pimento Cheese. I like that they have samplings so that you can try foods before purchasing. They have the BEST birthday cakes. There are not a lot of choices of cake flavors--white cake with vanilla mousse filling or chocolate cake with chocolate mousse filling, but they are delicious and you get a huge half sheet cake for $17.99. The only downside to their bakery is that they don't have a phone in the bakery and you have to call the deli/meat dept and wait for them to get someone from the bakery to the phone. The easiest way to order a cake is to take a blank order form and keep copies and FAX the order in a day and a half before you need it. The decorator leaves at 2:30 each day but you can pick up the cake any time.
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Greenville
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I buy my baby girls formula there
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Upstate
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I like Costco over Sam's but Sam's membership is $15 less per year than Costco. Also Sam's offers another $15 off membership for military and college students. So Sam's could cost as low as $25 compared to $55 at Costco.

BTW, for you Costco shopaholics, there will be a TV show on how Costco was created and performs so well on CNBC starting April 26.
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