Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...

While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot store. I'm not familiar with this company and after looking at their website and seeing some of the prices I'm still not sure it would be worth the drive (25m)...given the price of gas right now!LOL

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    apiamama
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    Default Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...

    While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot

    store. I'm not familiar with this company and after looking at their

    website and seeing some of the prices I'm still not sure it would be

    worth the drive (25m)...given the price of gas right now!LOL



    Can some of you that shop at a Save-a-lot tell me what you like/dislike

    about your local store? Do you think you save money? Would you/do you

    buy groceries there every week, or just every once in a while?



    Many thanks in advance for the opinions...



    Lisa G.








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    Niurka Garcia
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    I shop at that store while i visit Florida. The prices were good the only thing is that you have to bring your own bags.

    --- On Sun, 7/27/08, apiamama <apiamama@yahoo.com> wrote:

    From: apiamama <apiamama@yahoo.com>
    Subject: Budget101.com : Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
    Date: Sunday, July 27, 2008, 7:38 PM


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    While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot
    store. I'm not familiar with this company and after looking at their
    website and seeing some of the prices I'm still not sure it would be
    worth the drive (25m)...given the price of gas right now!LOL

    Can some of you that shop at a Save-a-lot tell me what you like/dislike
    about your local store? Do you think you save money? Would you/do you
    buy groceries there every week, or just every once in a while?

    Many thanks in advance for the opinions...

    Lisa G.






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    Ann Garner
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    I'll have to check on the web site and see if there is one in my

    "running area". I do make trips to other towns on occasion.



    I shopped at ours when we had one. First caution: take bags or

    stacking crates. If they are all the same, the clerk will ring up

    your purchases and place them in another shopping cart. You are

    responsible for bagging/boxing your own items. They do have bags for

    sale, but why not take your own? They will have boxes in front to

    use, too, but sometimes those will get low. I've even taken my own

    stacking crate boxes to use when I've done a stocking up run on canned stuff.



    They get "off-brand" items, store brands from various areas. I never

    bought the fresh produce there, but regularly went in for canned

    mushrooms. Other things I would buy there include ramen noodles,

    canned fruit, tomato sauce, laundry detergent, fabric softener,

    sandwich meat, and bread.



    Ann in Arkansas










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    Sharon Young
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    I have to drive about 2 miles farther than where I usually buy

    groceries, to the Sav-a-lot store. That's not far, but it takes me out

    of my usual "errand" loop. I go there occasionally. They do have some

    really great prices on some things, but not all. You just have to watch

    and know the prices in other stores. Most of their products are "off-

    brand" but probably made by the brand-name manufacturers.

    I go there mainly if we have a bad week money -wise at our house.

    Mostly I shop at Kroger and Walmart and a small neigborhood store that

    has great meat prices.

    sharon









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    Jo
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    Its worth the drive. We do all our shopping there and aldis they have

    A lot of brand named items as well at least here in NY. There produce is

    goo

    And also their meats.

    Jolene



    -------Original Message-------



    From: apiamama

    Subject: Budget101.com : Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...



    While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot

    store.






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    J Diane Northcutt
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    I've been to Save a Lot once. The pricing is very similar to Aldi's.
    They did have a little better selection than aldi's.
    [quote]
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Sharon Young
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
    Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 8:49 AM
    Subject: Budget101.com : Re: Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...





    I have to drive about 2 miles farther than where I usually buy
    groceries, to the Sav-a-lot store. That's not far, but it takes me out
    of my usual "errand" loop. I go there occasionally. They do have some
    really great prices on some things, but not all. You just have to watch
    and know the prices in other stores. Most of their products are "off-
    brand" but probably made by the brand-name manufacturers.
    I go there mainly if we have a bad week money -wise at our house.
    Mostly I shop at Kroger and Walmart and a small neigborhood store that
    has great meat prices.
    sharon





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    pinkbarbiedollkitten
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    i shop there quite a bit and they have there own brands and sometimes

    gete in name brands. i buy a lot of there stuff to be honest because

    they are the cheapest in the area, and to get to any store i either

    head there witch is about 20 mins away or to the big city witch is 30

    mins the other way. i go there becuase for the store brand there vs

    walmart store brand i save about 15 dollars a week. not a lot untill

    you add it up for a month or year. i still have to shop at walmart for

    somethings but not for every thing.





    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "apiamama" <apiamama@...> wrote:

    >

    > While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot

    > store. I'm not familiar with this company and after looking at their

    > website and seeing some of the prices I'm still not sure it would be

    > worth the drive (25m)...given the price of gas right now!LOL

    >

    > Can some of you that shop at a Save-a-lot tell me what you

    like/dislike

    > about your local store? Do you think you save money? Would you/do you

    > buy groceries there every week, or just every once in a while?

    >

    > Many thanks in advance for the opinions...

    >

    > Lisa G.

    >










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    Suzi McMullen
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    I shop there a lot. But what makes me crazy is that they bring in some new item we like. Then once we get hooked they change suppliers and the new item to match tastes really gross and is the same price as what they had before. They are bringing in more national name brands and the prices are inching up constantly. They aren't that different from a regular store anymore. Aldis is doing a much better job. But now that they are advertising on a national/television level, I fear their prices will start rising too.

    Suzi
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    From: Niurka Garcia
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    Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 7:26 AM
    Subject: Re: Budget101.com : Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...






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    <TD vAlign="top">I shop at that store while i visit Florida. The prices were good the only thing is that you have to bring your own bags.

    --- On Sun, 7/27/08, apiamama <apiamama@yahoo.com> wrote:

    From: apiamama <apiamama@yahoo.com>
    Subject: Budget101.com : Tell me about Save-a-lot stores...
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
    Date: Sunday, July 27, 2008, 7:38 PM


    <DIV id="yiv799561084">

    While passing through a near by town today I noticed a Save-a-lot
    store. I'm not familiar with this company and after looking at their
    website and seeing some of the prices I'm still not sure it would be
    worth the drive (25m)...given the price of gas right now!LOL

    Can some of you that shop at a Save-a-lot tell me what you like/dislike
    about your local store? Do you think you save money? Would you/do you
    buy groceries there every week, or just every once in a while?

    Many thanks in advance for the opinions...

    Lisa G.






 

 
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