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Old 10-01-2010, 05:45 PM   #1
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Sam's or Costco?

It's pretty much an even trip for me to Sam's or Costco. Which would you choose to be a member of?
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Old 10-01-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

Both, Each has it's strong points
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Old 10-01-2010, 06:14 PM   #3
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

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Both, Each has it's strong points
At 50 dollars each for membership I want to only join one.
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

costco has better meats and in my opinion nicer merchandise throughout the store... but sams will have better supplies for the caterer

But, costco here only carries boneless boston butts, but their ribs are nicer than sams. But Sams carries alot of the kind of local wines from local wineries. Costco's cakes and bakery are better than sams....

go into both stores and check them out... see what you like best... they will let you browse before joining.


ohhhhhhhhhh... and at Costco, I have the Executive membership which costs 100 bucks a year, but you get 1 or 2% back.... more if you get the american express costco rewards card.... this alone more than pays for the $100 membership fee......don't know if they have that at sams.
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

It's all BJ's around here. Fifty bones a year. I split it with a bud and we both save. The dudes in the butcher shop are cool! Call them up a day ahead, and go pick it up the next day. They have never let me down.

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Re: Sam's or Costco?

We are a member of both. We have the Executive membership at Costco and we get cash back with them and that always covers the cost of the membership. My wife has a business and I think that one is $35.00. We usually get everything we need a Costco but they don't sell bone in butts or whole packers so I like Sams for that.
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Restaurant Depot.
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:13 PM   #8
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

I wish Restaurant Depot was an option for me, we don't have one in this state. I go to Costco maily because it is handy.
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:30 PM   #9
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

I'm a Sam's guy mainly becuase it's closest. I really like the Restaurant Depot, but it's downtown and a farther drive. I've only been to a Costco once. It was nice and if there were one near me I'd go, but the closest is Sam's.
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Re: Sam's or Costco?

I've been a member of both, currently costco. I find myself going to costco more than sam's, but who knows. I don't know if I'll even renew my membership. A hamburger today recently did a positive review on costco ground beef.
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