COSTCO: Membership Shopping Better than Sam's Club
Everybody nows that Costco is the Competitor of Sam's Club and is a wholesale price club. It was founded by enterpreneurs James Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman in the Coffee City of Seattle! eventuallyis expanded nationwide and like they say, the rest is history! Costco focuses on selling products at low prices, often at very high volume. These goods are usually bulk-packaged and marketed primarily to large families and businesses. Furthermore, Costco does not carry multiple brands or varieties where the item is essentially the same except when it has a house brand to sell, typically under the Kirkland Signature label. This results in high volume of sales from single vendor, allowing further reduction in price, and reducing marketing costs. Costco also saves money by not stocking extra bags or packing materials; to carry out their goods, customers must bring their own bags or use the merchandise shipping boxes from the company's outside vendors membership club.
Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sat 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sun 10:00 a.m.-6:00
What to buy: a lot hehehe, one of my favorite is the Polish Sausage and the Pizza. The value of the items in Costco is very reasonable, especially the branded items. They have a huge selection of everything - electrical items, garden equipment, shrubs, clothes, books, CDs, DVDs, bakery, fish, bulk pet food, snacks, frozen foods, refrigerated foods, cereals ... the list goes on.
What to pay: you can buy dungeness crabs here! (cheaper than touristy Fisherman's Wharf) at $ 10 a pound, Alaskan King Crab Legs at $ 13.99 a pound, my favorite jumbo oven roasted chicken that weighs 3 pounds at $ 9. 5pound of Hillshire Farms Kielbasa at $ 10 and a way lot more!
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Pacific Supermarket: Pan Asian Supermarket
pacific supermarket has branches in san francisco and daly city and here in south city or south san francisco. This Pan Asian Supermarket has lots of asian food stuffs and merchandise that it is an asian shoppers haven here in the peninsula and the typical about asian supermerket is that it has a wet market full of fresh and frozen seafoods imported from around asia like clams, groupers, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna, tilapia, big head carp and others. it carries an extensive asian selection of curries, instant food mixes, assorted rice, asian sauces, instant noodles, asian crackers, desserts and even the famous balikbayan boxes which are the favorite of filipinos to stuff with assorted goodies to send back home to the philippines via door to door deliveries.
What to buy: any asian delight you want tou can buy here like indian curries, thai spices, filipino sweets, chinese noodles, malaysian sambal sauces, vietnamese goodies, singaporean mixes, japanese ramen, korean kimchis and a way lot more. it is really an asian delight and brings nostalgia to asians who savor for comfort food back home.
What to pay: less than other asian chains and even at other supermarkets
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