15 Things You’re Not Buying from Walmart—but Should
Walmart has always been known for its low prices, but we bet you didn’t know you could go there for must-have deals on these quality items.
Walmart’s probably not the first place you’d think to look for a new bed, but that may change. The store recently launched AllswellHome.com to sell its own brand of affordable mattresses and designer-quality bedding. The memory foam mattress starts at just $345. The Allswell collection is only available online.
Walmart sells refurbished TVs, meaning the TVs were returned to the store for one reason or another. In some cases, the product may have had a scratch or dent, or a customer may have returned it without using it or even opening the box. Those items can’t be sold as new, and you can pick up those refurbished TVs for as much as 40 percent off the original price.
Grocery pickup and delivery
Yes, Walmart has followed retailers like Amazon and joined the grocery delivery game. More than 50 locations offer delivery, and the store announced plans to expand delivery to 100 metropolitan areas by the end of the year, the New York Times reports. Customers can also order groceries online and pick them up curbside in more than 2,000 stores nationwide. That service is free, while delivery has a $9.95 fee with a $30 minimum purchase. Here are 8 more ways to save big when you shop online.
While you’re making your grocery list for pickup or delivery, make sure you include products from brands like Quaker, General Mills, and Kellogg’s, which Walmart offers deals on. Shopping expert Jonni McCoy told CBS News that she saves about 8 percent buying her favorite Yoplait yogurt at Walmart instead of a local grocery store chain.
You already knew that Trader Joe’s sells cheap wine, but now Walmart does, too! In summer 2018, the store launched Winemaker’s Selection, a collection of ten brands of wines from regions around the world, featuring sparkling rosé from France, Chianti from Italy, and a Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles in California. The best part? Each bottle only costs $10-16. Although you can’t buy any bottles online, the wines are currently for sale at 1,100 Walmart locations.
Buy tires at the same place you pick up a bottle of vino? You bet. Go Banking Rates reports that buying Goodyear tires at Walmart instead of Sears or discount tire stores can save you $5-10 per tire.
No longer should you go to Walmart just to buy socks and plain white T-shirts. Ellen DeGeneres recently launched her own fashion line, EV1, sold exclusively at Walmart. The trendy collection includes sneakers, jeans and jean jackets, sweatshirts, and shirts with positive messages like “Love” and “Dream.” All of these fun pieces are less than $30.
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Drugstores may not be the best place for printing photos after all. Walmart charges only $0.09 per 4×6 photo for home delivery and in-store pickup and $0.25 for one-hour pickup. Walgreens and CVS both charge $0.33 per 4×6 photo for same day pickup. Check out these insider secrets to help you save at all your favorite stores.
Whether you’re planning a birthday party or an office celebration, stop at Walmart before your usual party store. There are several $0.97 party essentials available in-store, from tablecloths to balloons to candles.