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Save money on groceries at 99 Cents Only Store

Posted at 10:00 AM, May 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-14 13:00:04-04

Do you usually clip coupons or use digital coupons offered by your local grocery store? Do you wish that you could save even more on groceries? We have just the place for you!

Debbi Bahr has been shopping at the 99 Cents Only Store for about 4 years. 

Along with finding quality products, Debbi says it's the prices that keep her coming back.

The manager at a store near Fort Apache and Tropicana Avenue says that people will wait in line for the store's doors to open. And almost everyone heads straight to the producer section and deli.

Debbi told 13 Action News that she saves big bucks. A loaf of bread is just 99 cents. At Walmart, that same loaf is $1.58. At Smith's, it is $1.25 and at Albertsons, it's $1.29.

A 2 liter of Pepsi at Walmart is $1.58, $1.67 at Smith's and $2.29 at Albertsons. 

Bananas at the 99 cent store are only 49 cents a pound. You'll pay 57 cents at Walmart, 59 cents at Smith's and 69 cents at Albertsons.

Debbi estimates that she saves $50 to $75 every time she shops, which is about $5,000 a year. 

She admits that she still does some shopping at other stores. Not everything is cheaper.

For example, Banquet pot pies are only 94 cents at Walmart and 89 cents at Smith's. 

Eggs are also cheaper. An 18 pack of eggs at the 99 Cent Store is $2.99. It is $2.82 at Walmart and $2.79 at Smith's and Albertsons. 

The Contact 13 bottom line is that it is worth checking out the 99 Cents Only Store for items that may be cheaper. But, options do change from week to week and from store to store. The store also offers canned goods, cereals, snacks and a variety of wine.


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