/Costco vs Dollar General: Review, prices, photos

Costco vs Dollar General: Review, prices, photos

Shoppers must purchase a Costco membership, which ranges from $60 to $120 a year, to access the store’s deals.

Costco photo tour Rochester NY membership

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With inflation reaching a 40-year high, grocery shoppers are trying to find the best deals.

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Grocery shopping in Rosemead, California on April 21, 2022.

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I compared prices per unit of grocery staples at Costco in Rochester, New York with a nearby Dollar General location.

Dollar General

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Dollar General expanded its grocery offerings in recent years, and the chain says it can maintain low prices by keeping stores small and relatively bare-boned, ultimately offering fewer products than larger competitors.

Dollar General

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