Notwithstanding any preconceived notions about either store, I was as shocked as you will be when several unbiased sources pitted the monolithic Wal-Mart machine against a spirited Minnesota-headquartered box store called Target and the latter won.  I had no idea this was possible.  Any readers out there have anecdotes where David beat Goliath?

3 Thoughts on “Frugal Librarian #36: Bullseye vs. Smiley-face…whaaat?

  1. Karen on May 23, 2011 at 7:00 pm said:

    Great news!!! I haven’t set foot in that smiley place in years, in fact I don’t think I’m allowed in the place. It’s good to know that maybe their business practices are catching up with them.

  2. Becca B on May 25, 2011 at 10:02 am said:


  3. Create a spreadsheet with a list of items you buy each week on your average shopping trip. Over the next two to three weeks visit a different store to do your shopping. Write down the price of each item at each store. A quick way to see who has the lowest prices on what you need to save time and money.

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