First Price Matching Expeditiom

wendyroy

Thanks to all of you lovelies, and the inspiring money saving advice you gave on my post, I saved well over 50$ on a 200$ shopping trip yesterday.  I Price matched for th first time, and it went so smoothly, I'm anxious to do it even better next week.  I chose Walmart, as they seem to have an easy policy, and my Walmart is HUGE.  So besides matching prices on water , coffee, Chee Whiz (yuck ;-) ), and Grill 'ems, I used several coupons I had been gathering. Cashier was so nice, even suggested that I use an app to make it easier for me, and telling me that almost half of all their customers do price match!  I feel like I've got a raise!  My son and I spent maybe an hour going through the ads , circling, and making a list.  That's $50 an hour..$25 if you count us both...lol.  I'm converted and wanted to say thank you, for answering my question and inspiring me!
Jul 04, 2016 @ 09:54 am

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Anonymous

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Good for you I have price matched before and why not! When my coupons are about to expire I go to Walmart to cash in.
Jul 04, 2016 @ 09:58 am
benshairnet

Congrats!

Congrats on your first price matching trip! I've been price matching weekly for a year now and I have saved a ton. My priority when PM'ing is too be organized. Not only for myself, but to make it easy on the cashier and for the customers behind me. I don't want to be *THAT* person that holds up the line unnecessarily.
Jul 04, 2016 @ 10:12 am
wendyroy

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@ benshairnet, I agree totally about being organized. I keep my PM and coupon products separate in the shopping cart, had verified that every product was exact size, brand, etc... When we came to the coupon/ PM section, I let the cashier know. Coupons were not necessary to do that, she said, but she appreciated the price match items, and I had my ads ready, circled in bold Sharpie, with size, count, etc...highlighted. I had also let the people behind me know that I may be a little longer , and they were fine with it, price matchers themselves :)
Jul 04, 2016 @ 10:27 am
gotmills

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That's great. Once you get going it seems like you always want to strive for bigger and bigger each time.. I always get excited getting my receipt to see how much I have saved
Jul 04, 2016 @ 10:35 am
KimberlyLowry

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Good for you. I know the feeling you are having. Its addictive but hey whats better than saving money. You will be quite surprised at how quick you will get really good at it too. Keep it up!
Jul 04, 2016 @ 02:45 pm
Sandra Ribeiro

price matching

I've been price matching for many years. You save alot! Congrats @wendyroy
Jul 04, 2016 @ 06:16 pm
wonderwhatif

*claps*

So happy for you!

I wish my Walmart had a bigger selection, they don't have much in the grocery section sadly.
Jul 04, 2016 @ 10:49 pm
DEANENE

Price Matching July 04 2016

Awesome Happy for you I use coupons but,I've never price match maybe I should start I've seen a lot of people in the grocery stores doing price matching I just need to get into it I tried to download an app from Zher's they told me to download it as they don;'t accept printed coupons anymore I have a Blackberry Bold and it wouldn't let me download the app
Jul 04, 2016 @ 11:06 pm
1buzzer

Hi Wendy

I do my price matching weekly and usually the cashiers are pretty good as long as ur not taking forever or they can be a little grumpy but yes I will usually separate it all and I use flip and actually take a screen shot of each price match item then when I put it on conveyer I put in the same order just something I found works easy sometimes when using the flyer (for me) it can take a bit longer to do. I do most price matching at Walmart too they are the best (as long as u have a big one sorry to hear wonderwhatif) anyway keep at it can totally cut down on the cost of food I also wanted to mention if you get the coupon book in ur paper those items will always end up on sale before the coupon runs out so if ur patient u can save even more. Anyway congrats
Jul 05, 2016 @ 12:46 am
wonderwhatif

1buzzer

Thanks! My walmart is pretty big and great for the home stuff, but the grocery section is just strangely small...maybe it's a quebec thing haha.
Jul 05, 2016 @ 02:50 pm

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