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Best Buys From the Dollar Store
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013 To find out which dollar-store items really are deals, I spoke with savings guru Andrea Woroch. And I visited a local dollar store (where everything actually was $1) and compared products and prices at a grocery store and big-box retailers. Here are ten things that you should be buying at the dollar store.
You can stock up on plastic food containers of all shapes and sizes for just a few bucks at the dollar store. At other stores, you'll pay closer to $3 for a single five- or six-pack of small containers.
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Hairbrushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste and deodorant are significantly cheaper at the dollar store. For example, a package of two name-brand toothbrushes at the grocery cost $6.99 versus $1 for the same pack at the dollar store.
You can find packages of paper plates and napkins in a large variety of colors and plastic utensils at the dollar store for about 30% less than party supply stores and at least 50% less than at the grocery store. Streamers, plastic tablecloths and mylar helium balloons also are a good deal at the dollar store.Read more: Yahoo Shopping/A>