"Our mission in introducing Simply Right, Artisan Fresh and Daily Chef brands is to delight members with high quality products at an extraordinary value," said Maurice Markey, VP proprietary brands for Sam's Club. $4.37 $ 4. Sorry, but we can't respond to individual comments.If you need immediate assistance, please contact Customer Care. For $100 a year, a Sam's Plus membership returns $10 for every $500 spent on qualifying items, up to $500 a year; grants extra savings on select prescription drugs without insurance; and allows up to 16 add-on memberships for $40 each. •Organic whole bean coffee But Costco's prices were better than Sam's Club's prices on nine products, with average money savings of more than 11 percent. Sam's West, Inc. (doing business as Sam's Club) is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart Inc., founded in 1983 and named after Walmart founder Sam Walton.As of January 31, 2019, Sam's Club ranks second in sales volume among warehouse clubs with $57.839 billion in sales (in fiscal year 2019) behind rival Costco Wholesale. During September Baby Month at Sam's Club, members can sample and take home Simply Right diapers, wipes and formula on Saturday, September 17, or receive free formula samples at www.simplyrightformula.com. The Costco membership is so much more valuable to us now because it makes renting a car so much cheaper on our yearly vacation." No one tests cookware like we do. The same was true on a Canon EOS Rebel T6 camera bundle (including two lenses, a case, and a 32GB SD card): It was $749.99 at Costco and $749 at Sam's. Simply Right is a health and wellness line that includes baby care products, vitamins and supplements, OTC products, and health and beauty aids. - Higher rankings in customer satisfaction surveys. Sam's Club is more like going to the DMV." Both Sam's Club and Costco also have auto-buying programs that offer haggle-free vehicle pricing for club members. The products under the three brands were previously all available under the Member's Mark brand. Memberships are not required for Sam's health screenings. Bottom line: Sam's Club memberships are cheaper, but the higher fee at Costco might be a good investment for shoppers who take advantage of the club's wider selection of cut-rate services and its robust prescription program (a feature that requires a membership upgrade at Sam's). Sam's Club offers members free 24/7 tech support by phone to help with troubleshooting and setup for select electronics. Member's Mark Food Service Translucent Plastic Portion Cups. We encourage members to experience our new brands on their next shopping trip to Sam's Club and provide feedback at SamsClub.com.". •Dried Montmorency Tart Cherries Sweetened with Fair Trade Certified Sugar Send me an email when my question is answered, We're committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. Pickup not available. Review of Member's Mark Grills . When pressed to declare a victor, we settled on Costco — by a hair. Plus members also get early-bird shopping hours and free shipping on most items with no minimum purchase, a new benefit. Manufacturers, Both Costco and Sam's Club claim large followings, and consumers seem to have their loyalties. I use white vinegar to clean my coffee pot as well as I add a little in the dishwasher to keep dishes shining from the hard water. (BJ's counts 215 clubs concentrated in the eastern United States.). See more details at. There is an order minimum of $35 and additional delivery fees apply. Both clubs require members browsing online to sign in to see prices for many electronics, which can make comparison shopping onerous. At Costco, a basic Gold Star membership costs $60 a year and is for household use only. Although both stress that a receipt is preferred, they will attempt to process returns without one. - 535 in the U.S. and Puerto Rico (747 worldwide). Others asserted that Costco seems to carry more upmarket inventory and a larger selection of healthy and organic products. This pan is heavier than my previous one and heats evenly. Note: Cheapism does not accept or publish guest blog posts. The perforated blade is also at the bottom of the box, so you have to carefully tear the top of the box from the box to be able to get into the box vs just snap out the perforated side or put a slide cutter on it.