Consumer Group Finds Target, Wal-Mart Cheaper for Groceries

Updated: 11/02/2013 10:07 AM By: Cassie Hart

A mother and son grocery shop.
A mother and son grocery shop.
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Consumer's Checkbook took a look at where you can get the best bang for your buck when it comes to buying groceries.

They took the same shopping list to different places, and the big standouts were Wal-Mart and Target. Using the common supermarket Cub Foods as a guideline, the analysis says both Wal-Mart and Target were 18 percent cheaper.

For a family that spends $150 a week on groceries, an 18 percent price difference adds up to about $1400 a year.

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