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However Sam's Club generally doesn't carry any (or at least many) Walmart / Sam's Club branded products.

Over time, Sam's has added more house brand products. They change the brand names every two or three years, so I don't remember them; but they're pretty easy to recognize as house brands. I started buying Tide powder in bulk at Sam's, later switched to the house brand when it became available. Ditto Kleenex, though Aldi is pretty competitive there. I'm pretty sure the white distilled vinegar I buy is a house brand. I was disappointed when the house brand of whole almonds disappeared; that looks like a price increase to me.

They [Costco] also intentionally randomize the store's layout periodically. (They do this MUCH more often than Sam's Club, in my experience.) That's because they want to force you to go down every aisle to see what is available today.

That would drive me nuts. It bothers me when Sam's moves stuff around and I have to ask an employee where to find something I buy regularly. On top of the inconvenient location, that's enough to make Costco a no-go for me, absent massively better prices than Sam's.

Still thinking about the credit card. May give it a try, but I'm not in enough of a hurry to make a trip just to apply.

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