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Surprisingly Good Costco, Walmart, and Target Products

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For many of us, the internet has changed the way that we relate to the most basic items in our home. People spend days searching for the “best” cleaning products, food staples, and toiletries online, and while some of the boutique brands they find may be worth the effort (and price tag), most of the time equivalents that are just as good or better are sitting front-and-center at your local big-box store.

Smart shoppers know that quality doesn’t have to be expensive, and we’re here to tell you that finding it doesn’t have to be complicated, either. Picking up a box of generic acetaminophen instead of Tylenol may be a no-brainer to most of us, so why do so many shoppers balk at buying store-brand items? If you’re in the market for something a little more exotic than aspirin, then take a look at our list of Inflatable Surfboards and Other Weird Stuff You Can Buy at Costco.

Click here to see surprisingly good Costco, Walmart, and Target products.

And it’s not just Costco. At that chain and at competitors like Walmart and Target, you’ll find everything from ice cream to light bulbs, skin cream to suede boots. And while such goods might carry a store-specific name (for instance, Kirkland at Costco, Great Value at Walmart, or Archer Farms at Target), chances are they’re made by the same manufacturers that produce the big-name brand equivalents. (They also might have better staying power. These are brands that disappeared in the last decade.)

The amount and variety of merchandise sold by these big-box stores is amazing. 24/7 Wall St. has assembled a list of 30 of the best things to buy at Costco, Walmart, and Target.

Source: Courtesy of Costco

Turkey jerky
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland

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Source: Courtesy of Costco

Raw organic honey
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland

Source: Courtesy of Costco

Cold brew Columbian coffee
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland

Source: Courtesy of Costco

Filtered water pitcher
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland Signature

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Source: Courtesy of Costco

Disinfecting wipes
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland

Source: Courtesy of Costco

Razor blades
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland

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Source: Courtesy of Costco

Ladies’ trench rain jacket
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland Signature

Source: Courtesy of Costco

Deluxe oversize mesh shopper tote
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland Signature

Source: Courtesy of Costco

KS1 putter
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland Signature

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Source: Courtesy of Costco

M42 gunmetal polarized sunglasses
> Store: Costco
> Brand: Kirkland Signature

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Coffee
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Mash-Up

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Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Mountain trail mix
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Great Value

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Extra-virgin olive oil
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Great Value

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Gentle skin cream
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Equate Beauty

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Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Men’s premium denim jeans
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: George

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Women’s suede boots
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Time and Tru

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Source: Courtesy of Walmart

LED lightbulbs
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Great Value

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

3 in 1 sports set
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Play Day

Source: Courtesy of Walmart

Collector’s boxes
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: CultureFly

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Source: Courtesy of Walmart

32″ Roku smart TV
> Store: Walmart
> Brand: Onn.

Source: Courtesy of Target

Creamy cashew butter
> Store: Target
> Brand: Good & Gather

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Source: Courtesy of Target

Cookie dough ice cream
> Store: Target
> Brand: Archer Farms

Source: Courtesy of Target

Six-cup pour-over coffeemaker
> Store: Target
> Brand: Made by Design

Source: Courtesy of Target

Stackable wine glasses
> Store: Target
> Brand: Made by Design

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Source: Courtesy of Target

Stoneware dinner plates
> Store: Target
> Brand: Hearth & Hand

Source: Courtesy of Target

Wear Resistant Nail Lacquer
> Store: Target
> Brand: Defy & Inspire

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Source: Courtesy of Target

Lavender and Bergamot All-Purpose Cleaner
> Store: Target
> Brand: Evenspring

Source: Courtesy of Target

Organic bath towels
> Store: Target
> Brand: Casaluna

Source: Courtesy of Target

Ellis tripod brass floor lamp
> Store: Target
> Brand: Project 62

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