Strategic shopping: When to buy store brands

KC Strategic Shopper Maureen Welsh is shares tips for when to buy ‘store brands’ vs. ‘national brands.’

According to Welsh, so many people, especially now, gravitate to buying store brands because they are cheaper. But that isn’t always the case. Although store brands are on average about 25-29 percent less expensive than national brands, there are many examples where the store brands are actually more expensive than national brands or are not as good quality (thereby costing you more money in the long run).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s