31 Weeks to a Better Grocery Budget Video Series: How to Price-match at Walmart

In this video, I talk about price-matching at Walmart–a great way to save money and time! You can find the Walmart Coupon Policy here.

As an aside, I found it really funny that, when I met up with some readers in Indy, they told me they were so surprised I was as animated in real-life as I am. They said that I come across as very quiet and reserved on my videos.

It cracked me up, because I’m pretty sure the last thing my real-life friends would dub me as would be “quiet and reserved”. However, it’s apparent I still have a long way to go in getting over my camera-shyness! :)

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    • wkares says

      Walmart price match: Kroger should have a price attached to ad that says the price without the 10 count. They will match that price or the price with a 10 count purchase. Me, myself have not tried it without an ad but I have tried it with an ad. Last I checked my local Walmart would NOT take a internet printout of the competitors ads. It had to be from a stores salepaper. Make sure you get the sale price rung up.

  1. Chrissy says

    how do you handle using coupons on items that are price-matched? I have had a lot of cashiers say I can only price match or use coupons but not both. :(

    • Lindsey says

      they shouldn’t- because what’s to say you just go to the store advertising it and buy it from there-you can still use your coupon. I think that Walmart needs to retrain all the employees on their current policy- That way things would run smooth.

    • Rachael says

      I had a similar thing happen to me at my hair salon last week. They wouldn’t take a sale and a coupon together. I knew I was right, but there was no convincing them.

    • Courtney says

      Maybe different Walmarts have different policies on this or maybe it just depends on how helpful your cashier is – I’ve never had a problem using a coupon on a price-matched item. Even if the coupon beeps, the cashier has just pushed it through.

    • wkares says

      Each store has their own policy. At Walmart you can use coupons on a price matched item, on a marked down item, on a sale item.

    • Heather T. says

      I had the same problem one night but insisted that the CSM get a manager and she knew the store did take the price match which is just changing the price and the coupon. It does get frustrating sometimes especially when you know you are right.

  2. Christine says

    What about price matching generic items? Years ago I think they did it but then I was eating lunch with husband who works at Wal-Mart in the break room and they had a sign on the wall that they would not do that. I rarely price match but would like to start.

      • shelly says

        All of the local WalMart stores in my area (TX) match store brands. For example, a couple of weeks ago I went into WalMart with the HEB ad. HEB had their brand of cream cheese on sale, so I used the ad and purchased the WalMart brand. The cashier gave me a fit, so I went over to talk to the manager who confirmed that I was correct and they do price match store brand to store brand :)

    • Ruth says

      I think you should check with your local Wal-Mart. I know when the Walgreen’s in Florence, AL has their brand of eggs for .99, I am allowed to get the Wal-Mart brand of eggs for .99. The same is true related to other store brand items from other stores.. So, if Piggly Wiggly or Winn Dixie, etc., has their store brand on sale, you should be able to get the Wal-Mart brand equivalent for the same price.

    • kj says

      I always price match store brands. I had trouble with my local Walmart in the beginning of their new policy, but I don’t now. The one time I did recently, I just pointed out to the cashier (politely) that it is Walmarts rules, not my own. Their policy is very clear on their website…I didn’t make it up! :-) They do price match store brands, take other stores coupons, I don’t have to show the ad, they do match produce (as long as it is pound for pound-I do it for grapes weekly). They also price match and use coupons for the same items. I always have. I’m sure every Walmart is different, with different managers, but if the policy is clear, I don’t see how they can deny the rules.

      • wkares says

        Walmart Managers and cashiers are NOT fully trained to the policies of coupons or price matching. They recently would NOT take a competitors coupon. It was $5.00 off merchandise purchase. Nothing specific, just in store purchases. The manager of the entire Walmart store said NO! I came home, went to the walmart website; and it says they except competitors coupons. I can’t print off the rules, my printer is down. I would recommend printing off the rules and carrying that with you when you shop. I would save hundreds. Last I checked it didn’t say in any certain area via, sears, dollar stores, kroger, for taking or rejecting the stores coupons.

  3. Hannah says

    Can you price match store brand vs. store brand at Walmart? ex. kroger brand (or whaterver) milk for Great Value milk?

    I’ve always thought you come across as very poised in your vlogs, you rarely say um! That is really hard (for me anyways).

    • Debbie says

      I price match store brand milk all the time with no problems. Today I priced matched CVS store brand (case of) water and she didn’t even look at the ad. It was a very young girl cashier, however. I didn’t even profile her either. Ha!

  4. Jessica says

    Hi Crystal,

    I love your website, just wondering after watching the video of price matching at Walmart, if you have done any at Target. I have found that their prices are consistently lower than Walmart, and they also price match. I have price matched at Target with Kmart ads for some items that were on sale, but Target does require the sale paper and it needs to be the full sale paper.

    • Sherri says

      Target’s price match policy is very restrictive- practically to the point of being worthless (in my opinion). They will not match prices from stores which require a loyalty card to get the sale price. For me, that knocks out Martin’s, Kroger, CVS, Rite Aid, Harris Teeter, and Food Lion. The only ones left are Kmart and Walmart, so why bother? For me, they are all within 2 miles of my house, so it’s not worth the hassle to do a price match.

  5. catherine says

    Has anyone ever tried to price match individual pieces of produce from a store that has them marked per cent, when Walmart has them per lb? I tried to used Aldi’s add one time on peaches and it even through the manager off.

    • Emily says

      Me, too! I was going to ask the same question. I’ve never been able to get Walmart to price match Aldi’s ad for produce. They always tell me ‘our computers aren’t compatible with that.’ Luckily Aldi’s is just down the street. :)

      I love these videos, by the way! So, so helpful!

    • Missi says

      Yes I have recently with no problems. The new policy no longer requires you to bring in the ad. I will sometimes bring in the ad just in case or bring a notepad with all of the details written down so that I know I’m sure. I don’t typically have a whole cart full of items that need price matched, only a handful, so I just save those for last and tell the cashier what the new price is. If they ask, I will say what store, but otherwise I don’t. One time a cashier told me that another local store had the item even lower than what I had asked for!

    • Erin says

      Yes, I have price matched Aldi’s fruit deals many times (i.e. .19 each peaches/plums). They have to ring them up using a generic grocery function on the register —and not all cashiers are properly trained on how to do that unfortunately.

  6. Angie D says

    I have always assumed that the item (namely produce or meat) has to be packaged the same as it is in a competitor’s ad. For example, 3 lb bag of apples can’t get the per pound sale price from Dillons. Or, the price per pkg of broccoli at Aldi won’t qualify at Walmart b/c they are per pound there. Chrissy, I haven’t read the Walmart coupon policy in a long time, but I have the understanding that they won’t price match AND use a coupon in the same transaction. I’d love to hear if someone has had a different experience with the produce packaging issues between Walmart/Dillons/Aldi. Crystal, I can’t imagine how you would be as cute and bubbly with a camera as you are in person. I think you do great!

  7. Lindsey says

    You can not price match:
    -store brands
    -store coupons
    -meat- unless name brand (Tyson)
    Although they claim they don’t need the ad- BEWARE- I have had many stores tell me they don’t follow this.
    I stopped shopping at Walmart…I found that I like going to smaller grocery stores because they always have un-advertised deals.

    • says

      I’m with you Lindsey. I enjoy shopping at my local (smaller) grocery store much more and find that I save as much – if not more because of their great sales. I do plan ahead with all my coupons and their store ad. There’s also a lot less temptation at the smaller grocery stores. I find I don’t buy any extras when I just stick to my list. :)

      • says

        We’re in no coupon land here and our smaller store doesn’t accept printed coupons.

        However, I LOVE shopping there and would rather give them the business than Walmart. They have the best customer service ever and I can get in and out of there in 15 minutes with quite a few items.

        I still go to Walmart for a few things – carrying a shopping basket makes the trip go a little bit better.

    • Courtney says

      Our Walmart will price match competitors’ store coupons as long as there are no qualifications on the coupon (like if it says “With separate $5 or larger purchase”).

    • jenna says

      I think it depends on the walmart, mine here in central ohio will price match store brand items and they will take competitors coupons. I also have not had to have the ad to price match since the commercials started about them price matching.

    • shelly says

      Actually, you can price match store brands. I confirmed this just this past week with the manager of one of our WalMart stores.

    • Debbie says

      I just price matched store brand water today. And I’ve price matched meat in the past no problem. Is this a new policy?

  8. says

    Awesome. Walmart has a separate page for their ad match policy.
    http://walmartstores.com/10563.aspx

    I would emphasize what Crystal said about the ad being from a local store. My store will not price match Target because there is not a target within 20 miles of us. Same with Big Lots. Some stores might let you, but generally if the ad is not for a store in the same town you’ll likely have problems.

    Price matching comes in really handy during the holidays when one store has a super hot price on something and they sell out right away. You don’t even have to deal with the crowds, just go to Walmart!

  9. chelsea says

    I price-match at Walmart every week. I usually only do produce, and I’ve never had a problem with it. I always have the ad with me just in case, and when I step up to the cashier they usually just ask me verbally for the price per pound or whatever as they’re weighing the fruit and they punch it right in. I always offer to let them see the ad but they rarely take me up on it. I do take the time ahead of time to write down the specific price of what I’m planning to buy, then the name of the store next to it. Since I can have up to 5 circulars with me, this saves time if the cashier happens to ask for the ad or I can’t remember the exact price off the top of my head.

    I don’t know if every Walmart does this, but mine will accept a print out of the current ad of a nearby store. We don’t get the Aldi ad in our mailbox, so I simply print it out and take it with me. I’ve never had a problem with this.

  10. Melissa says

    I have had the opposite experience. Even though I printed out the information from corporates website and showed it to the cashiers, I have been given so much trouble trying to price match at Walmart that I have given up. I was told by the manager at my Walmart that they do not price match bogo’s, club card prices, or food items. When my husband and I got home we called corporate because we felt the info on their website was misleading. My husband was very polite, and he got hung up on. Needless to say, I have not tried to price match since then!

    • says

      I was told by a manager that they do not price match meat or produce. They switched their produce to be per item instead of per pound, so I could not match, even with an ad. I had the ad with me, too.

      Like you, I quit trying to price match. The items I wanted to price match were oranges and onions. I was told they now sell oranges PER PIECE, and not per pound (this made them VERY expensive), so a price match to a store that was selling them by the pound would not work.

  11. Michelle says

    how does it work for aldi’s produce? And how about Kroger when they have buy any 10 items with Kroger card you get for a certain price?

  12. miki says

    I got brave and tried price matching a few times. Thanks for your video. Many times at Walmart (more than other stores), items ring up with higher price, cashiers miss coupons, or price match wrong or skip the price matching altogether. With kids in carts and keeping track of prices and coupons, I usually don’t see the mistake until it’s too late. I’m wondering if it’s worth lining up at the customer service when that happens. What would you all do? For example, I price matched bananas for $.44, but they charged me regular $.59, bread that was marked $1.99 rang up as $2.69 (I was too busy making sure she didn’t miss the coupons!)

    • says

      I had this problem with bread before. The second time I went, I took the price from the shelf to show the cashier, because I knew it was ringing up higher (just like yoursin, in fact). the manager came over, and told me that the computer was right, even though the shelf price was lower. There was no apology. He took the price from me, and after that, the price on the shelf was higher. I have not bought bread there since that.

      • miki says

        He took the computer price OVER the shelf price? I don’t like it when managers don’t stand by the customer.

        • Barbara says

          I don’t know about your state but in Michigan we have a scanning law. Basically if the scan price is higher then the marked price, you get the product free plus 1 1/2 times the amount up to $5. It’s a hassle to go up to customer service to do this but in the end you win out.

          • Carol says

            I had this happen at Meijer. I purchased an item and when I checked my receipt on the way out it had rung up incorrectly. I went to the service desk and they refunded the overage. Then she handed me a $5 bill. I said I didn’t want a refund, I still wanted the item. She then explained that it was their policy to give $5 for a scanning error. Boy was I surprised. I have 2 Meijer stores equal distance to the East and the West. The one to the West is always great. The other one is always a hassle. I figure I will have to go to the service desk every time. The meijer coupons donot work by scanning and there are always pricing errors. Many times my manufacturer coupons don’t register when scanned and the cashier’s don’t correct them. When you ask them to double check if you catch it, they act like you are trying to trick them. I only go to that one when I am hitting Target the same trip because it is close by.

    • Naomi says

      I’ve never done the price matching, but in general I have had some similar issues at other stores w/ things not ringing up properly.

      If its a sale item, I just make sure I watch the item being rung up. That way I can say something if it comes up wrong. For my coupons, I have begun waiting till the end of the transaction. At that time, I hand them to the cashier one at a time. It kind of annoys them, but I’ve had them miss coupons so many times that I just figure they can get over it, because, like you said, I don’t want to have to stand in a customer service line for $1. However, those dollars add up over time.

      Also, if you shop at Dillon’s or Kroger, if they ring something up wrong and don’t catch it, you get the item for free, so it is definitely worth it to go back in that situation.

      • miki says

        Wow, I need a Dillon’s or Kroger in my area! I think I’ll go to customer service tomorrow because this has happened way too many times, and you’re right, those dollars do add up. And I’m going to start handing the coupons one at a time like you said. Handing them a bunch or one at a time, they are already annoyed with me, so why not make sure they don’t miss any.

    • wkares says

      I try to watch also BUT there are times when you are sick or just down right tired of checking everything. You just want to just get out of the store and go home. It just depends on the store you are at. Walmart, I sometimes catch it @ register. But sometimes I don’t. This last overcharge from Walmart. I caught it @ the truck. @ service desk; She called manager. I already double checked the items price on shelf, brought them with me for a easier check, to service desk. I went back 3 times to get my cash overcharge, ($1.91) line was very long so I kept coming back. There was NO apology. There never is. Another store that overcharges and I don’t catch it; I just take the loss. They act like they are doing you a favor with no apologies. Never any apologies. No I don’t buy much there because of it. Very poor relations managers. Yes, it is hard to watch plus trying to watch the coupons. People behind you having a stroke because you are taking to long. Sure have to stay FOCUSED on the thing @ hand.

  13. Elizabeth H. says

    I don’t know if this was already said because I didn’t read all of the comments, but my friend said our local Walmart keeps a binder of the local ads at the service desk in case there is a question on a price match and you don’t have your ad with you.

    • B says

      That would be nice. My Wal-Mart stinks. They request the ad and rip out the thing I am price matching. At this point, that hasn’t bothered me too much because I dont really need the ad, I think it is rather funny.) And today I was told by a cashier and a manager they don’t do overage. I will not be without my policies from now on.
      Or I am considering just not shopping there any more. (Its across the street from work so I can go on my lunch hour and shop every sale in one place, so it is so convenient….when it works.

  14. says

    I have found it helpful to cut out the section of the add that I want to price match and tape it onto a piece of paper. That way I can just had the piece of paper over to the cashier and they dont have to flip through all the pages in the multiple adds to find the price. It also keeps me organized so I know exactly what Im looking for when I go into Wal-mart.

    • Suzette says

      I would be careful doing that just for the reason that they may say they can’t verify that it is a CURRENT ad.

  15. Jenn says

    I have priced matched without the ad (thought I had it with me but didn’t) and had no problems. I just told them it was in ___ad for ___ this much and they keyed it in. I also have had no problems using coupons on priced matched items.

  16. Dawn says

    Walmart strategically blocks me from price matching fresh produce. I don’t have a super walmart so I’m stuck with the prepackaged preweighed very limited selection that my walmart carries. I miss superwalmart.

      • Dawn says

        What I meant was (for example) that instead of 4 pound bags of apples, my walmart only carries 5 pound bags. And often they don’t carry the same varieties that are in the Aldi’s ad. Technically, they will price match if I can find two comparable items…just haven’t been able to because the selection at my walmart is so poor.

  17. Sonia says

    I love price matching at Walmart. Lets me do all my shopping at Walmart. I tried to get them to match a per unit price (e.g, HEB had garlic at 4/$1 when walmart sold it by the pound) they wouldnt do it and said something like “We dont sell garlic by the unit and the cash register wont accept it”. Since I was in a hurry I didnt bother with calling the manager. In my personal experience they dont do that and I dont see it explicitly listed in their price match policy so I’m not sure how to argue that.

  18. Jennifer says

    I price matched at Walmart for the first time a few weeks ago. It was only one item, and the cashier said I had to have the ad (which I didn’t), so I told her what the Walmart policy said, she went to ask her manager and came back and price matched it! I haven’t priced matched since though because the lady was so rude! I don’t get the ads in the mail and I don’t buy a Sunday paper so I never have the ads to take anyway. I get worried trying to think about price matching.

    I think these videos are great! Got some good tips from them :)

  19. Emily H says

    Went to Walmart last week and they had re-trained the cashiers the day before. Cashier told me I could only use one like coupon because it said per purchase. I explained to her that per purchase means one coupon per item. I did also metion that some of the new coupons say only 4 like items per purchase. In this case, you can only purchse 4 items with a 4 like coupon and the 5th item can not be purchased with a coupon. She did not believe me. I told her to call a supervisor. The supervisor said I was correct. Just because they are “trained” does not mean they know they rules.

    • miki says

      Thank you, because the next person who price match or use coupons won’t have a difficult time at the register. One time I tried to gently ‘re-train’ a cashier, she got real snippy with me and scrunched up my coupons and started banging the scanner on the counter. I guess the coupons weren’t scanning right because she wrinkled them!

    • Suzette says

      That happened to me one time at a local grocery store. I had a large number of an item (probably 40 or so). The cashier told me that purchase and transaction were the same thing. After some discussion and the cashier insisting she was right, I smiled and told her that I’d like her to ring my items up in 40 separate transactions then. She wasn’t happy about it and I ended up being in line for about 25 minutes. :) Yeah, I’ve maybe been accused of being stubborn a time or two.

  20. says

    I have to admit that I’ve started price-matching at Wal-Mart in recent weeks, and I am NOT a Wal-Mart fan. It really is nice, however, to go in with a few different ads and get everything in one spot. Today I got 80z of mushrooms for $0.69 (Aldi), Dutch Country Bread for $1.44 (Dierbergs), and 8oz Daisy sour cream for $1 (Shop n Save) – all at WM! I’ll have to see if my conscience will let me keep up the neglect of my local stores, though… ;)

  21. says

    I am the local price match guru for our area. I produce The Price Match Report that can be used in the North Texas area. Whether or not your store will match meats, produce and store brands is up to each store manager. Our store does! The best way to find out what your store does is to call and ask to speak to the manager – not an assistant or a CSM! I only put stores on my report that our manager has agreed to match. Now when a cashier sees a customer with my report they know it’s right!

  22. nicole says

    My walmart price matches tons of stuff. I’ve never had any issues! I price matches a roast last week and saved $3, potatoes also saved $3. And the cashiers told me they price match other stores generics to theirs so I got their great value cheese for 1.50 less per block and the shredded mozzarella for 3.50 less than the marked price! I’d go to the other stores but they are 20-30mins away. I guess I better keep it up while I can it sounds like most of your stores don’t do this! :(

  23. SuAnne says

    One issue I’ve run up against is that they will only match for stores in your town, so since I do not have an Aldi in my town they will not match their prices, but they will match stores like Walgreens and CVS as well as other grocery stores in your town.

    Today an issue I had was when I tried to buy oranges for .88 a pound in a price match, but Walmart was selling them for .75 each. She could not figure out how to make the price match.

    I have been very pleased with price matching at Walmart, they never give me any trouble, are very nice about it, and don’t usually ask for my ad. I’ve even been doing it at the self check lines, and the cashier just helps with those items.

  24. Erika Edwards says

    Ok.. so do they price match and take coupons on the price matched items????? Thanks in advance!

  25. alicia says

    Do you think Walmart would price match the items at my local Commissary? They have their ads in the store, but since its a military store idk if they would accept them in their price match

    • says

      I’m at a base in NC and they don’t price match the commy. I buy my regular groceries at the commy and price match any produce sales at walmart since the commy’s produce has been really high lately!

  26. Ashley says

    I’m also wondering about the sales that Kroger has when you have to buy 10 to get the price…does Walmart require that I buy 10 to price match?

  27. Anna says

    I have never tried to price match things at Walmart but lots of people I know have been successful. Maybe sometime.

    Crystal, thank you for the videos! I love them and they all are so useful!

  28. amy says

    i price match all the time at walmart. when it comes to items that are 10 for 10 or any sale of that sort, you do not have to buy 10 to price match at walmart. they will price match it to a dollar or what ever the sale price is from the store based on what that other store requires. with in the recents weeks, walmart has been cracking down on their coupons and some cashiers will not give the price match unless you have the ad or they have one at their register (now it all depends on the cashier too lol). as long as you go in confident that you know what should be done, you will have no problems. i am definitly not afraid to wait for a mgr either if the cashier has an issue with it!

  29. Patti says

    I am the exact opposite of you guys… I will pay any amount not to have to shop at WalMart. Every time I go there, I have a problem with a cashier. The last time I “had to go” to WM, my son was shopping for college and we thought a one-stop trip would be helpful. We unloaded all of our items and watched as the cashier rang up one by one. I had a $10 coupon for an item, pointed it out to him, and he still rang it up wrong. Had to wait in line at customer service for 30 minutes to clear that up. The time before, the cashier left the line for 20 minutes to go check a price for a lady. No lie!!! I swear every time I will NOT return and yet, I read posts like this and think, “it can’t be that bad” but it always is!!! My sanity is worth way more than I can save at WalMart.

    • Heidi says

      You know, I think it depends on the Walmart. My mom lives in the Northeast and she refuses to shop at a Walmart, for a variety of reasons. She will pay more just not to have to go there. I absolutely love my Walmart here in North Texas. It is clean, friendly, helpful. One time I had a problem with a coupon and I knew I was right but the cashier would not hear it. I just wanted to get out of the store. I came home and called the store and politely complained. The next morning I got a call from the assistant manager apologizing for the hassle. She said that they would discuss coupons with their cashiers at their next meeting! I was very impressed.

  30. says

    It does seem to be hit or miss. If I go right from my home the walmart in that city will not price match, will not accept most coupons, and always gives folks hassles , they are major headaches on returns and often have empty shelves of items on sale.
    If I go left I rarely have a problem, I get to use almost every coupon I give them (on the rare occassion I can not use the coupon it is almost always my fault I didn’t read it right) In these few cases it is easy for them to take the item off my bill. After I ring out I use the benches of front scan my bill it takes me four or five minutes if there are mistakes I go to customer service right away they always correct cheerfuly. I rarely have a issue of any sorts at this store. So it truly is hit or miss and sometimes it is just bad cashier.

  31. erika m says

    I love getting good deals, but I am wary of Wal-Mart, I hate supporting a company that beats down farmers, manufacturers on their prices, and supporting EVERYTHING “made in China”. For sure I have these items, but I now do everything I can NOT to buy or support them, only absolutely needed items, its very difficult to find USA based products! and Aldi had garlic from China, we can’t even grow our own garlic now? So frustrated, but really, by doing this they are ousting local businesses! And I have nothing against China, and I am not even that patriotic, but when NOTHING is made here or near here…that worries me!
    Tangent over :) I am not picking on Crystal or any other Walmart shoppers, I know families need to save where they can ( we have 4 kids!)I have shopped there too, I just try to support them as little as possible!

    • J. Crews says

      I’m not sure about now, but I know not to long ago, Walmart had many ads about it’s “Made in America” items. I just checked a t-shirt I purchased there a couple months ago and it was manufactured in USA. I know lots of stuff is produced outside the country, but I think they do try to buy from USA, if only to be able to say they do. As for beating down farmers and such, I know it’s popular to target Walmart as a bad guy by certain groups, but getting your product accepted by Walmart is almost an assurance of success, even at a more reduced cost, simply because of the volume sold.

      I agree customer service could be better, especially online. I’m trying to get them to honor a price on a Halloween item from last year (long story). I have the email where they guaranteed the price and said they put it in the computer, I’m a week into arguing this with them. Now they’re not responding at all. Time to kick it up a notch. By the time I’m finished, they’ll give me the price. Oh yes, they will. Plus a gift card. He he he

    • Kellie says

      I agree with you. I do shop at walmart but try to only buy USA produce. Other things are harder to get around.

  32. Kristine says

    I hate going to Wal-Mart, and our local store usually has terrible produce. I prefer to just shop at Aldi (which has very good produce where we live) and the regular grocery store and Walgreens for sales.

  33. RuthS says

    This has nothing to do with the topic of the video, but this was the first video in this series where the sound was perfect for me! So if you did something different, kudos! :) (I normally have to turn every volume control I can to high and then make sure the kiddos are silent :)

  34. Emilie says

    I have only prrice matched twice…I try not to shop there as I always end up with extra items. I need more willpower to go there! I also try to shop local as much as possible.

    On black Friday last year, I was wating in line for a DS at the 5am sale time. While I was in line, my sister and I went through the store and using the other stores ads I had in my purse, found as many items as I could. After I got my DS, I went to the line and price matched the 4 or 5 items and then went home without having to go to the other stores at 5am! It was great!

    I also price matched peanut butter from the local grocery store becasue my coupon said “available at Walmart” and the grocery store told me they could not honor it, so they lost my business that day and I still got my peanut butter for 1.59 a jar.

  35. Dana says

    I think the price matching is great and I will price match every once in a while when Aldi is out of certain produce but I have found that everytime I do, I kick myself. Our Wal-Mart has very low quality produce choices- yes there are some organic items but then that is not a price match. I wish Harris Teeter would price match!

  36. says

    Reading some of the comments about not price matching meat, I am speechless. I am so sorry that you ladies have had these experiences.
    Just a few weeks ago I was able to price match ground beef (I don’t remember the brand) for $1.99 per pound. I got a family pack which was somewhere around 5 pounds. No problem at all.

    I have also price matched tomato paste at 4 for $1. No problem.

    It amazes me the difference in the interpretation of the corporate policy at all of the different locations.

  37. Jennifer says

    Price Matching Question:

    So I’ve noticed in the Walgreens or CVS ads that they will say Shampoo is $4-$2 Register Rewards=Like paying $2 (something like that…hope it makes sense?) Can you price match for the $2 even though it’s a register reward?

  38. Suzette says

    How about doubling coupons.. This week Kmart will double coupons up to $.99. Will walmart match that?

  39. says

    Inspired by this video, I tried price matching and it was so easy! I can’t believe I hadn’t tried it before! Thanks for sharing!