Reader BrotherFlounder is wondering what’s so special about these generic Winn-Dixie snack bags that makes them more expensive than similar brand name ones.
I was shopping at Winn-Dixie yesterday when I found something rather odd. I always assumed that the generic store brand items were supposed to be cheaper than national brand, barring a sale. But here the generic “snack” bags, which are actually a bit smaller than the Glad sandwich bags, are nearly a dollar more expensive. No sales, either.
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen something nutty like this at Winn-Dixie. Not sure what’s going on over there. Maybe they’re trying to emulate Target?
It’s always a good idea to pay attention to prices — even with generics. You never know what goes on in the mind of a grocery store.