In addition to the video's advice, a report by Lifehacker includes additional tips on the optimal times to hit up your local Costco, thanks to a Quora post from a longtime Costco store manager, Jon Van Guilder. He also recommends making your Costco run in the mid-to-late afternoon from 2:30pm to 5pm, as well as in the morning right after the store opens and, perhaps even better, the last 45 minutes before the store closes. Here's Guilder's full post:
This is all to say that you've got another good reason to run out of work early.
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