II. Thesis Statement: Costco vs Sam’s Club. Show Preview of Main Points slide here (#2)
III. Preview of Main Points: Three key features that distinguish Costco and Sam’s Club.
A. The membership
B. The products
C. The employees
Transition: Let’s talk money as I take you to my first point, the membership.
Show First Main Point Slide here (#3)
I. First Main Point: The membership
A. Would you pay to shop at a store?
1. I know it seems ridiculous to pay money just to get into a store, but that’s just what Costco and Sam’s Club are banking on you doing.
2. Both Sam’s club and Costco make it their job to …show more content…
Both Costco and Sam’s have three types of memberships. Raechel Conover, a freelance writer who writes blogs and articles for Yahoo, compares the memberships of Costco and Sam’s Club on her blog. According to Conover, Costco’s Gold Star membership, their cheapest option, is perfect for students. At $55, it includes two membership cards as well as discounts on prescription drugs, optical, free health screenings. What’s great is that even if you are not a Costco member, you can still use their pharmacy and get discounts on prescriptions. Ten dollars cheaper than each of Costco’s membership options, Sam’s seems like a better choice up front for college students. Sam’s college friendly membership is called Sam’s Savings. It includes two membership cards and free health