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August 7, 2007
Why It's Here: "If you are filling a prescription," Liebmann says, "you need to wait, spend more time, and put another item in your basket."
Shopping Tip: Drop off prescriptions before you start grocery shopping to minimize idle waiting. You may find better deals on health and beauty products in a supermarket than at a drugstore. There is a large profit margin on these products, which supermarkets are sometimes willing to cut into to gain more regular pharmacy business.