Sam's Club goes Back to College with special products, memberships for dorm dwellers
Retail Editor 5 -- Home Textiles Today, August 1, 2011
Bentonville, Ark. - To kick off its Back-to-School/College seasonal promotions, warehouse club chain Sam's Club is planning to host an open house event at its sites around the county for members and non-members from Aug. 5-7.
Among Sam's dorm essentials assortment are towels and sheets, including an Izod four-piece sheet set priced at $49.98, as well as coffee makers and "everything mom needs to stock the dorm rooms of her college bound kids at a great value." Also in this mix are organizational items under the "Organize Your Life (and Dorm Room) for College" collection Sam's created for the season.
To "Keep the Dorm Stocked all Year," Sam's Club is also offering a "Collegiate Membership" to students with valid university IDs. College students can also receive a $15 gift card with the purchase of a Collegiate Membership and each membership comes with a second membership card to share with a roommate.