I’m a Walmart employee – sometimes the most discounted items are actually in the safest place in the store

A WALMART employee has revealed the best place in-store to look for discounted items, and it might be the place you least expect.

The staff member told blogger Kyle James on RatherBeShopping.com that sometimes the store’s cheapest items were in the locked display cases.


Customers entering a Walmart in the early eveningCredit: Getty
An employee unlocks a storefront for a customer


An employee unlocks a storefront for a customerCredit: Getty

Many of Walmart’s clearance items are not found in the closeout section, but instead are enclosed in cases.

The company uses this method to protect its merchandise from thieves.

Walmart keeps its cheaper electronics hidden away to reduce the risk of them being stolen.

Savvy shoppers usually recommend that customers check storefronts for better deals on electronics before heading to the clearance section.

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Action News 5 investigated why the company is doing this at several Mid-South Walmart stores.

He found that some stores kept discount electronics hidden in display cases, while others did not.

Wise asked an employee why he was doing this and he confirmed it was for security reasons.

Shopping experts say the fall season is the best time to check out these storefronts for discount electronics.

Best Life Online reports that the retail giant will have plenty of discounted electronics in its storefronts during this time.

More items will be sold at a discount as stores try to clear inventory for holiday item releases.

However, many stores plan to roll out sales in the coming weeks for customers who don’t want to peek through window displays.

Retailers nationwide plan to cut prices because they have too much inventory.

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CNN reports that stores like Target, Best Buy and Walmart are all looking for ways to eliminate excess inventory.

The outlet said this was a significant change from last year, as finding discounted items was in short supply for customers.

Walmart is known for having low-priced items, but some of its best sellers are hidden away


Walmart is known for having low-priced items, but some of its best sellers are hidden awayCredit: Getty