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Sam's Club Makes Game Day Parties Super with Exclusive Offers, Free Cake*

Texas members enjoy substantial savings on football-focused supplies from flat screens to finger food

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The football season comes to its exciting close Sunday, Feb. 3 with the most-watched event on television, and Sam's Club stands ready to help avid fans and amateur viewers alike prep for the big game.

Serious game watchers can depend on large pack sizes from Sam's Club for brand-named chips, dips and drinks for four quarters of super-snacking, while trophy-seeking hosts will impress with premium quality bake-and-serve appetizers and delicious game day themed cakes. For those who wish to take the guesswork out of entertaining, Sam's Club offers a free game day cake with cupcakes to all new Sam's Club members that sign up from Jan. 28 through Feb. 3.*

"At Sam's Club, our Texas-area members find no greater joy than to entertain friends and family during football season," said Corbett Jennings, Vice President-Regional General Manager at Sam's Club. "New lower prices and savings will make any gathering a super success."

Big appetites aside, game day means big eyes focused on the big screen. Just in time for the kickoff, Sam's Club offers great savings on Vizio 70-inch LED Smart TV for $1,598, a 60-inch TV for $888, or a Soundbar for $179 starting Jan. 23 (a $20 Instant Savings); or a Samsung 55-inch television for $1,248 starting Jan. 20.

New lower prices on select food items will be available Jan. 30, giving members plenty of time to stock up before the big game. Deals range from five pounds of Tyson cooked chicken wings for $15.48 to an 84-count Artisan Fresh cookie tray for $20.98. Sam's Club also has savings on soda, beer and bottled water and paper towels, cups and plates. Ready-to-eat food and snacks or ingredients to prepare your own game-day recipes – such as Pretzel-Crusted Sausage Bites – are available throughout the clubs and at SamsClub.com/meals.

Whichever occasion gathers friends and family to celebrate, the international cheeses, desserts and wine selection from Sam's Club will spruce up Oscars night and Grammy Awards gatherings, too.

The Value of Membership at Sam's Club

Sam's Club invites Texas-area members to experience how life is better in the club with extraordinary savings, services and merchandise and new membership benefits**, including:

  • Sam's Instant Savings for all members.
  • Cash Rewards for Sam's Plus members.

About Sam's Instant Savings

Sam's Instant Savings are additional savings that are automatically loaded onto each membership card. Sam's Instant Savings are automatically redeemed when a member checks out at the register, in-club or on SamsClub.com. Members can check Sam's Instant Savings at SamsClub.com, by downloading the Sam's Club Mobile Phone App (available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices), by signing up for Instant Savings emails or by scanning their membership cards at the Instant Savings kiosk in their local club.

About Sam's Club Cash Rewards

Sam's Club Cash Rewards is a pilot membership benefit available to Sam's Plus members in Texas-area Sam's Club locations.  This benefit provides $10 in Cash Rewards for every $500 spent on qualifying pre-tax purchases. Sam's Plus Members can earn a maximum of $500 in rewards annually. Sam's Plus members can track their Cash Rewards totals and progress on their SamsClub.com account. Cash Rewards are loaded annually onto membership cards and members can redeem their rewards for purchases in-club or on SamsClub.com.  Members can also convert their earned rewards for cash at the registers at Sam's Club locations. This new benefit is in addition to cash rewards received through the Sam's Club Discover® Card program.

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 34 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made Simple®, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam's Club on TwitterFacebook and our Mobile and iPad® App.

* Game day cake and cupcakes offer is available for new Members  in all Texas Clubs with a Bakery department plus Las Cruces, NM Club #4784 and Shreveport, LA #8273. Limit one per primary membership. Offer valid January 28 - February 3, 2013.

**The new membership benefits are available starting Oct. 10, 2012 to Texas-area new members and current members upon renewal of their annual membership. For more information, visit the Member Services desk at the local club.

SOURCE Sam's Club

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