Bentonville, Ark. Sam's Club on Wednesday said it will offer annual memberships for non-members and a $40 gift card for existing members with the purchase of select merchandise in its 593 clubs nationwide. In addition, Sam's Club will also cash economic stimulus checks for members at no charge.
The Sam's Club economic stimulus bonus membership and $40 gift card are available with the purchase of any one of a dozen certain items, beginning May 18 through May 31. Some of the featured items include BF Goodrich Tires, a Brighton Patio dining set, Serta Mattresses, a choice between two Samsung LCD TV models, a Blu-ray home theater system, a Nikon digital camera and other electronics.
Existing members who purchase any one of the special products may renew their membership with their $40 gift card, use it toward another purchase or pass it along to family or friends.
In a recent survey of 2,500 Sam's Club Business Members, more than 70% report saving enough in just one month on their purchases to pay their annual membership fee.