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Welcome to West Lafayette! Your life has just started. Now is the time for preparing your new life. Here is the shopping lists of grocery stores and electronics retail stores. Click stores image, so that you can get detailed information as follows


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Ⅰ. Grocery Stores

 

A. Walmart

1. Synopsis

Walmart is a chain of large discount stores and warehouse stores. It provides a variety of products such as food, clothing, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and so on.


2. Hours

24 hours every day


3. Location and transportation

Address: 2801 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906‎

CityBus: 1B, 4B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

If you consider the quality of each product, there are some products you may want to shop for in other stores. For example, when it comes to towels, you’ll be in trouble with waste silk when you launder them.

Quality: Moderate

Price: Low


5. Links

http://www.walmart.com/

 

B. Meijer

1. Synopsis

Very big size grocery mall with good quality food and goods.


2. Hours

24 hour a day, 364 days a year


3. Location and transportation

Address: 2636 US 52, West Lafayette, IN,

CityBus: 4B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: High (Clean environment, good quality of dairy and meat)

Price: High (A little bit expensive)


5. Links

http://www.meijer.com/

 

C. Payless

1. Synopsis

Payless is a chain of grocery supermarkets with various high-quality foods. It provides Bakery, dairy, deli, frozen foods, general grocery, meat, pharmacy, produce, seafood, snacks, liquor.


2. Hours

24 hours everyday


3. Location and transportation

Address: 1032 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Citybus: 1B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: High Vegetable and Meat are very fresh.

Price: Low


5. Links

https://www.pay-less.com/

 

D. Target (Lafayette SuperTarget)

1. Synopsis

Target is a complete grocery store including a full-service dairy and bakery.


2. Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Sat: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Sun: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM


3. Location and transportation

Address: ‎3630 South Street, Lafayette, IN, 47905-4807

CityBus: 1B, 4B-1A


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Middle

Price: Middle


5. Links

http://www.target.com/

http://www.target.com/sl/Lafayette-SuperTarget-Store/1762

 

E. Marsh Supermarket

1. Synopsis

Marsh is the often forgotten “other” supermarket in town. It has a pharmacy and a redbox for movies, but it is smaller than Payless and Walmart. It is located slightly closer to campus.


2. Hours

24 hours everyday (Closes early on some national holidays)


3. Location and transportation

Address: 2410 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

CityBus: 1B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

They offer a frequent shopper card that gives a slight discount on selected items. Having a shopper’s card gives you access to digital coupons as well.

Quality: High

Prices: Middle


5. Links

http://www.marsh.net/

 

F. Hana market

1. Synopsis

They sell Korean, Japanese, and Chinese instant food, beverage, some vegetables. This is a store for one who want to eat east asian food.


2. Hours

24 hours a day, 364 days a year


3. Location and transportation

Address: Hana Market, 3457 Bethel Dr, West Lafayette, IN

CityBus: 4B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Moderate (Exactly same qualities in your countries)

Price: High (2~3 times higher than original prices)


5. URL

N/A

 

J. Asia Oriental market

1. Synopsis

Asia Oriental Market sells a variety of asian foods, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, and so on. Like Hana market, we can enjoy full-service deli and bakery. They sell Korean, Japanese, and Chinese instant food, Beverage, some vegetables.


2. Hours

Mon: Closed

Tue-Fri: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sat-Sun: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


3. Location and transportation

Address: 2400 Yeager Road West Lafayette, IN 47906  

CityBus: 1B, 5B


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Moderate

Price: Low


5. Links

http://asiaorientalmarket.com/index.html

 

H. La Village Food Market

1. Synopsis

It is a small international food market, you can find Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean seasonings here, and also a little fresh vegetables and fruits.


2. Hours

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM, 7 days a week


3. Location and transportation

Address: 208 South St, Suite B, West Lafayette, IN, United States

Walk: 5 minutes walk from Rawls Hall


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Moderate

Price: Little bit expensive


5. Links

http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-village-food-mart-west-lafayette

 

G. Campus Shop

1. Synopsis

They provide food and beverage, and pharmacy service. They focus on American food and beverage, especially all kinds of snacks. But, you can also find a little bit daily pharmacy, such as pain-killer, medicinal-alcohol and band-aid.


2. Hours

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, 7 days a week


3. Location and transportation

Address: 208 South St, West Lafayette, IN, United States

Walk: 5 minutes from Rawls Hall


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Moderate

Price: Little bit expensive


5. Links

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Campus-Shop/120535814689419

 



Ⅱ. Electronics retail stores

 

A. BEST BUY

1. Synopsis

Best buy is a chain of multinational consumer electronics retailers. It provides a variety of electronics, computers, appliances, cell phones, video games & more.  


2. Hours

Mon-Sat: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


3. Location and transportation

Address: 2323 Sagamore Pkwy S, Lafayette, IN 47905

Citybus: 4A


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: High

Price: Low (Student discount and Online sales are available.)


5. Links

https://www.bestbuy.com

 

B. Radio Shack

1. Synopsis

Radio Shack is an electronics retailer. You can buy cell phones, tablets, computers, audio devices, wires & cables, batteries,cameras, video games and so on. It is a small shop, so that there aren’t a large selection of items, but basic electronic items are available.


2. Hours

Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Sun: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM


3. Location and transportation

Address: 135 S Chauncey Ave Ste F1, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Walk: 3 minutes from Rawls


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

Quality: Moderate

Price: Middle  


5. Links

http://www.radioshack.com/home/index.jsp

 



III. Online Stores

 

A.Craig’s List

1. Synopsis

Craig’s List is an online classified advertisement page. The listings are localized and many good deals can be found on used furniture, cars, clothing, electronics, and many other goods. Shopping on Craig’s List takes a bit of work and you will need to have both transportation and a way to contact the seller, either by phone or email.


2. Hours

Since this is a classified page, there are no store hours, however, it is best to call people at reasonable hours, that is between 9 AM and 9 PM unless their ad says differently. Expert Craig’s List users check the site frequently because the best stuff is quickly taken. You have to be fast to obtain goods from Craig’s List, but for those who can do it, great deals can be found.


3. Location and transportation

Address: Depending on sellers


4. Rate (Quality, Price)

You are buying used goods, so the buyer needs to beware and ask questions. If you do not like what you see, don’t buy it.

Quality: Mixed

Price: Cheaper than retail prices


5. Links

http://www.craigslist.org/about/sites