My life is complete, I now have absolutely no reason to set foot in a Wal-Mart store again. Previously, I would
stoop to this level if for nothing else than they sell a chemically identical End Bac II spray for about $2 for a 19 oz. can (vs. $6 or more for a 15 oz. can of the brand-name End Bac II). Well okay, I did go in once just to check out the How to Train Your Dragon
toys, but that’s it,
So Target is no saint or savior, but I do find them at least two or three notches marginally less despicable than Wal-Mart. And now they have their own store brand of the exact same disinfectant. Same size, same price. Oh, but what’s this? They also have an adorable little travel size can, maybe enough for one suit for one or two gigs. Not economical at $1.50 for a 1 oz. can, but might be just the thing if you really like to travel light.
It was established here a while back (sorry, don’t have the post bookmarked) that all of these sprays — whether “real” End Bac II or the Wal-Mart house brand and now this Target stuff — come out of the exact same factory, off the same assembly line and filled from the same vat, the only differences being the can and the added scent. Basically, you’re not getting anything with brand-name End Bac II except four bucks poorer, and the prestige of not giving Wal-Mart your money. So if you’re okay with Target instead, here’s your opportunity to win both ways.
The big can is found in the house cleaning supplies, near the Lysol and Febreeze and stuff (watch out for the “bathroom cleaner” version in the green can — it’s the same disinfectant, but the added scent is totally nasty). The itty bitty can is found with the travel sundries (alongside the wee toothpaste and deodorant and whatnot), on a blister-pack card.