Deli counter

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Ask for a Favor at the Deli Counter
The deli counter can be one of the biggest time sucks in the store. Instead of watching the store employee slice your ham, turkey and provolone cheese to the perfect thickness, Dang says you could shave minutes off your shopping by asking if you can drop off your order and return for it in five minutes—during which time you can hit up the meat section or cereal aisle, then swing back just before you're ready to check out.