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Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Eeyore » Dec 12, 2008 10:42 pm

I am totally PO'd! We bought a small Christmas tree last Sunday at CT. It went on sale today for 1/2 price so DH goes back with the receipt to get a price match. No Go! We have to bring the original one back in the box and RETURN it and then buy one off the floor, IF the original is saleable! What is this sh**? We only bought it a week ago and it's barely out of the box! It's on my floor, set up and decorated! You think I'm going to tear it down because you are an a$$hole? Needless to say a letter will be going to head office and some nasty words were told to the manager at the offending CT, along with a pledge to boycott CT forever!

Retailers are griping that people aren't buying Canadian and yet consumers are putting up with this carp? I hate to say it but Costco and Walmart are much more consumer friendly! Wanna return something? Sure, no problem? Wanna price match? Sure, no problem!

This whole global economy is going to send me into therapy!
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby kelly_m » Dec 12, 2008 10:47 pm

I feel your pain...but one has to remember that each CT is individually owned and operated, yet SHOULD follow CT practice, which includes pricematching. But, some stores are run like carp and owners or managers will do whatever the heck they want it seems....well seems in ours too, but, I have been told otherwise.

Okay that probably doesn't make you feel better, but I couldn't send you a FF in time.... :wink:
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Eeyore » Dec 12, 2008 10:50 pm

LOL! I'll accept a raincheck on the FF! A letter will be going to head office!
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby kelly_m » Dec 12, 2008 10:54 pm

Dang.....one less for me...
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Eeyore » Dec 12, 2008 10:56 pm

You just have to see the dark side of everything don't you???? :lol:
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby kelly_m » Dec 12, 2008 11:09 pm

Me??? You're the one sending nasty letters!

(which is warranted in this case)
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Eeyore » Dec 13, 2008 12:56 am

Nice to see I have someone in my corner... Thanks Sis! :)
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Smitty » Dec 13, 2008 1:53 am

I'd be definitely po'd!
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby DonnaZn2SK » Dec 13, 2008 3:16 am

Lyn,

If they are identical trees, then why not buy the one on sale and use the receipt from the other one to return it?
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Re: Give me a reason to buy Canadian!

Postby Laura » Dec 13, 2008 7:44 am

I worked for a woman once who expected me to go by the book in every case . . . which I did because she was the boss.Sometimes the "policy" was stupid,as in this case.

I am glad I no longer work with the public.

I found CT very helpful when I had a complaint,they fixed my problem right quick and were very nice about the whole thing.
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