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Old 01-29-02, 01:27 AM
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If you are thinking about pre-ordering from 800.com

Be careful:
I posted this in the store forum, but I thought it was worthwhile to post here as well.

800.com in deep trouble
Read this on F___Company. I wonder if there are any 800.com people still monitoring this board and would like to comment:


"Rumor has it 800.com laid off around 24 people -- 18%. Also... changed return policy to 7 days, stopped price-matching policy, and stopped selling gift certificates (prolly don't wanna deal with the payout hassles/bad karma after they go outta business...)."

I looked over the site and they definitely:

1.) Stopped selling Gift Certificates
2.) Return policy is now 7 days. Pretty POOR......
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Old 01-29-02, 08:18 AM
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all of that free popcorn finally caught up with them....

seriously, though, i hope not cause even though it's been awhile since i ordered anything from them, i was always impressed with their service.
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Old 01-29-02, 01:11 PM
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I used to love 800.com. They always had great deals and good prices on DVDs, web coupons, free popcorn, and good customer service.

But, I think everyone will agree -- that among reputable stores, it's the final price that counts. And that's what has hurt 800.com.

I haven't placed an order with 800.com in over a year due to the fact that I can do a 15-second search and find the same exact product much cheaper.

And this should be a lesson to other companies out there: Don't price yourself out of the market!
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